Mumbai, December 27, 2016: The GVK Lounge at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), operated by Travel Food Services (TFS) and Performa has bagged the World’s Leading First Class Airport Lounge at the 23rd edition of the World Travel Awards 2016, held at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, Maldives.
In a yearlong online global voting process, qualified executives from the sector as well as end consumers participate to help their favourite destinations win the most desired accolade in the travel industry. The GVK Lounge by TFS Performa at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai earned the winning spot for the Best First Class Airport Lounge in the world, along with the spot for Asia’s Leading Airport Lounge, both for the second time running, having previously bagged the two awards in 2015. The GVK Lounge has also been consistently nominated for the award in the Business Class category for the past two years, standing out among some of the finest airport and airline lounges.
The GVK Lounge First Class section encases a dedicated area offering exclusive state-of-the-art amenities, such as superlative concierge services, a variety of inter-continental cuisines, and a world-class spa, among other facilities. The GVK Lounge strives to create a tempting atmosphere for passengers, ensuring that their experience leaves them with a lingering sense of comfort and contentment.
The World Travel Awards are renowned as the most prestigious and comprehensive in the global industry, attended by the sector’s key decision makers, figure heads and trade and consumer media. WTA acknowledges rewards and celebrates excellence across all key sectors of the travel tourism & hospitality industry, by globally recognizing winners who showcase the ultimate hallmark of quality, setting the benchmark to which others may aspire.