Lounge makes Aussie debut

Plaza Premium Lounge

Plaza Premium Group (PPG) and Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) jointly celebrated the grand opening of the new Plaza Premium Lounge in Brisbane last month. This marks the official debut of Plaza Premium Lounge and Wellness Spa in Australia.

'As the world’s largest independent airport lounge, we are very excited to join hands with Brisbane Airport Corporation to introduce our independent airport lounge concept to Australia. Sharing a passion for enhancing travellers’ experience in airports brought us together. Our collaboration will set a new standard for premium airport services in the region.' remarked Song Hoi-see, founder and CEO of PPG during the opening ceremony.

'Plaza Premium Lounge in Brisbane is the first facility built under the brand of Plaza Premium in Australia. This newly introduced facility will provide comfort, convenience and award-winning services to all travellers through Brisbane Airport, regardless of their airline or class of travel.'

Julieanne Alroe, CEO and managing director, BAC said, 'The official opening of the Plaza Premium Lounge occurs at a time of exciting growth for Brisbane Airport. World-class facilities like this Plaza Premium Lounge underpin Brisbane Airport’s status as Queensland’s gateway to the world and as the most connected hub in Australia for international visitors.'

Located on level 4 between the departure gates 81 and 82 of the International Terminal, the new Plaza Premium Lounge spans over 4,500 square feet with the seating capacity of over 100. As the winner of the 'World’s Best Independent Airport Lounge' by Skytrax, Plaza Premium Lounge offers its guests signature honeycomb seating for extra privacy; complimentary wi-fi and a multitude of electrical outlets. The menu of the lounge comprises a delectable selection of mouth-watering fare.

The basic lounge use package of Plaza Premium Lounge in Brisbane starts at A$66 ($50) for 5 hours. The lounge opens daily between 5am and 11pm.

This also marks the official opening of Wellness Spa, which is also under the management of PPG and next to the Plaza Premium Lounge in Brisbane. The spa provides a tranquil sanctuary for travellers to relieve their travel ailment and fatigue. The professionally trained therapists have prepared a selection of treatments with the aid of Australian spa products for travellers to recharge and rejuvenate before their onward journey. A 15-minute treatment starts from A$49 ($37).