Tuesday, 7 January 2020

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport gets two new American Express lounges......

American Express and MAG USA have announced the opening of The Centurion Lounge and Escape Lounge at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). 

With Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport welcoming more than 44 million passengers each year, the two unique spaces will provide Platinum Card and Centurion Members with more options and premium amenities as they travel through Phoenix.

Located in Terminal 4 and spanning a combined total of over 9,500 square feet, the two side by side lounge locations will feature a shared entrance, separate reception areas, speciality cocktails, fresh locally-inspired cuisine, and more.

“Our premium Card Members tell us that lounge access is the number one travel benefit they’re looking for, so we’re excited to bring two world-class lounge experiences to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport,” said Alexander Lee, Vice President of Loyalty and Benefits at American Express. Lee added, “The Centurion Lounge in Phoenix is our 10th location and builds on the ongoing growth of our lounge access with plans to open five more Centurion Lounges in airports around the world.”

“MAG USA is thrilled to help bring to life both of these premium lounges in Phoenix Sky Harbor,” said Martin Jones, CEO of MAG USA (Escape Lounge’s parent company). “We look forward to this collaboration and bringing a new and exciting experience to Phoenix travellers.”

The new American Express Centurion Lounge and Escape Lounge will feature Mexican cuisine inspired food menus curated by Chef Doug Robson, the executive chef and co-owner of Phoenix’s top Mexican restaurants Gallo Blanco and Otro Cafe. In addition to the premium food menu from Chef Robson, the new Centurion Lounge in Phoenix will offer Platinum Card and Centurion Members and their guests access to premium amenities and services including:

● A complimentary full bar with custom cocktails created by renowned mixologist Jim Meehan and wine selections handpicked by renowned wine authority Anthony Giglio● Floor-to-ceiling windows with expansive internal and external views● Essentials for business and leisure travelers alike, including dedicated workspaces, power outlets, private phone areas, comfortable seating and access to high-speed Wi-Fi

“The Centurion Lounge in Phoenix will also feature our new mobile check-in capability within the U.S. American Express mobile app, which is now live at nearly all of our Centurion Lounges across the globe,” said Alexander Lee. “This is just one of the many travel and lifestyle features offered within our app to further back our Card Members’ travel journeys. Card Members can also use our app to plan and book travel by messaging Amex through the app, search and find lounges to visit through our Find A Lounge tool, explore Amex Offers to find great deals at home or wherever they may be travelling, and more.”

Escape Lounge

Platinum Card and Centurion Members receive complimentary access to the Escape Lounge as part of the American Express Global Lounge Collection. Non-Card Members can also access the Escape Lounge for a fee.

The new Escape Lounge will offer visitors premium amenities including:

● Local chef-curated menu featuring premium food options and seasonal changes
● Unique Phoenix-inspired cocktails courtesy of head mixologist Sarah McElroy*
● Local wines, beers and spirits, coffee, and espresso*
● Silent digital library, with noise-cancelling Bose headphones and free access to over 7,000 publications from over 120+ countries courtesy of PressReader
● Children activity packs, including Escape Lounge’s Kids Crew puzzles, colouring book and crayons

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