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Plaza Premium Opens New Flagship Lounge at HKIA

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Plaza Premium has opened a new flagship Lounge at Hong Kong International Airport. Centrally located in the airports West Hall and measuring 15,000 sq ft, the expansive 24-hour retreat is one of the largest pay-in lounges in Asia.

The lounge, designed by Kinney Chan of Kinney Chan & Associates, is divided into several zones to provide travellers with multiple experiences and choices.

Catering to single travellers, couples and large parties, guests can choose to take a seat at one of the booths, share a communal table or appreciate the panoramic view of the runway from one of the bar stools.

Each area fulfils a different purpose relaxing, dining or working and is designed accordingly. While the lounge and bar areas feature soft lighting, hushed tones and subtle textures to create a mood of quiet calm, the dining spaces engage guests with their open kitchens, bold colours and tempting food displays. At the fully-equipped working station, executives can stay connected with the lounges free Wi-Fi, charge up their devices in one of the many power sockets, complete a transaction at the private workstations while enjoying the panoramic view of the airport runway.

Plaza Premium Lounge has also launched a new dining concept - The Market Place. Catering to discerning diners with an appetite for variety, The Market Place comprises a range of food and beverage stalls, from a tea station serving Chinese milk tea and artisan, to a salad bar serving a range of healthy food options, to a Noodle Bar serving its signature Hong Kong-style fish ball noodles, steamed rice rolls and steamed dim sum. A feast for the senses, it is designed so that guests can interact with chefs at the various food stations and indulge in a selection of Hong Kong delicacies.

Interactivity is at the heart of the food concept. In the exclusive bar area, The Hub, together with the wine dispenser, hot and cold tapas will be served daily, this includes croquettes, daily soups, mezza platters etc.

Plaza Premium will provide around-the-clock dining options. Each evening guests can look forward to a selection of hot and cold tapas served in the two bars, complemented with a selection of wines.

Wine connoisseurs can indulge in a range of wines from around the world via a newly introduced self-serve wine dispenser. Ensuring that guests can sample a broad variety, the menu will be regularly updated, each time the focus changing to a specific country or region.

Customised Features

From the designer furniture to the unique lighting contribute to the sense of exclusivity and bespoke comfort.

The honeycomb-styled chairs, a highlight of the lounge, provide individual booth-like spaces, giving users a private area to engage in a quiet Skype chat or confidential phone call.

Intimate clusters of plush lounge chairs create a relaxing environment, while reclining chairs are strategically placed throughout the lounge, offering guests the chance to observe airport activities through the full-length wraparound balcony windows.

Visitors preparing for a long-haul flight or transit passengers can freshen up in one of the two showers, each one stocked with organic Jasmin Aromatique products from Australia.

The opening of the West Hall Lounge at Hong Kong International Airport marks a new chapter for Plaza Premium Lounge, notes Mr Song Hoi-See, Founder & CEO of Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited. For 15 years, our company has been enhancing the airport experience for passengers. In designing this flagship lounge, we continue to innovate the airport environment. To create this lounge we focused on enhancing the ambience, service, facilities and food and beverage offerings to create the ultimate airport retreat.

To celebrate the opening of its flagship West Hall lounge and mark the companys 15th anniversary, Plaza Premium will be launching a special offer. Between 14 November 2013 and 31 December 2013, travellers can enjoy an additional 15% discount off the 5-lounge visits and 10-lounge visits Gift Card.

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