Plaza Premium Lounge honoured at annual Skytrax Awards

UK/INTERNATIONAL. Plaza Premium Lounge was crowned the World’s Best Independent Airport Lounge at the Skytrax 2016 World Airline Awards, which took place on 12 July at the Farnborough International Airshow.

The company was recognised for its exceptional lounge facilities and service standards, with a special recognition for its London Heathrow and Hong Kong operations.

Plaza Premium Group Founder and CEO Mr Song-Hoi-see (fifth from left) collects the ‘World’s Best Independent Airport Lounge’ award

Plaza Premium Group Founder and CEO Mr Song Hoi-See commented: “We are deeply humbled by receiving this important honour and are extremely gratified that all of our hard work to exceed our travellers’ expectation is recognised. I would like to thank all my Plaza Premium Lounge colleagues who have worked tirelessly to ensure we offer innovative products and world-class services to our travellers.

“As a global company, we take great pride in placing this city on the international aviation stage again by winning this coveted award. The World’s Best Independent Airport Lounge award is particularly important to us because it was decided by the votes of 19.2 million travellers globally. Thank you to every traveller who voted for Plaza Premium Lounge.”

19.2 million travellers worldwide voted for the “World’s Best Independent Airport Lounge” award

Skytrax CEO Edward Plaisted, who presented the award, said: “It has been a fine year for Plaza Premium at the World Airline Awards. Not only did their lounge in Heathrow Terminal 2 secure the top prize, they also achieved second place for their latest Hong Kong lounge facility. This is a fabulous success for Plaza Premium Group, particularly as the independent lounge market is now offering more choice than ever to the customers”.

In related news, last month Plaza Premium Lounge in Hong Kong International Airport took home the “Corporate Excellence Award” for “Best Customer Service of the Year” as part of the airport’s annual Customer Service Excellence Programme.

Plaza Premium Group provides premium airport services in over 140 locations across the world, serving over 11 million passengers annually. Following the recent opening of Plaza Premium Lounges in Cebu, Phnom Penh and Siam Reap, the company is set for further expansion in Taipei, Brisbane, Rio de Janeiro and Riyadh. Four new Plaza Premium Lounges will also open at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on 26 July.

The full list of winners at the Skytrax 2016 World Airline Awards can be viewed here.

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