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Heathrow gains Priority Pass 2016 Global Airport Lounge Award

Heathrow Priority Pass 2016 Global Airport Lounge Award winner

Overall winner out of 1,000 airport lounges in 500 cities

The results have been announced for the 12th annual Airport Lounge of the Year Programme. As many as 60,000 Priority Pass Members voted on criteria ranging over lounge quality, refreshments, staff, business facilities and ambience.
Out of over 1,000 lounges in 500 cities worldwide, the winner of The Priority Pass 2016 Global Airport Lounge of the Year is the Plaza Premium Lounge at Terminal 2, Heathrow, London.


This 8,100sqm facility showcases sleek interior design and contemporary British culture. A ceiling centrepiece holds a Union Jack flag, there are private bedrooms, luxurious shower rooms and a Wellness Spa. On its menu, the signature dish is Chicken Tikka Masala.

Other award winners include: Petra Lounge at Amman Queen Alia International for Africa & Middle East, Asiana Lounge at Seoul Incheon International for Asia/Pacific, The Club at San Jose CA Mineta International for North America and the The Caribbean VIP Lounge at Guadalajara Miguel Hidalgo International for Latin America,.

Shereen Lee, Operations Manager at Plaza Premium, London Heathrow, says: ‘Plaza Premium Lounge London Heathrow is honoured to be recognised as Global Winner in the Priority Pass Lounge of the Year Awards and also as winner in the Best Quality of Refreshments category. Such recognitions reaffirm Plaza Premium Group’s mission to create exceptional travel experiences and this win reflects our commitment to deliver consistently high levels of service.’

Stephen Simpson, Global Marketing Director for Priority Pass, part of the Collinson Group, adds: ‘We are proud to have the world’s largest independent lounge membership programme, which provides access to over 1,000 lounges in key destinations across the globe. As our network grows, so too does our knowledge and understanding of the changing global demands of the 21stC traveller, something that informs every level of service in the lounges in the Priority Pass network.’

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