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Milan Malpensa restyling continues

The revamp and makeover of Milan Malpensa Airport continues with the opening yesterday of Piazza del Gusto (Taste Square).

Encompassing an area of over 2,200sqm and is located in the departure area of Terminal 1, and follows the opening in May of Piazza del Lusso (Luxury Square).

The airport says the new stores and brands provide passengers with a “high quality commercial offer and create spaces that enhance the travellers’ experience”.

Piazza del Gusto is another important implementation of the Milan Malpensa expansion project and a further step closer to EXPO 2015, with the objective of offering travellers arriving in Milan for the event the comfort and style that characterise the city.

At the centre of the square is the 60sqm refreshment point Ferrari Spazio Bollicinie, or Ferrari Bubbly Space.

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Everything has been designed for a break of authentic Italian quality with mosaics and large mirrors enhance the colourful display of ingredients that stand out on the black and white of the furniture.

The menu, prepared by chef Alfio Ghezzi, reinterprets the traditional regional cuisine in a modern and light manner with utmost attention to seasonality and choice of raw materials for gastronomic specialities that accompany the wines of the house.

Next to Spazio Ferrari is Caffè Milano, with its red and white livery, which characterises the space, the Venchi store, historic Turin chocolate manufacturer, which today produces and exports more than 350 types worldwide, and finally Briciole Bar, where every product is prepared daily with fresh and genuine ingredients.

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In addition to these are the Furla, Moreschi, Pinko, Piquadro and Swatch stores, prestigious brands with ample and modern spaces.

The increased and renewed retail offer of Piazza del Gusto will be completed on December 10 with the opening of "Emozioni - Emotions", a 500 sqm delicatessen with a selection of the best domestic food & wine products.

Piazza del Lusso will have two new openings with by the end of the month the Damiani store, while in January the Hugo Boss store will open.

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