The Paradies Shops Wins Contract Extension at Sarasota-Bradenton

ATLANTA , Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paradies Shops, the award-winning airport concessionaire based in Atlanta , has been awarded a contract extension at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) to operate three new stores through 2022. The extension will bring exclusive store concepts to SRQ, to include CNBC Sarasota Bradenton, Gulf Coast TravelMart, and the acclaimed PGA TOUR Shop featuring Brighton Collectibles.

At CNBC Sarasota Bradenton, news and convenience are the top stories in this state-of-the art newsstand featuring the leading global brand for business news and analysis. This trusted name in news offers an innovative alternative to traditional newsstands, airing the CNBC business day programming in the stores and offering an expansive range of popular newsstand items that include books and snacks, as well as an online station providing travelers with the opportunity to check stocks and real-time financial information. CNBC also features two exclusive Paradies programs: Press Express and the highly regarded and much sought after Read & Return Program.

Serving as a unique one-stop-shop, the Gulf Coast TravelMart will provide travelers with everything they need on-the-go, including an extensive assortment of news, sundries, snacks, chilled beverages and travel accessories, as well as regional apparel and gifts. Featured in the Gulf Coast TravelMart will be Dunkin' Donuts, America's largest retailer of coffee by the cup, offering a full service menu that will satisfy any breakfast, lunch or dinner appetite.

The PGA TOUR Shop, exclusive to The Paradies Shops, will provide the traveling public with only the finest golf and lifestyle apparel and accessories. Backed by the "Best Price Guarantee" that ensures the best value at the best possible price, the PGA TOUR Shop's broad assortment will appeal to both the golf enthusiast and the customer with the casual and leisurely lifestyle in mind. Located within the PGA TOUR Shop will be another Paradies exclusive, Brighton Collectibles, offering the most fashionable passengers at SRQ premium handmade merchandise, including handbags, jewelry and leather goods.

"The Paradies Shops has had the pleasure to serve the travelers at Sarasota Bradenton over the years, and we are appreciative of this opportunity to continue serving the traveling public at SRQ," said Gregg Paradies, president and CEO. "I also want to thank our team members at SRQ for their commitment to providing exceptional customer service that is recognized as the best in the industry, year after year."

Named Best Airport Retailer for the past 12 consecutive years by Airport Revenue News, The Paradies Shops was established in 1960. A family-owned business, The Paradies Shops operates over 500 stores in 63 airports across the United States and Canada . With extensive experience in operating both local and national brands, to include CNBC News, PGA TOUR Shops, Brooks Brothers, Brighton Collectibles, Harley-Davidson, and The New York Times Bookstores, The Paradies Shops maintains a substantial presence as one of the largest airport retailers. Additionally, The Paradies Shops operates several hotel properties and the retail program for the Georgia Aquarium, the world's largest aquarium, located in Atlanta . For more information, please visit

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