EBL Skylounge offers utmost luxury with widest floor space
- A Monitor Report01 Oct, 2019 | 2054 Views|-+
Dhaka : On the second floor of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital, stands tall the biggest lounge of the airport - EBL Skylounge.
Spread across 5,000 square feet, the lounge offers state-of-the-art amenities and five-star standard services to Platinum and Signature cardholders of EBL, Priority Pass holders and Business Class passengers of some airlines.
The spacious lounge is 15 feet in height, tallest in the airport. Moreover, the splendid interior, combined with brown and yellow hues, elevates the relaxing environment of the lounge to greater heights. Large high-definition televisions are mounted on the walls of the wide lounge along with world clocks.
Interestingly, all the lights in the lounge are hidden from eyesight. It only adds to the luxurious comfort the cozy couches provide for 120 persons.
The lounge also serves mouth-watering delicacies catered by the renowned five-star hotel The Westin Dhaka. The hotel maintains an in-house kitchen in the lounge. Straight from there, delectable multi-cuisine dishes come to the buffet station. And the delicious menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner, changes in every seven days.
Among other facilities, EBL Skylounge has a designated smoking zone, separate prayer room for men and women, separate washroom for men and women with shower facilities, reading corner, business center, high-speed Wi-Fi access, disable access facility, baby stroller, diaper changing room, newspaper and magazine stand etc.
To the book lovers' delight, the library at the reading corner has a wide range of both fiction and non-fiction books.
The business center also comes handy to business travellers for browsing and printing purposes.
Furthermore, the lounge also offers infant changing rooms, luggage racks and charging stations for gadgets to its valued guests.
EBL Skylounge, remaining open 24/7, usually caters to 450 guests daily. During occasions like Eid holidays, the number rises to 700+.
Among these guests, 35 per cent is foreigners. The rest are locals, mostly businessmen and high officials.
Launched in January 2014, the lounge has garnered quite a reputation among the business travellers. They remain very relaxed while making an urgent business trip. The business center and Wi-Fi facility covers their emergency works.
Also, the option to freshen up at the airport comes as a great benefit to business travellers. They can come to the airport straight, which given the traffic conditions, is of great convenience.
EBL plans to add more facilities to further expand the services of the lounge. For instance, the bank plans to open a bar by this year for the guests looking to unwind while enjoying a drink.
The lounge also offers card banking services such as dollar endorsement, credit card limit rearrangement etc to the credit cardholders.
Special privileges for EBL home loan customers
Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL) home loan clients will enjoy exclusive privileges while buying Samsung consumer electronic products from selective Samsung Smart Plazas.
M Khorshed Anowar, Head of Retail and SME Banking of EBL, Md Zahidul Kabir, Head of Treasury and Credit Management and JM Taslim Kabir, Head of Marketing, Fair Electronics Ltd, the authorised national distributor and manufacturer of Samsung products in Bangladesh signed an agreement to this effect in Dhaka recently.
Syed Zulkar Nayen, Head of Liability and Wealth Management, Md Bin Mazid Khan, Head of Agent Banking, Md Tanbeer Dawood, Head of Student Banking and Retail Propositions of EBL were present on the occasion, among others.