Plaza Premium Lounge to launch its first independent pay-per-use lounge at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport

Winnipeg, Canada, 2014-5-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Plaza Premium Lounge, the world’s leading airport lounge provider, will launch its first independent pay-per-use lounge at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport. The new lounge will be located in the departures area and is expected to open in Autumn 2014.

The innovative Plaza Premium Lounge has been thoughtfully designed to enhance the airport experience for travellers – regardless of their choice of airline or class of travel – with lounge passes starting from just $40, and marks the brand’s twelfth lounge opening in Canada.

Bright, contemporary and accessible to all, the latest Plaza Premium Lounge will feature a standalone bar and a broad variety of food offerings. Additionally, extensive glass walls serve to create a feeling of openness whilst the carefully thought out floor plan enables travellers to tailor their experience according to their personal needs.

With 16 years’ experience in caring for travellers, Plaza Premium Lounge is the benchmark for seamless airport experiences. The team understands travellers’ needs and behaviours and this will be reflected throughout the lounge. Song Hoi-see, Founder and CEO, Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited comments, “Our continued expansion reasserts our positioning as the pioneer in premium airport experiences. Our goal is to elevate passengers’ travel experience and we believe that the opening of this state-of-the-art Plaza Premium Lounge will achieve exactly that at Winnipeg’s new terminal.”

“This is an exciting new concept for our passengers and our airport,” said Barry Rempel, President & CEO of Winnipeg Airports Authority. “We strive to provide our customers with the best service and experience we can, and this partnership with Plaza Premium Lounge will allow us further enhance our passengers experience while they’re at our airport.” Plaza Premium Lounge is the industry leader in airport lounge development and premium airport service with over 110 locations in 28 international airports throughout the world and in its development pipeline, it will open 50 new locations in the next two years. There will be Plaza Premium Lounges at London Heathrow’s Terminals 2 and 4 by end of 2014.

About Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited
With more than 16 years of unrivalled experience offering premium airport services, Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited is expanding worldwide with multi-location operations in major airports globally. Airport value added services include designing, operating and managing airport lounges, both independent and on behalf of airlines, dining concepts, spas, business and conference centres, private relaxation suites and transit hotels, to conveniences such as meet and greet services and limousine service.

The company’s flagship brand, Plaza Premium Lounge, is the pioneer independent airport lounge concept that is open to all travellers, irrespective of airline or travel class. The global network consists of over 110 locations in 28 airports around the world. Providing extensive services from boutique luxury spas to exclusive private relaxation suites, the contemporary airport lounges boast state-of-the-art facilities to travellers.

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About Winnipeg Airports Authority
Winnipeg Airports Authority is a non-share capital corporation responsible for the management and operation of Winnipeg Richardson International Airport, a full-service airport providing passengers and cargo clients access to markets across Canada, the United States, Mexico and the world.

Located at the geographic centre of North America, with round-the-clock operations, Winnipeg Richardson International Airport is the number one dedicated freighter airport in Canada as measured by the number of flights. The airport generates over $3.6 billion in total economic output and welcomes over 3.5 million passengers annually.


Mei Mei Song
Corporate PR and Communications Manager
Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited
Tel: +852 3960 1339

Felicia Wiltshire
Manager, Communications & Public Affairs
Winnipeg Airports Authority
Tel: 1-204-992-2791