Pit Stop Luxury

Airports with an air of elegance communicate prestige

Implications - Frequent travel is an activity that communicates prestige; in an attempt to imbue the entire travel process with a feel of status, airports are receiving luxurious updates. This enhances the overall experience of tourism, ringing true to the old adage, "it's not the destination, but the journey."
SCORE: 3.8
Mild Top 6 Examples: 23,388 Total Clicks Dec 12 - Jul 15
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Pet-Friendly Airport Terminals - New York's John F. Kennedy Airport is Adding a Luxury ARK Terminal
SCORE: 6.8
Hot 4,080 Clicks Pub: Jul 22, 15
Pet-Friendly Airport Terminals
New York's John F. Kennedy Airport is Adding a Luxury ARK Terminal
The ARK terminal is an aptly named area dedicated to traveller’s beloved pets. The first of its kind in the world, it is set to be built in New York’s John F. Kennedy airport. Yet the... [More]
Departure Lounge Cinemas - Ora Ito Makes the Centre Beaugrenelle Look Like an Airport
SCORE: 3.2
Warm 6,165 Clicks Pub: Apr 1, 14
Departure Lounge Cinemas
Ora Ito Makes the Centre Beaugrenelle Look Like an Airport
The cinema section in the Centre Beaugrenelle in Paris has been made to look like an airport departure lounge by French designer Ora Ito. The purpose of this was to provide “a comfortable and... [More]
Multi-Sensory Cognac Shops - Martell's Airport Spirits Store Promises an 'Art de Vivre' Experience
SCORE: 4.3
Mild 3,558 Clicks Pub: May 9, 15
Multi-Sensory Cognac Shops
Martell's Airport Spirits Store Promises an 'Art de Vivre' Experience
For a limited time, travelers passing through the Hong Kong International Airport will be able to visit a spirits store from cognac brand Martell. Rather than being a run-of-the-mill shop, this pop-... [More]
Luxurious Hospital Beds - The Recovery Lounge Brings New Ideas to a Stagnant Hospital Atmosphere
SCORE: 1.8
Untested 7,822 Clicks Pub: Dec 8, 12
Luxurious Hospital Beds
The Recovery Lounge Brings New Ideas to a Stagnant Hospital Atmosphere
The Recovery Lounge is a brand new way of thinking about hospital beds. While the design world pumps out innovations in everything under the sun year after year, the hospital is seemingly a design-... [More]
Luxe Airport Foods - Petrossian’s Champagne Offers 'Caviar in the Air' for Posh Travelers
SCORE: 1.7
Untested 1,459 Clicks Pub: Dec 12, 13
Luxe Airport Foods
Petrossian’s Champagne Offers 'Caviar in the Air' for Posh Travelers
Take culinary luxury with you on-the-go with Caviar in the Air by Petrossian’s Champagne. Petrossian’s has made a home for itself at the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX, and in... [More]
Swirling Light Sculptures - Emergence by Cinimod Studio is Inspired by a School of Fish
SCORE: 1.8
Untested 304 Clicks Pub: Jun 2, 14
Swirling Light Sculptures
Emergence by Cinimod Studio is Inspired by a School of Fish
It is only appropriate that Emergence by Cinimod Studio, a design firm based in London, United Kingdom, would be inspired by a school of fish. It is a light sculpture that has been commissioned by... [More]