World Traveller 73


There are limited lounge options when departing from the US Territory of Guam. With an early morning departure, I had the opportunity to visit the Sagan Bisita VIP Lounge in the departures concourse of the Guam International Airport. The Sagan Bisita VIP Lounge is the priority pass independent lounge offering. While you won’t be blown away by this particular space, it did offer a friendly environment to hang out in as an… Read More

Our trip departing Morocco allowed us the opportunity to test out The Pearl Lounge in the international departures hall of the Marrakech Menara International Airport. To our surprise, the lounge was a nicely appointed place to relax prior to our flight, that was only marked with some wine that was a little warm to our tastes. Read on to see how our visit experience was… Review: The Pearl Lounge, Marrakech Menara International… Read More

A great arrivals lounge can greatly assist in the arrival experience when it comes to arriving in any foreign country. I was a little surprised to see an arrivals lounge arriving to Marrakech Menara International Airport given that it typically isn’t an arrival airport for international overseas flights. We would check out this arrival’s experience on our journey through the airport today. Review: Pearl Lounge Arrivals, Marrakech Menara International Terminal One, Marrakech,… Read More

I don’t normally come to expect too much from business class lounges on tropical islands. There is usually a lack of business travellers and generally, islands aren’t a premium market for high spend travellers. We were pleasantly surprised by the Vall├ęe de Mai Premium Lounge in the Seychelles International Airport. The lounge featured comfortable seating along with a terrific liquor selection. Review: Salon Vall├ęe de Mai, Mah├ę Seychelles International Airport, Seychelles We… Read More

The country of French Polynesia is a remote destination in the South Pacific. It’s primarily serviced by flag carrier Air Tahiti Nui. Unlike Fiji Airways, which has attempted to establish itself as a carrier with connecting traffic, Air Tahiti Nui seems to operate primarily on a destination model. Despite the destination model, their Air Tahiti Nui Salon Manuhiri Business Lounge wasn’t all to exotic or appealing for an upscale luxury travel destination…. Read More

As a smaller company, Alaska Airlines operates a small suite of lounges across the Western United States. It features lounges in Seattle, Portland, Anchorage and Los Angeles. It has since opened a space in New York and is soon to open San Francisco. Alaska Airlines describes these spaces as a an unparalleled┬áairport lounge service in a quiet space to relax and recharge, or get a little work done between flights. We’d try… Read More

After a fantastic 2 week holiday in the heat of South East Asia, it was sadly time to head home. After a 4:45 AM wake up, we headed to the Singapore Changi Airport. There were plenty of Uber cars available coming from the Orchard Road district area at 5:45 AM. Jerry collected us in a nice black Mercedes E Class for our 18 minute ride up the PIE expressway to the Changi… Read More

Our departure from the Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport took us through the new Premier Lounge in the international departures hall. The Premier Lounge is the new international departure lounge for almost everyone that is not departing on Garuda Indonesia. As we were flying KLM World Business Class today, we were given access courtesy of the class of service of our ticket. Review: Premier Lounge International Terminal Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali,… Read More

The Westjet Elevation Lounge is Westjet Airlines first entry into the business lounge space. As an outlier airline not in any one international airline alliance such as Star Alliance, One World or Skyteam, Westjet has often forged its own path. The Westjet Elevation Lounge continues on that path with a better than expected lounge space, paired with excellent food and beverage offerings. Review: The Westjet Elevation Lounge, Calgary Domestic “B” Concourse, Calgary… Read More

Plaza Premium has a strong foot print in Canada, serving many of the Canadian airports in its larger centres. One of the lounges that they operate is the quirky Plaza Premium Lounge in the Vancouver Domestic Terminal “C”. It’s unique as a small miniature lounge that seats approximately 25 people in an open air terminal concept. If you enjoyed this post, please follow us here or on social media through Facebook, Twitter… Read More

On our early morning dawn departure from Indira Ghandi New Delhi International Airport, we had a visit to The Plaza Premium Lounge in Indira Ghandi International Airport Terminal Three in the International Departures zone. We had a functional visit and were offered comfortable lounge chairs, hot food and wifi. The lounge was consistent with the Plaza Premium Brand, by offering something every business traveller would need. Review: The Plaza Premium Lounge, Indira… Read More

When it came time to our internal flight down to the Park Hyatt Maldives, we were surprised that we were granted access to a domestic lounge prior to our domestic flight on Maldivian; the Maldivian Moonimaa Domestic Lounge. The Maldivian Moonimaa Domestic Lounge offered a comfortable dry space, in order to relax prior to our onward journey. Review: Maldivian Moonimaa Domestic Lounge, Mal├ę Ibrahim Nasir Domestic Airport, Mal├ę, Maldives Transferring from Mal├ę… Read More