Club Kingston ... the newest way to fly

Published: Sunday | February 10, 2013 Comments 0
The ultra-mod bar area where passengers are afforded premium liquor options.
The ultra-mod bar area where passengers are afforded premium liquor options.
Inside teh Digicel-sponsored state-of-the-art business centre.
Inside teh Digicel-sponsored state-of-the-art business centre.
This hallway tells the Jamaican story perfectly with scenes and memories of everyday Jamaican culture.
This hallway tells the Jamaican story perfectly with scenes and memories of everyday Jamaican culture.
Some of the helpful and friendly staff members at the Club Kingston VIP lounge at teh Norman Manley International Airport.  From left: Caraline Bonner, Edmarine Baker, Tricia Hagley and Tamara Dillon.
Some of the helpful and friendly staff members at the Club Kingston VIP lounge at teh Norman Manley International Airport. From left: Caraline Bonner, Edmarine Baker, Tricia Hagley and Tamara Dillon.

Garfene Grandison, Assistant Lifestyle Coordinator

Set against the backdrop of the newly refurbished Norman Manley International Airport, beneath the food court mezzanine, is a unique experience awaiting departing passengers. Imagine escaping from the stress and chaos of security check lines and crowded departure halls to a sanctuary where you can relax and unwind, while being immersed in courteous and warm Jamaican hospitality and culture. That renowned Jamaican hospitality and charm meet First-world innovation at Club Kingston.

This first class lounge is equipped with an unrivalled audio-visual journey through Jamaica's history, providing the perfect place to unwind before departure.

The 5,000 square-foot lounge affords patrons the space to enjoy a premium bar, a complementary snack bar, high-speed Internet access, shower facilities and culturally themed specialty rooms. With the introduction of Club Kingston, passengers are given the opportunity to relax in a chic, state-of-the-art, spacious, air-conditioned lounge featuring a cutting-edge business centre while reading from a wide selection of international magazines and local newspapers.

First-Class Amenities

Enjoy high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the lounge via your own device or on one of the computers in the business centre. There are also private conference room facilities for last-minute strategising or meetings. All this can be done while grabbing a bite to eat from the complementary snack bar featuring fresh seasonal fruits, sandwiches and pastries. If that isn't enough, then pamper yourself with one of the luxurious treatments available from the spa.

Fast-Track complementary VIP Departure Service

Upon arrival, lounge guests are greeted by specially trained customer service personnel charged with ensuring the utmost comfort and service for each guest. After basking in the services of the lounge, club guests are given a personal escort to the departure gate where they will enjoy preferential, fast-track access through security before arriving at the departure gate.

In addition to offering amenities rivalling the finest airport lounges in the world, Club Kingston provides a unique way for guests to immerse themselves in Jamaica's heritage and culture while enjoying its conveniences. There is also a cultural showcase where visiting members can partake in various displays showcasing Jamaican heritage with the aid of innovative audio-visual displays and artefacts. Club kingston is a great way to leave Jamaica happy.

grandison.garfene @gleanerjm.com








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