by Airport Industry-News
05 Jun 2023
Suppliers Plaza Premium Group
Plaza Premium Group Debuts in Japan with the Opening of Plaza Premium Lounge Nagoya at Chubu Centrair International Airport
Plaza Premium Group (PPG), global industry leader in airport hospitality, debuts its first location in Japan with the launch of Plaza Premium Lounge Nagoya at Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO).
Located in the international departure hall, the new independent lounge spans over 440 square meters, the debut lounge allows travellers the option of a lounge experience regardless of the class of travel. It offers a comfortable environment for passengers to relax and unwind before departure. Guests can enjoy a variety of international and Asian cuisine, and a fine selection of Japanese Sake, shochu, and draught beer.
Inaugurated in 2005, Chubu Centrair International Airport is one of the busiest international airports in Japan, providing world-class safety, security, and customer service to over 13 million visitors* from around the world annually. The airport resides in the center of Japan and is a key transport hub connecting major cities in the country and covers an extensive global airline network. It has also been awarded “The World’s Best Regional Airport” for 9 consecutive years and “The Best Regional Airport in Asia” for 13 consecutive years at the World Airport Awards by SKYTRAX.
PPG launched the world’s first individual airport lounge at Hong Kong International Airport. This new airport lounge will strengthen the point-to-point experience and marks a first step into developing a presence in the region in addition to its global network of over 250 locations across 70 international airports and 30 countries. Furthermore, joining hands with Chubu Centrair International Airport will allow PPG to support the airport’s expansion into a major transport hub in Japan, as well as bringing the group’s global sales & distribution network into Japan, connecting its strong presence in international airports across Greater China, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Europe and the Americas, with Japan.
“We are delighted to welcome the first Plaza Premium Lounge in Japan at Central Japan International Airport (Centrair), they have been highly recognized by customers for their excellent hospitality and facilities globally.
“Centrair is located in the center of Japan and has severed large number of customers from both Japan and overseas. Since our opening in 2005, we have been working on various projects for better services under our slogan 'Customer-First', which echoes with PPG’s mission to 'Make Travel Better', we strongly believe that the new Plaza Premium Lounge will be a great value add to our airport.
“We are looking forward to working as one with Plaza Premium Group to provide the best customer experience.”
This opening marks another key milestone of Plaza Premium Group and its continuous growth as well as reinforces its commitment to Make Travel Better.
“We are so excited to be debuting in Japan, we are already seeing significant domestic air traffic growth in Q1 2023, indicating this country is full of commercialization opportunities post-pandemic. And Nagoya is a great city for PPG to enter Japan’s market, given its large population of up to 22 million people living in Central Japan and the high traffic in Centrair Airport. This will allow us to spread our mission to make travel better by creating a seamless and comfortable airport experience for millions of passengers transiting through or departing from Nagoya.”
Plaza Premium Lounge Nagoya at Chubu Centrair International Airport is the newest addition to the Plaza Premium Lounge global network, following other recent lounge openings in Kuala Lumpur, Adelaide, Rome, Jakarta, Orlando, and Dubai.
Plaza Premium Lounge Nagoya is open daily to all travellers and accepts walk-ins. All services are available for reservation on the Plaza Premium Lounge official website. Guests can enjoy an opening offer with 10% off while Smart Traveller members will get a 20% discount all year round off walk-in rates.
The lounge is also accessible to eligible passengers travelling with Singapore Airline, Philippines Airline, and Air China, or holders of American Express and Dragon Pass.
*FY 2019 results
This article was originally published by Plaza Premium Group.
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