Gameway and Airport Dimensions partner in the opening of Gameway lounge in Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Gameway and Airport Dimensions have partnered to open a premium video gaming lounge space in Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).
This is the fourth location in the rapidly growing Gameway network, and the first in an exciting new collaboration with Airport Dimensions. The gaming lounge is located in the new Concourse E Expansion at CLT and welcomed its first visitors on Tuesday, May 3rd. It provides travelers with a premium entertainment experience, complete with individual gaming stations fitted out with: PlayStation or Xbox game consoles and top of the line Razer gaming PCs; high end Razer gaming accessories; comfortable lounge chairs and Razer gaming chairs; a selection of drinks and snacks; and welcoming staff, cultivating a truly inviting environment. Guests can play pre-downloaded games including some of today’s most popular titles such as Fortnite, FIFA, NBA2K, Madden, Call of Duty, Minecraft, Rocket League, and many more.
This new facility can be accessed in a variety of ways. Any traveler flying through CLT can enjoy the Gameway experience by purchasing access at the lounge based on the time they have available before their next flight. Meanwhile, monthly passes appeal to frequent flyers, flight crew, and other regular travelers who want to make their time in the airport fly by. Members of Priority Pass are also entitled to a complementary hour of access plus a drink and a snack. Guests can even pre-reserve the gaming experience of their choice before arriving at the airport by visiting www.gameway.gg.
According to Emma Walbridge, CEO at Gameway: “We are thrilled to open our fourth Gameway location and offer travelers through Charlotte Douglas International Airport the opportunity to have fun while traveling for both business and pleasure. We firmly believe that the airport experience should be valued as an integral part of the travel journey, and simply put, our mission is to make airports entertaining. It made perfect sense for Gameway to partner in the development of this location with Airport Dimensions, as they are the global leaders in delivering experiences for air travelers. We know this is only the first in many more joint projects to innovate the airport experience and make time spent in airports both relaxing and fun! We also so appreciate the spirit of partnership shown by both Paradies Lagardère and the CLT Airport team, as its clear that all parties involved in this project truly prioritize the traveler experience.”
Chris Gwilliam, Vice President Global Business Development at Airport Dimensions said: “Our partnership with Gameway is an exciting new collaboration in-line with Airport Dimensions’ strategy to provide innovative airport experiences with industry leading experts. Video gaming is now one of the fastest growing markets in entertainment, particularly with the rapidly growing traveler demographics of Millennials and Gen Z. Gameway provides the best solution to engage this important traveler segment in the airport environment, making this partnership a perfect fit. We’re very excited about this first venture and look forward to more opportunities to collaborate with Gameway in the future.
CLT’s CEO Haley Gentry sais: “We are happy to team up with Gameway and Airport Dimensions to offer this exciting new concept at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. As one of the busiest airports in the world, we’re always looking for new ideas to enhance the passenger experience and Gameway helps put the fun back into air travel. This is definitely a must-stop spot at CLT.”
Gameway is the world’s first premium video game lounge, dedicated to making airports entertaining. Founded in 2017 and a 100% ACDBE firm, Gameway is rapidly growing across the United States and is proud to currently host travelers in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (Terminals E and B), Los Angeles International Airport (Terminal 6), and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (Concourse E). Two additional Gameway locations will be opening in Summer, 2022.
Gameway believes that video gaming has to the power to connect people across cultures, demographics, and geographies—and so is a perfect fit for airports looking to innovate their guest experience. Gameway locations are explicitly designed to welcome all travelers, so that the discovery of new virtual worlds can be enjoyed by everyone.
About Airport Dimensions
Airport Dimensions wants travelers to value their time at the airport. The company continuously seeks ways to open new dimensions in customer engagement - using a mix of enriching physical experiences and innovative digital services. From comfortable lounges to restful sleep pods, and convenient food ordering to contactless collection of duty free, Airport Dimensions helps improve the traveler experience while critically helping airports maximize non-aeronautical revenue opportunities, retain airlines, and become more competitive.
Airport Dimensions has a rapidly growing network of locations at the world’s leading airports across the United States, the Middle East, South America and the United Kingdom, where its Club Aspire Heathrow lounges were most recently recognized in the World Travel Awards as Europe’s Leading Airport Lounge and the FAB Superstars Awards for Innovation. Under its brands The Club, Club Aspire, No1 Lounges, sleep ’n fly and Ambaar Club, Airport Dimensions provides award-winning hospitality services tailored to the specific needs of passengers and currently provides value-added experiences for over 50 airport and airline partners.
Airport Dimensions entered the South American lounge market for the first time late last year with the launch of a new brand called Ambaar Club, in partnership with Ambaar Lounge.
Airport Dimensions recently acquired the prestigious No1 lounges portfolio, as well as sleep lounge expert sleep ’n fly, which offers travelers a personal space for a peaceful sleep.
Using the latest technologies, Airport Dimensions has invested in driving revenue growth for airports and increasing traveler satisfaction with the launch of its first digital service Connecta – a one-stop e-commerce and passenger loyalty platform.
Airport Dimensions is a Collinson company.