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JAMAICA’S CLUB MOBAY VOTED BEST LOVED LOUNGE BY VIRGIN ATLANTIC
Club Mobay Tops Over 20 Lounges Worldwide
MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA – OCTOBER 1, 2015- Jamaica’s airport lounge, Club Mobay at the Sangster International Airport, has been voted BEST LOVED LOUNGE by Virgin Atlantic, a British airline serving over 30 destinations worldwide throughout North America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
Club Mobay won the coveted Best Loved Lounge Award from a nomination field of over 20 lounges across Virgin Atlantic’s worldwide network. The Lounge Leader program allows customers to rate all aspects of their lounge experience including overall experience, look and feel, food choice and quality, introduction to lounge and service provided by the lounge staff.
October 2015, Virgin Atlantic’s Third Party Lounge Coordinator Amy Reed presented the award recently to Shelly-Ann Fung, Commercial Director of VIP Attractions, owners and operators of both Club Kingston and Club Mobay, at a special recognition in the lounge at Club Mobay.
“This award reinforces global confidence in Jamaica’s tourism sector, and enhances the nation’s global business competitiveness, as a country with an investor friendly climate that’s open for business. Shelly-Ann Fung, Commercial Director noted. Our accomplishment is a reflection of our team’s dedication, commitment and passion to exceed expectations as well as enhance our product, people and partnerships.”
In its first year, the Virgin Atlantic’s Lounge Leader Awards recognize excellence within its network of partner operated lounges worldwide.
David Hall noted that “the timing of this award, October 2015, was just fantastic where it gives the whole Club Mobay team a great morale boost right before the new tourist season in Jamaica, which promises to be the best ever for the country! The dedication and hard work that the team display is getting recognized all around the world and is special when it comes from a world class company like Virgin Atlantic, we are truly grateful."
Virgin Atlantic was founded by entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson 31 years ago after he decided the UK aviation industry needed shaking up. On 22nd June 1984, Virgin Atlantic's inaugural flight to Newark took place, on an aircraft filled with personal friends, celebrities and the media. Today, Virgin Atlantic flies to over 30 destinations worldwide, including locations across North America, the Caribbean, Africa and the Far East. At the start of 2014 Virgin Atlantic entered into a joint venture with Delta Air Lines, creating an expanded trans-Atlantic route network and enhancing competition between the UK and North America.
Virgin Atlantic has recently launched a new service to Detroit, along with three new routes into Atlanta. The airline has also increased daily frequencies to popular destinations including Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Miami. Virgin Atlantic currently has a fleet of 38 aircraft which includes Boeing 747s, Airbus A340-600s and its newest addition to the fleet, Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner’s.