Highlights of Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai:
1,260-square-metre Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai with a maximum capacity of 300 guests, the largest independent pay-per-use airport lounge at Terminal 3inthe busiest transit hub in the Middle East
Special features: Four Family Suites, dedicated Playroom, “first-class” enclosed private napping space, cigar lounge, male and female prayer rooms
Glocal cuisine freshly prepared at live kitchen includes Arabic, Asian and International flavours in addition to specially created kid’s and infant’s menus
“Dubai is a city known for its historical and cutting-edge attractions as well as a world-class destination for leisure, business and events, attracting nearly16 million tourists in 2018. With concourse an anticipating annual capacity of 19 million and Expo 2020 coming in October, increasing our award-winning Plaza Premium Lounge into Dubai is our promise to make travel better for thousands and thousands of visitors departing Dubai International,” shares Song Hoi See, Founder and CEO of Plaza Premium Group. “The airport is also a famous transit hub connecting Asia and Europe, our lounge at Terminal three will emerge as famous for transit travelers to experience a relaxing moment.”
Situated on the higher level overlooking departure gates A2 and A3, the lounge resembles a balcony sweeping with natural lights from the airport’s high ceilings. Guests unwinding at the lounge can respect the apron views while looking at the movement of travellers on the walkways underneath.
Ocean and sand movement all through the interior stimulated by Dubai’s unique landscape
Hong Kong-based designer Kinney Chan integrated factors to interpret the waves of desert and ocean in movements. Beginning at the reception is a blue backdrop portraying Dubai’s city skyline, while rounded corners utilized all through the space showcase the notion of sand dunes, and feature walls mimic the movement of sands in the wind.
Family friendly and personal space available for small groups
Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai is the only airport lounge at the terminal to provide four 10-square-meter Family Suites catering to the needs of massive families or small groups with the inclusion of services by a crew of multi-lingual butlers who communicate Arabic, Russian, Hindi, Tagalog and Turkish. Travellers choosing for the Family Suite will also experience Arabic coffee and dates, and welcome drinks. As part of the brand’s promise to promote family-friendliness and sustainability, the new family-friendly feature Playroom – the only committed kids’ zone at the terminal– is highlighted by colourful murals of camels, palm trees and iconic buildings in Dubai, the perfect spot for families to keep children entertained with educational and sustainably made toys by global toy manufacturer Master kidz while parents enjoy some “time-off”.
“First-class” cabin seats as personal drowsing space
Five bathrooms are available for visitors to freshen up earlier than a long-haul flight while business travellers desiring a personal space find Plaza Premium Lounge’s signature honeycomb workstations to conduct last minute business calls. A special characteristic added are the single-person, in-flight cabin lookalike leisure seats with sliding door to convert the private space into a private napping area.
Bar, cigar lounge and glocal cuisine
Appreciating the local culture, AeroBar is an enclosed space with feature walls illustrating a modernised take on the movement of sand and wind and includes a devoted entry to acigar lounge. Following the brand’s “go green” culinary approach to minimize carbon footprint and to support the local community, the lounge presents a “glocal” delicacies freshly made in live cooking station with ingredients sourced locally to create Arabic, Asian and International cuisines. A range of must-try, signature Arabic dishes consist of Sumak Hara (Local fish baked with flavored spices, bell pepper and tomato sauce), Emirati Majboos Dejaaj (Slow cooked combination of chicken, rice, spices and vegetable medley), Bamia BilLaaham (Meat and okra cooked in rich tomato sauce) in addition to Asian flavors Pescado Encocado (Fish filet cooked in coconut, spices, lemon grass and bell pepper), Nasi Goreng with Satay (Stir fried rice with meat, vegetables and peanut-marinated chicken skewer) and Butter Chicken (Marinated chicken tikkas cooked in a rich sauce of ghee, onions, tomatoes and cream).Specially designed menus for children and babies are additionally available in addition to gluten-free alternatives on request for travellers with specific dietary requirements. Knowing guests look to maintain hydrated and nourished prior to onward journeys, the lounge introduces Hydration Station with fruit-infused drinks such as Citrus and Mint, Blueberries and Mint, Cucumber and Mint, and Mixed Berries and Mint.
Dubai lounge is the sixth Plaza Premium Lounge in the Middle East, joining existing locations in Abu Dhabi, Dammam, Riyadh and Salalah. It is also the contemporary addition to the brand’s international network of more than 70 locations in Greater China, Asia Pacific, Americas, Europe and India.
Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai can be accessed through select travel passes and credit cards that grant lounge access. All travellers can also reserve via www.plazapremiumlounge.com while walk-in visitors experience a special opening promotion of 25% offer till 29 February 2020. Lounge access starts off evolved at USD 53 including VAT for three hours usage per person.