What We Provide

Oakwells is the Travel Retail Specialist. Serving the needs of the local commuter and global traveler through our locations in first class hotels, airports and mass transit developments. Our merchandise mix is designed and presented to meet the daily needs and impulse sales of today's traveler. Oakwells offers a wide range and diverse product offering including, but not limited to:

Newspapers / Magazines / Books / Travel Guides & Maps


Cameras / Film / Batteries

Food / Snacks / Chilled Beverages / Candy & Gum


Souvenir / Gift Items

Greeting Cards, Health
& Beauty Items


Coffee Cafe (not available in all locations)

Traveling Made Better!

Our Story

Oakwells was formed in 2004 and is a privately held company that wholly owns and operates Newsstands, Specialty Retail and Food & Beverage locations in Airports, Rail Stations, Hotels and Hospitals throughout North America.


Our management team has over 25 years of retail and food & beverage experience, offering a depth of knowledge and know how on delivering a well built, well merchandised and well operated travel retail and dining experience. Oakwells stores are open and providing a wide spectrum of consumer products to the traveling public 365 days a year.

Michael Reilly

President and Chief Executive Officer

Michael is integral in the new business development process. He brings a wealth of knowledge about the travel retail and food & beverage industry to every aspect of the operations. He works towards successful relationships with our landlord partners, with the Oakwells team members and the community in which we serve.

Maurice Smith

Vice President Operations / Merchandising

Maurice oversees the store design and merchandise layout of each location. His expertise in Food, Beverage and retail allows him to create a specific identify for each location and venue we operate in. In addition, he oversees and guides our buying department keeping current with the changing trends and needs of the world traveler.

Melissa Mayer

Office Manager

Melissa is instrumental in developing our response to all requests for proposals. She oversees all company training and ensures that all of the Oakwells associates are compliant on all company policies and procedures. In addition, she manages both the accounts payable and human resources departments.


Oakwells, the traveler's newsstand, is the Preferred News and Travel Gift Retailer in North America, serving the needs of the changing lifestyle of the global traveler.