Hong Kong-based Plaza Premium Group (PPG) was named by World Travel Awards 2022 “Asia’s Leading Airport Lounge 2022”, “Middle East’s Leading Airport Lounge 2022”, “Middle East’s Leading Airport Hotel 2022” and “Oman’s Leading Airport Hotel 2022” for three of its properties, Plaza Premium First Hong Kong, Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai and Aerotel Muscat. The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.
Plaza Premium Group (PPG) celebrates Plaza Premium First’s first year to be named “Asia’s Leading Airport Lounge 2022”. The ‘first-class’ lounge elevates the airport experience with curated in-lounge journeys from à la carte dining concept Primo, an innovative all-encompassing bar – Aerobar featuring the most extensive whisky selection, TWG teas, Lavazza coffee and house made desserts. The lounge also includes shower cabins, complementary massage services and ambassadors to personalise choices for passengers to suit their different needs.
Meanwhile, PPG is also delighted to win “Middle East’s Leading Airport Lounge” for two years in a row for Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai. Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai is the only airport lounge to offer four 10-square-meter Family Suites catering to the needs of big families or small groups with the inclusion of services by a team of multi-lingual butlers who speak Arabic, Russian, Hindi, Tagalog and Turkish. The award-winning lounge also features a dedicated Playroom, “First-class” enclosed private napping space, cigar lounge and prayer rooms perfect for every kind of traveller.
Continuing the winning streak in the Middle East, Aerotel Muscat was named “Oman’s Leading Airport Hotel” for the second time. The in-terminal airport also took home the title “Middle East’s Leading Airport Hotel” for the first time at the awards. Located in the Departures terminal at Muscat International Airport, the Aerotel Muscat features an indoor-swimming pool, fitness corner and comfortable guestrooms for travellers to relax and recharge before their onward journey.
Plaza Premium Group Founder and CEO Song Hoi See said, “We are extremely delighted to receive the prestigious World Travel Awards in four categories. The Covid-19 pandemic had brought a lot of challenges to the travel industry and therefore, I would like to dedicate our win to our colleagues globally who stood by us through tough times. Despite the challenges we faced, they worked very hard to go beyond our guests’ expectations. We would also like to thank our guests for all their support and confidence in Plaza Premium Group. Winning these awards will help drive our mission to make travel better and position our products and services even further across the globe.”