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Starbucks inaugurates the first Starbucks store on Ibiza at the airport on the island

  • The location, which is in the boarding area of the terminal building, has a surface area of 17 m2.
  • With the opening of this store, the brand has created 15 jobs.
  • The design of the first Starbucks Ibiza is inspired by the beautiful coves on the island, Ibiza architecture and its chic hippy philosophy and nightlife.
Ibiza, 8th June, 2018.

 Starbucks, the leading coffee roaster and distributor in the world, opened its first store today on Ibiza. It is located in the Ibiza Airport, specifically in the boarding area of the terminal building, and will be managed by SSP Spain, a leading multinational company in the management of travel restaurants which will be responsible for developing the Starbucks brand for the first time on the island.

The opening of this new Starbucks is part of the expansion plan through which the brand wishes to consolidate its presence on the Balearic Islands. To this end, the island of Ibiza is a key region because of its status as a tourism hotspot all year long.

15 baristas to offer the best personal coffee experiences

In order to offer customers the best service, the first Starbucks on Ibiza employs 15 of its now-famous baristas (coffee experts), who are trained to prepare up to 86,000 different and personalized combinations of beverages to order and in an artisan way.  Customers may choose everything from the type of coffee to the type of milk and syrups and enjoy the taste of Starbucks’ delicious beverages such as their famous Latte or Cappuccino made with the best 100% Arabica coffee and perfectly whipped milk to create the best cream.

About SSP Spain:

About SSP

SSP is the world leader in the travel restaurant sector with more than 50 years of experience and nearly 35,000 employees who serve approximately one million customers each day. It is present at 140 airports and 280 train stations and operates more than 2,500 locations in more than 30 countries throughout the world with a broad portfolio of more than 450 international, national and local brands.

About Starbucks:

Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed since its foundation in 1971 to work with the supply of raw materials in an ethical way and the production of the best Arabica coffee in the world. Nowadays, with stores all over the world, the company is the first coffee roaster and distributor in the world. Thanks to its commitment to excellence, Starbucks Coffee Company offers a rewarding experience that enriches the lives of people cup by cup. To share this experience, visit

About Grupo Vips:

Grupo Vips is one of the leading multi-brand and multi-format groups in the organized restaurant sector in Spain. The company manages a total of six well-known brands it either owns or operates under franchising agreements: VIPS, VIPS Smart, GINOS, Fridays, Starbucks and wagamama. Moreover, Grupo Vips has a premium sandwich, salad and take-away product factory, BSF. The company manages a total of 400 locations serving more than 120,000 customers a day. It runs a pioneer and restaurant sector-leading loyalty program, Club VIPS, with more than 1,000,000 members throughout Spain.  The App, which is unique in the market and was released at the end of April 2015, has already been downloaded more than 1 million times. Grupo Vips is a private equity company which was founded in 1969. Seventy percent of Grupo Vips shares are held by majority shareholders and founders, led by the Arango family, and 30% are held by the ProA Capital fund. Grupo Vips employs more than 9,300 people and ended fiscal year 2017 with 415 million euros in turnover. For the second consecutive year, Grupo Vips was listed in the ranking of the companies with the best reputation in Spain, as per the RepTrak® Spain 2018, as the only restaurant business to be included on the list.