Steller honored for Tumi/Swarovski concept store at TPA

Tumi and Swarovski together at TPA

Stellar Partners, Inc. has been recognized by Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA), through its Excellence in Airport Concessions Awards.

Stellar received first place as Best New Retail Concept for its TUMI/Swarovski location at Tampa International Airport.

“We are extremely honored to have been selected for this prestigious award by ACI-NA. The credit goes to Stellar's associates and management team, who are dedicated to bringing outstanding retail experiences to our customers,” said Stellar's CEO Susan Stackhouse. “We would also like to thank the leadership team at Tampa International Airport (TPA) for its great partnership as we work together to create a world-class shopping environment.”

Stellar’s co-branded store at TPA blends the popular and innovative TUMI and Swarovski merchandise. The storefront of Swarovski’s Crystal Forest and the high gloss red storefront of TUMI combine with signage of the two well-known travel retail sellers.

Airports Council International-North America represents local, regional, and state governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports in the United States and Canada. The ACI-NA Excellence in Concessions Contest inspires creativity in the airport industry and recognizes innovative and outstanding airport concessions. The awards were announced April 26 during an awards gala dinner at the 2017 ACI-NA Business of Airports Conference in Palm Springs, California.