CAPA said the Vancouver Airport also has been a leader on the technology and environmental fronts. Last year the airport received an innovation award from CAPA for its BORDERXPRESS Automated Control Kiosks, which has reduced waiting times by more than 50% and is now in use at 32 airports across North America and the Caribbean.
Some of the highlights implemented and offered at YVR include a 32% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions per passenger over the last decade and is the first airport to secure a salmon safe certification, highlighting its commitment to protect water quality and aquatic life.
Award Winning Art and Architecture
A stunning west coast-themed international departure area, and almost unanimous customer satisfaction reports (91 per cent), YVR features the largest Northwest Coast Native art collection in the world and two satellite Vancouver Aquarium exhibits.
Restroom for Pets
The pet-friendly restroom features a puppy potty and a grass floor as well as features to allow easy access for people with disabilities.
Free Yoga Space
Need a stretch before heading on that long flight? Vancouver International Airport has a room for you.
YVR and Yoga have announced a new pilot program that will provide a free yoga space for departing passengers.
This is the first time YVR has earned the ranking and is the first North American airport to do so. Previous winners are Singapore Changi Airport, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, and Beijing Capital International Airport.
YVR has grown from serving only 1,072 passengers in 1931 to an expected 22 million in 2016. It now serves over 35 airlines from around the world.
With the summer peak travel season fast approaching, Vancouver is a hot destination for travelers from the USA, their strong currency and concerns for safety make Vancouver and Canada one of their most logical choices.
With it’s natural beauty, warmer weather and the many attractions Vancouver has to offer from April to September many travellers will make their entry to Beautiful BC through YVR, Vancouver’s International Airport located in Richmond BC.
This list of the best Vancouver airport hotel will help choose the ideal accommodation near Vancouver international airport.
The top hotels in Vancouver’s YVR area compiled by Tripadvisor