Plaza Premium Group receives top recognition for its Airport Lounges and In-Terminal Hotels across Asia, the Middle East and Europe at Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards and World Travel Awards

Published on 04 Nov 2020

  • Plaza Premium First Hong Kong voted “Best Independent Airport Lounge” by Business Traveller Asia Pacific
  • Plaza Premium Lounge Rome voted “Europe's Leading Airport Lounge” at World Travel Awards
  • Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai voted “Middle East's Leading Airport Lounge” at World Travel Awards
  • Aerotel Muscat voted “Oman’s Leading Airport Hotel” at World Travel Awards

Speaking of the recent successes, Plaza Premium Group Founder & CEO Song Hoi-see shares “We are thrilled to have won two industry leading accolades. During what has been a challenging year for the travel industry globally, these recognitions have proven our team’s dedication in prioritising wellbeing and safety while maintaining outstanding service during this critical time. This is a very proud moment for us. We are grateful to all our global travellers for their unwavering support and encouragement to always push us to be the best.”

Business Traveller Asia Pacific Awards 2020

Plaza Premium First Hong Kong has been voted “Best Independent Airport Lounge” for the second consecutive year since its launch in 2018. Located at Hong Kong International Airport, Departures, Level 7, the ‘first-class’ lounge elevates the airport experience with curated in-lounge offerings, from an à la carte dining concept Primo, to an innovative all-encompassing bar Aerobar, featuring the most extensive whisky selection in the Airport, as well as TWG teas, Lavazza coffee and house made desserts. The lounge also includes shower cabins, complimentary massage services and ambassadors to personalise choices for passengers to suit their different needs.

In addition to Plaza Premium First, Plaza Premium Lounge Hong Kong by Gate 35 has been voted runner up under the same “Best Independent Airport Lounge” category. Opened late last year, Plaza Premium Lounge Hong Kong features stunning close-up views of the airport runway and has recently launched Smart Order, a contactless food ordering system via mobile. Travellers can now enjoy fresh made-to-order meals, and a tailored approach to food delivery options that minimise human contact as a part of the Group’s We Care For Your Wellbeing programme.

World Travel Awards 2020

“Being recognised for both our Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai and Aerotel Muscat is a tremendous milestone for our Middle East presence, not to mention our Plaza Premium Lounge Rome voted as the best in the region. With the resumption of travel domestically and international flights picking up, our teams in the Middle East and Europe are looking forward to supporting the revival of travel and to offer a worry-free airport experience to global travellers” shares Okan Kufeci, Regional General Manager of Europe and Middle East of Plaza Premium Group. Both Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai and Aerotel Muscat received their first accolade since its opening.

Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai has been voted “Middle East Leading Airport Lounge” at World Travel Awards 2020. Opened last January, it is the latest addition to the Group’s portfolio in the Middle East. Located on Level 4, Concourse A in Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport, Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai is the only airport lounge in Dubai to offer four 10-square-meter Family Suites, catering to the needs of large families or small groups. The lounge is serviced by a talented multi-lingual team who speak Arabic, Russian, Hindi, Tagalog and Turkish. The award-winning lounge also features a dedicated Playroom First-class, an enclosed private napping space and cigar lounge and prayer rooms, catering for every kind of traveller.

Continuing the winning streak in the Middle East, Aerotel Muscat has been awarded “Oman’s Leading Airport Hotel” by World Travel Awards 2020. Located in the Departures terminal at Muscat International Airport, the property features an indoor-swimming pool, fitness corner and comfortable guestrooms for travellers to relax and recharge before their onward journey.

Plaza Premium Lounge Rome has received recognition as “Europe’s Leading Airport Lounge” at World Travel Awards 2020, it is also the Group’s largest airport lounge in Europe. Located in Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport, Departures, Terminal 3, the award-winning lounge spans over 1,000 square metres, featuring 300 comfortable seats including the signature honeycomb seating to provide extra privacy and to encourage social distancing.

Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards is now on its 29th year and continues to celebrate the best in the travel industry, voted by over 30,000 frequent travellers who are taking an average of 19 business trips a year. Additionally, for 27 years, World Travel Awards has gathered votes from industry professionals and consumers worldwide. These Awards recognise and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Both organisations are recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.

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