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San Diego Airport opens Meditation Room for passengers

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San Diego Airport opens Meditation Room for passengers

The new Meditation Room is located in San Diego International Airport’s Terminal 2 and is open to all travellers.

San Diego International Airport has opened a new ‘Meditation Room’ in Terminal 2 to offer travellers a quiet place to relax and reflect during their journey.

Also referred to as ‘The Spirit of Silence’ or ‘Reflection Room’ by San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, the new facility is located post-security, and has been created to offer a dedicated space to contemplate, meditate or pray, away from the busy airport environment.

The room has been created by Seattle-based artist Norie Sato, and its introduction follows the opening of other inventive facilities elsewhere that are aimed at providing a space for travellers to relax. For example, Helsinki Airport has a Relaxation Area and Chicago O’Hare has a Yoga Room.

The new Meditation Room is the latest example of how San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is investing in improving the airport experience for travellers. As we recently reported, it also offers outdoor check-in and bag drop, and self-service baggage recovery kiosks, while it is also exploring equipping customer service agents with tablets and installing beacons to help with wayfinding.

FTE Europe 2016 will take place at RAI Amsterdam

FTE Europe 2016 will take place at RAI Amsterdam from 25-26 April 2016.

Prepare for the passenger experience of 2025 at FTE Europe 2016, 25-26 April, Amsterdam

Future Travel Experience Europe 2016 (25-26 April, RAI Amsterdam) will be the region’s most forward-thinking passenger experience event this year, thanks to the ‘Passenger Experience 2025’ theme, inspirational keynote addresses by Philips Head of Design Pierre-Yves Panis and SkyTeam CEO Perry Cantarutti, two unique conference agendas, an Air France-KLM Innovation Symposium, the Co-creation Forum Europe, the FTE Bag Drop Symposium, an end-to-end exhibition and a social agenda based around the world famous King’s Day celebrations.

Senior figures from the likes of Google, IATA, easyJet, CitizenM, Vueling, daa, Air France-KLM, Schiphol Group, Ryanair, Gatwick Airport, Finavia, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand and Swedavia will address delegates in the ‘On the Ground’ conference, providing an unmatched learning environment. Each of these leading industry experts will share their passenger experience visions and outline how they are planning to leverage new and emerging technologies, ranging from artificial intelligence and robotics, to biometric technology and mobile-enabled digital personalisation, to improve the passenger experience and enhance operational efficiency.

» View the full FTE Europe ‘On the Ground’ conference agenda

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