Odyssey India, a retail chain promoted by Hyderabad-based media house Deccan Chronicle Holdings, has been awarded a concession for setting up a bookstore at GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL), a subsidiary of the GMR Infrastructure.
The concessional agreement with Odyssey is for three-years, starting from the launch of the airport in March 2008.
GMR said that Odyssey had been selected on the basis of technical and financial evaluations, such as its background, network of operations in India, proposed categories of merchandise for the bookstore outlets and concept planned for this outlet.
As per the contract, Odyssey will set up and operate a bookstore in the passenger terminal building (International departure area) in the airport, spread over an area of 42 square metres.
Odyssey is expected to complete the interior fit out works by the end of December 2007, and commence operations by February 1, 2008.
Odyssey will offer an extensive range of newspapers, magazines, books, music and movies providing an undisturbed and pleasurable shopping experience in a friendly ambience with colourful and vibrant spaces.