For Changi airport in Singapore, the sky appears to be the limit – with the launch of the Plaza Premium Lounge that creates a warm and relaxing atmosphere for guests to rest, catch-up on work, or simply soothe their taste buds with local delicacies.
A recent report on the completion of 50 years of freedom in Singapore, stated – “Interestingly, the Singapore experience begins right at its award-winning airport – the Changi Airport. After all, no other airport in the world offers free wifi and video games, orchid garden and all-day movies.” Therefore, Changi keeps on brining new offerings for the travellers, something to fall in love with. One such offering is lounge. Lounges around the world have become more than just a place to relax or work before a flight. The last couple of years have seen this space become an area of luxury and comfort. In a bid to win over travellers, airports have invested heavily into premium products that is increasingly evident in their experiences. The similar experience awaits you at Changi airport in Singapore!
Imagine arriving at an airport where you need to wait for your next flight beyond the transit zone. Perhaps you need to wait eight hours or more and paying for regular hotels may not be an option, when all you need is a place to unwind for a few hours. You may also need to grab a bite, send some emails, browse through the internet and would love to take a cool refreshing shower before you board the next flight. The newly opened Plaza Premium Lounge at Singapore’s Changi airport is just the right place for you. If you are leaving Singapore or have a stopover there, enjoy the luxuries of Plaza Premium Lounge at Singapore Changi airport, which can be used by all the travellers, including economy class; unlike most lounges, which are exclusive to business- and first-class travellers of certain airlines.
Featuring spectacular airport runway scenery, guests are invited to unwind in front of the panoramic view of the Changi airport. By adapting earth colour tones and timber materials in the design, the lounge creates a warm and relaxing atmosphere, for guests to rest, catchup on work, or simply treat themselves with local delicacies. The 7,000 sq ft lounge is equipped with three private resting suites, accommodating one to three persons, offering a quiet enclave for those wanting to take a break before heading to their next destination; six shower rooms with amenities, providing the perfect solution for travellers who want to freshen up before their onward journey; two VIP rooms to provide privacy for special guests; as well as an exclusive area for massage and nail care services.
Connectivity is the key, so the lounge also provides complimentary wifi throughout and plenty of plug sockets for tablets, laptops and mobile phones. A great emphasis on food and beverage is introduced as a part of Plaza Premium Lounge’s brand strategy to offer a refined airport experience. The new lounge introduces live cooking stations, where guests can enjoy an interactive airport dining experience while chefs prepare favourite local dishes upon request. Complimentary hot and chilled beverages are at guests’ disposal whilst a separate bar area serves specialty coffees, juices, beers and wines.
Ivy Wong, Senior Vice President, Airside Concessions Division of Changi Airport Group said, “At Singapore give our passengers a comfortable and memorable experience. The new Plaza Premium Lounge will provide passengers with a holistic range of offerings, from rest areas, food to beauty and spa services. With such a wide range of amenities and services to choose from, our passengers will be spoilt for choice. We are delighted to welcome this new lounge product to Singapore Changi Airport, and look forward to our partnership with Plaza Premium Lounge to bring our airport experience to greater heights.” Bookings for the lounge start from USD 58 per person for five hours, includes a selection of food and beverage options, wifi and shower facilities.
For Changi airport in Singapore, the sky appears to be the limit – with new terminals and complexes in construction and planning for the next decade. The airport has long set the precedent for others worldwide – ranking at number one in the World Airport Awards for three consecutive years. With a current capacity of 66 million passengers a year, the opening of terminal four in 2017 will see this number rise to 82 million. And it doesn’t stop here.