Those travelling for work and business to Dubai, can enjoy a special lounge at Dubai International Airport (DXB), as it has everything that one needs to stay productive when waiting for a flight.
The first co-working space in DXB, called ‘Their Patio’ opened at Terminal 3 on Thursday, near Gate 3 of the arrivals section.
According to Mei Mei Song, the global brand director and product transformation of Plaza Premium Group (the company that established the lounge), the passenger can begin by getting some business done, and manage some administrative issues and even finalize deals without stepping outside the airport.
The lounge comprises of various facilities designed to create an uninterrupted working environment for business travellers.
Meeting rooms: These are visa processing desks, a typing centre, and counters where services can be booked. The lounge is designed for convenience of guests whether they are travelling on business or leisure or group, they have the option of enjoying the moment in an open-air space, finalizing their duties in a peaceful atmosphere, and getting all the necessary services in a single place.
Lounge Fees: An area spanning 523sqm, the facility hosts 398 travellers a day. Those who wish to use the lounge can do so at a cost of Dh.130 for two hours and Dh.145 for 3 hours.
Esaad card holders and people with Smart Travellers Membership can avail 20 percent discount.
“With this opening, we aim to build a community of global and frequent travellers who will not only use the airport to travel, but view it as an ideal workspace,” said Okan Kufeci, Senior Vice President for Europe, Middle East, Africa at Plaza Premium Group.
Executive Vice President of Commercials at Dubai Airports, Eugene Barry, said “together with our service and business partners, we are focused on expanding guest experience at all stages of their journey.”