With over 100 locations in 28 international airports, the company has introduced the concept to airports in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai (Pudong and Hongqiao), Guangzhou, Macau (opening Q1 2014), Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Penang, Langkawi, Johor, Singapore, Sydney (opening Q1 2014), New Delhi, Mumbai (opening Q1 2014), Hyderabad, Bangalore (opening Q4 2013), Malé, Muscat, Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Madinah, Toronto, Vancouver and Edmonton. This entry into the UK’s hub airport will mark its first entry into Europe since the company’s inception 15 years ago.
Embracing Heathrow’s long association with the British Royal family, the new Plaza Premium Lounge will be a unique lounge concept offering an exceptional service fit for royalty. Interactivity and creativity are keys to the concept: the lounge will feature a live cooking station serving made-to-order dishes, a daily tapas selection at the champagne bar, an a la carte menu with ‘guest recipes’ by British celebrity chefs. The lounge design will feature a whole new interior concept and will also feature an organic airport spa with a treatment menu designed to tackle travel fatigue and ailments –enhancing the airport experience altogether.
“With our extensive experience in managing and operating Airport Commercial Lounges and Airline Lounges around the world, we are confident that we can offer passengers a unique and luxurious experience when they travel through Heathrow. We are absolutely thrilled to announce our arrival at London shortly and to be part of the Heathrow family. Our concept holds a few surprises installed for our guests, I will remain tight-lipped about this, but what I can say is, we will make your time at Heathrow second to none.” remarks Mr Song Hoi-see, Founder and CEO of Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited.
In addition to Heathrow, this year Plaza Premium Lounge has opened new lounges in Toronto Pearson International Airport and Edmonton International Airport in Canada. In Asia, the company has expanded the network to Malaysian destinations Kota Kinabalu, Penang and Kuching in the beginning of the year, and in the summer they have brought the first organic airport spa, Wellness Spa to Singapore Changi Airport.
Plaza Premium Lounge has also confirmed the opening of a brand new flagship in their Hong Kong headquarters at Hong Kong International Airport this October. The company will also open two new lounges and one transit hotel in India’s Garden City, Bangalore, as well as the introduction of the pay-in airport lounge concept in Macau, Sydney and Mumbai in Q1 2014.