b'CONCESSIONSFLL 47by COVID-19 and therefore was delayed at some points, Shrierdesigned to reflect the local culture of the city where the airportexplains. However, as a team, we are proud of how we navigatedis based. the pandemic and the challenges this presented and are grateful toFort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is a popular Broward County Aviation Department for theirtravel hub for our card members, and we are thrilled to partner continued support and partnership.with the team at Escape Lounges to provide guests with a place In January 2021, plans for a multimillion- to recharge, access high-speed Wi-Fi to stay connected, and dollar capital investment to build out the newenjoy a high-quality meal during their travels, Rivero says, noting lounge were finalized, notes Henry Perez,that dishes on the lounge menu were created by chef behind Fort Broward County Aviation Departments DirectorLauderdales DUNE by LT. As a Florida resident, I am personally of Business and Properties. excited to be able to start my travels at a beautifully designed HENRY PEREZ and relaxing space, try some of the dishes from Chef Laurent By July of 2021, the plans were submitted, reviewed and approved, and we finally got an opening in OctoberTourondels seasonal menu like the French Toast Royal topped with of 2022. But between those dates, we had a lot of supply chainpineapple confit, or his Mediterranean twist on a chopped salad if I issues, especially with electrical components and things like that,am feeling healthy. And, of course, you cant beat the coffee made Perez recalls. Overall, though, the process was really good. It wasfrom local roaster Calusa Coffee beans.great to work with CAVU because they were very cooperative andGale is also pleased with the transformation of the Terminal 3 very responsive. From A to Z, it went quite well considering whatlounge location from start to finish.we were dealing with. Ultimately, it was the desire for FLL to take the guest experience Once construction began, anticipation built quickly, with socialto a higher level and to be able to offer this amenity, he concludes. media users frequently checking in for updates about when theWe think we hit a home run with respect to that and with our lounge would be open to the public. Eventually, the tasteful arraypartners who are now operating the facility. of reading nooks, local artwork, private workspaces and seasonal menu offerings was officially unveiled when the American Express partner lounge officially debuted in October 2022.Extending the First-Day FanfareNicole Javell, Head of Delivery at CAVU, notes that the facility launched to a flurry of excitement, with travelers, the press, airport staff and local politicians eager for the airport toIS YOUR BUSINESS IMAGEhave its first premium common-use lounge. OnEVERYTHING IT COULD BE?opening day, the lounge welcomed more than 300 travelers.NICOLE JAVELLVisitors particularly liked the fact that the design choices throughout the lounge were informed by the local South Florida coastline and culture, Javell says, adding that the lounge menu has earned equal praise. Like the dcor, its locally inspired, featuring dishes such as gazpacho, rock shrimp salad and Key lime mousseThe Cyclone Differencefrom Florida-based celebrity chef Laurent Tourondel. Mojitos andFaster, Greener, CleanerFaster!Within the Cyclone head, up to 24 sapphire-tipped spray nozles, mounted to high sped rotating arms, blast the surface with ultra-high presure water in a swirling vortex at 140 mphequivalent to a pineapple margaritas have emerged as favorites from the bar. category 4 cyclone. As the surface is being cleaned, and deposits removed, the multi-patented Cyclone simultaneously recovers the waste waterwith no vacuum.What has also stood out from customer feedback and reviews isGreener!Cyclone Technologys advanced design utilizes up to 50% les fresh water with 20% lower fuel consumption while 95% of wastewater is recovered instantly. The on-board waste tank separates solid waste through a 160 micron biodegradable liner. The entire process uses only fresh waterno chemicals!ure water blastingthe personable service provided by our in-lounge team, giving eachBefore and After. CY210 is The combination of ultra-high preswith the Cyclone vortex provides exceptional cleaning while causingshown in this ilustration. Cleaner!no damage to your surface.customer a memorable start to their journey, she remarks.CY210 Behind for areas requiringeithWalk- R50 verabilit s. y; usd wmore maneu 0 or other trailers that the T met requirementBecker 505 specializes in marketing and design for the Javell reports that the right combination of design, amenitiesaviation industry. Let us create your corporate identity, TR5500 ed w bs and hard to reach areas.YWhen us ith the C210 its ideal and service is sustaining the honeymoon allure, and the lounge for small jo 1/16/15 4:31 PMadvertisements and marketing campaigns so you can get PerviousAd_V5.indd 2continues to attract hundreds of guests a day. back to what you do bestrunning your business!This proves that the demand for a premium experience away from the hustle and bustle of the terminal isnt going anywhere, she reasons. 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