Priority Pass said EuroAirport Skyview Lounge at Franco-Swiss Basel-Mulhouse Airport has been awarded the Global Airport Lounge of the Year Award 2015.
Now in its 11th year, the awards are voted for by Priority Pass Members and recognise the individual excellence and investment in customer experience of lounges within the Priority Pass lounge network.
Located in the only bi-national airport in the world, the award winning 1,700 square meter lounge, which is owned by EuroAirport and operated by Swissport, combines the craftsmanship of Swiss and French architecture and design.
Standout features include a unique vast glass dome that brings natural light into the heart of the lounge, a spacious terrace overlooking the airport runway and exotic palm trees that surround a tranquil pool of water. The EuroAirport Skyview Lounge won the regional European Award in 2014, 2009, 2008 and 2005, the Global Award in 2012 and was also Highly Commended for the European Award in 2011 and 2010.
This year´s overall winners are:
Global and Europe: EuroAirport Skyview Lounge at Basel-Mulhouse Airport
Africa & Middle East: Crown Lounge at Amman Queen Alia International
Asia Pacific: Louis Tavern CIP First Class Lounge at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International
North America: Salon VIP Lounge at QuÃ©bec Jean Lesage International
Latin America & The Caribbean: Aeroportos VIP Club at Brasilia International
Other winners in Europe include the King Amlet Lounge, Billund Airport in Denmark which was Highly Commended in the European category of the Awards. The Swiss International Airlines Lounge at Zurich Airport was also Highly Commended for offering the world´s Best Business Facilities.
Priority Pass received over 100,000 votes from its Members in this year´s poll, up from 84,000 votes last year, making it the highest volume of votes since the awards began. The new Priority Pass app and website now make it even easier for Members to rate lounges that they are guests in, making Priority Pass confident that there will be even more data for next year´s awards. Members vote on a set of criteria covering overall lounge quality, including refreshments, staff, business facilities and ambience.