William P. Hobby Airport launches new premium video game lounge

William P. Hobby Airport launches new premium video game lounge

HOUSTON, TX, 2022-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — William P. Hobby Airport, HOU, the first and only airport in North America to boast a Skytrax 5, is inviting travelers to experience to luxury amenities offered by Gameway, a premium video game lounge.

Gameway’s award-winning luxury gaming stations, which include plush Razor Iskur gaming chairs, sanitized Kraken headsets, large high-definition LED screens and high-speed internet, complement the world-class passenger experience promised by Houston Airports.

“With Gameway, Hobby Airport now offers a unique entertainment and retail experience to our visitors and the avid gaming community,” said Francisco Cuellar, Chief Development Officer for Houston Airports. “In a commitment to our 5-Star rating, Hobby will continue to elevate the passenger experience with quality, cool and exciting options for all passengers. ”Located inside Hobby Airport’s International terminal, the Gameway lounge features 6 Xbox stations, 5 PlayStation stations and 4 PC stations.

“Gameway is the real reason to get to the airport early,” said Gameway Co-Founder Jordan Walbridge. “Our mission is to upgrade the typical wait-at-the-gate experience with a new stimulating, entertaining option for travelers of all ages.”

Gameway opened ahead of the 2022 holiday travel season when Houston Airports prepares to welcome millions of travelers through its terminals. The HOU International terminal serves routes to more than 20 countries. Gameway’s inclusive menu of nearly three dozen video games appeals to multi-generational families and passengers of all ages.

“We’re thrilled to open our newest location at Hobby Airport, and we are grateful to our concessions partner, Paradies Lagardère, for their support,” said Gameway Co-Founder Emma Walbridge. “Being asked to be part of Skytrax’s only 5-Star airport in North America is an honor and I am looking forward to delivering first-class customer service.”

Launched in 2018, Gameway was awarded Best Traveler Amenity in 2019 at the ACI-NA Awards. In 2020, the small business was voted “Most Innovative Customer Experience” at the Airport Experience Traveler Awards.

Source: Houston Airports