Dunkin' Donuts Decks the Halls of Our Nation's Airports, Train and Bus
Terminals This Holiday Season
Dunkin' Donuts to Keep Busy Travelers Running in 2013 with Twelve New Airport
CANTON, Mass., Nov. 29, 2012
CANTON, Mass., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --With the number of airline
tickets sold for Christmas and New Year's already up more than 50% from last
year, Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked
goods, is prepared for the rush of travelers stopping by to fuel up at its
nearly 90 airport locations. In addition, 12 new airport locations are
planned for 2013, including the first Dunkin' Donuts at Louis Armstrong
International Airport in New Orleans, Dallas Love Field Airport, George Bush
International Airport in Houston, Des Moines International Airport, and
Chicago's Midway Airport.
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With 84 million people expected to take planes, trains and automobiles to
holiday gatherings in the coming weeks, many travelers will be able to visit
one of Dunkin' Donuts' more than 50 train and bus terminal locations. Highway
travelers also have the opportunity to visit Dunkin' Donuts at numerous travel
centers on Florida's Turnpike, the Maryland Turnpike, the Connecticut
Turnpike, Merit Parkway, the Kansas Turnpike and more.
"Airport and other non-traditional locations continue to be strong growth
areas for Dunkin' Donuts," said Grant Benson, CFE, vice president of
development at Dunkin' Brands. "Guests love the convenience of grabbing their
favorite coffee or baked goods wherever their busy travel schedules may take
them, and our franchisees enjoy the flexibility of these sites."
The company's growth in alternative locations, such as mass transit stations,
travel centers, supermarkets, college campuses and military bases, means that
consumers can fuel up for a holiday rush and keep themselves running through
the hustle and bustle of the season. Dunkin' Donuts currently has more than
500 non-traditional locations with a delicious line-up of beverages and
snacks, including Dunkin' Donuts hot and iced coffee, baked goods,
Oven-Toasted breakfast sandwiches, bakery sandwiches, and more. Many of these
non-traditional locations also offer Dunkin' Donuts Cards, a fun, affordable
and convenient gift to pick up for friends, family, and co-workers while en
route to holiday parties or gatherings. These cards can be purchased in any
amount between $2 and $100 and never expire.
Finally, Dunkin' Donuts' Trip Planner allows travelers to map all of the
Dunkin' Donuts restaurants along their road trip. Travelers can simply type in
a start and end address and the Trip Planner provides the most direct route in
addition to a list of accessible Dunkin' Donuts restaurants along the way.
Guests can also download and use the Dunkin' App for iPhone, iPod touch and
Android smartphones, which has a detailed restaurant locator with easy to find
directions to and information about local Dunkin' Donuts restaurants,
including store hours, in-store Wi-Fi, drive-thru availability and more.
For more information about Dunkin' Donuts, please visit www.DunkinDonuts.com
or follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/DunkinDonuts) and Twitter
About Dunkin' Donuts
Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop
for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the
regular/decaf coffee, iced coffee, hot flavored coffee, donut, bagel and
muffin categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer
loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for six years running. The
company has more than 10,000 restaurants in 32 countries worldwide. For the
full-year 2011, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported
sales of approximately $6.4 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is
part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For
more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.
CONTACT: Jenna Kantrowitz
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