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Lagardère Travel Retail announces the opening of the first Godiva Café in Travel Retail across Asia


Lagardère Travel Retail

Paris, 15 April 2024

Lagardère Travel Retail, a global leader in the Travel Retail industry, in partnership with Godiva, is excited to announce the opening of the first Godiva Café in Travel Retail across Asia. The new store is located at the departure hall of Hong Kong international airport.

“Lagardère Travel Retail is proud to partner with Godiva, the global leader in premium chocolate, to launch the first ever Godiva Café in Travel Retail business in Asia,” said Angela Chan, Vice President of Operations, Hong Kong. “Lagardère Travel Retail aspires to weave bespoke experiences into every traveler’s journey. We are excited to co-create new baked treats with Godiva exclusively for the cafe at Hong Kong International Airport. These tasty new treats, together with the signature soft serve and chocolate shakes, are set to add a sweet touch to traveler’s journey.”

Godiva Café is the premium place to stop at any time to treat travelers with a splendid experience, beyond the special occasion. With centuries-old recipes, recognized quality taste is grounded in the Belgian Craftsmanship and inspired by passionate chocolatiers of Godiva. In additional to food and beverage offering, Godiva Café also provides a wide selection of signature Godiva chocolate retail products for travelers to create a touching gift for their loved ones.

Godiva Café is an elevated alternative to the everyday coffee and on-the -go food experience, it features an extensive selection of hand-crafted beverages, signature soft serve, Belgian-inspired sandwiches, and waffles. One of the iconic items of Godiva Cafés is the croiffle, a butter croissant pressed in a hot waffle iron which makes a deliciously crispy crust while leaving the center soft and chewy. There are four flavors available, including Three Cheese filled with melted Gruyere, Turkey & Cheese,and GODIVA dark or milk chocolate.

The daily store operating hours of Godiva Café at Hong Kong International Airport are from 7:00am to 12:00am, ensuring that every traveler can enjoy the chocolate-sprinkled journey.

About Lagardère Travel Retail
One of the two priority divisions of Lagardère group, Lagardère Travel Retail is a leading global Travel Retailer, with the longest standing expertise of serving the needs of travelers and partners across Travel Essentials, Duty Free & Fashion and Foodservice. Lagardère Travel Retail operates over 5,000 stores in airports, railway stations and other concessions in 42 countries, and has generated €5.2 bn in sales (100%) in 2022.  ​
We harness our pioneering culture to make travel more enjoyable with bespoke offers and experiences. We invest our world-class global expertise and local knowledge to design value-creating partnerships and experiences for our stakeholders: landlords, brands, travelers, employees and communities.  ​ We actively champion the more sustainable future of Travel Retail through our comprehensive CSR strategy, covering all aspects of where we, as a business, have an impact and can make a difference.  ●  @LagardereTR

About Godiva
With a Belgian heritage dating back to 1926, GODIVA Chocolatier is the global leader in premium chocolate. Inspired by the values of Lady Godiva – her passion, generosity, and pioneering spirit – GODIVA’s legendary name has become a universal symbol of luxury, quality, and the most delicious chocolate.
The company has a presence in more than 100 countries with distribution in over 800 boutiques, Global Travel Retail, department and specialty stores, and online. GODIVA offers a range of chocolate creations and is dedicated to innovation and excellence in the Belgian tradition. GODIVA is committed to developing, manufacturing and delivering food and beverage products that are safe, of the highest quality and consistently exceeding consumer expectations. From its famous truffles and shell-molded chocolate pieces to its European-style biscuits, individually wrapped chocolates, gourmet coffees, hot cocoa, Chocolate Soft Serve and other indulgences, GODIVA is committed to bringing the ultimate chocolate experience to the world.

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Emeline Bizot, International Communications Manager

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