gategroup-operated lounge wins World's Leading Airport Lounge – Business Class 2018

ZURICH Glattbrugg, 19 December, 2018

Voted Asia's top Business Class airport lounge for fourth consecutive year 

The gategroup-operated GVK lounge at Mumbai International Airport has won the title of World's Leading Business Class Lounge 2018 at the annual World Travel Awards. This follows a regional event in September, where for the fourth consecutive year, the lounge was also voted Asia's top Business Class lounge. 

At the grand final gala ceremony in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, the team collected the trophy on behalf of the company in front of an audience of travel industry professionals.

Together with joint venture partner Travel Food Services (TFS), the gategroup team from Performa Lounge Services has created a world of splendor for clients in Mumbai showcasing innovative designs combined with a distinctive Indian touch. Together the two companies operate First Class, Business Class and Domestic lounges in Mumbai at Terminal 2.

The company's expertise in the design, development and consistent delivery of personalized guest services in airport lounges has been key to winning these awards.

"We are delighted that our award-winning signature lounge services have been recognized once again. We are pushing the boundaries in creating a premium passenger experience at every airport we operate at and it is a tremendous testament to the entire team's efforts that their hard work and dedication has resulted in receiving this industry accolade," says gategroup Chief Executive Officer, Xavier Rossinyol.

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