Now Boarding: Winner Of Cintas 2023 America’s Best Restroom® Contest – BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport
Cintas Corporation has announced that the Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport is the winner of the 2023 America’s Best Restroom® contest. As this year’s winner, the BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport will get to properly crown their restrooms with prizes from Cintas. That includes a Cintas UltraClean® restroom cleaning service and $2,500 in Cintas products and services for restroom cleaning or facility management to keep their restrooms Ready for the Workday®, along with a spot in the America’s Best Restroom Hall of Fame.
“The newly constructed restrooms at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport maximize occupant capacity while enhancing the overall passenger experience. The entrance welcomes travelers with an aesthetic mural and seating area while they wait for their companions. The new restrooms feature bright, spacious, fully enclosed stalls for privacy, touchless fixtures and individual lactation, adult changing and family assist rooms. Each restroom features a state-of-the-art smart restroom system that integrates with color-changing, LED stall occupancy lights and digital signage at the restroom entrances showing current availability. The smart restroom system also provides real-time inventory tracking and usage counts for custodial services,” according to a press release.
“We’re honored to be recognized by Cintas and contest voters for our commitment to providing a positive passenger experience and outstanding facilities,” BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Executive Director/CEO Ricky Smith said. “Passengers rank restrooms as an airport’s No. 1 amenity. That’s why we work so hard to provide creative, clean and inviting restrooms to make travel more enjoyable.”
In its 22nd year, the America’s Best Restroom contest, hosted by Cintas, celebrates innovative and hygienic public restrooms across the country. The BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport was one of 10 finalists that were selected based on cleanliness, visual appeal, innovation, functionality, and unique design elements. The public had the opportunity to vote for the following 10 finalists (in alphabetical order) this summer at bestrestroom.com/us/:
- Baltimore/Washington (BWI)Thurgood Marshall Airport (Baltimore, MD)
- Clear Lake and Des Moines River Safety Rest Areas (Jackson, MN)
- Drusie & Darr (Nashville, TN)
- El Rio (San Francisco, CA)
- Frying Pan (New York, NY)
- Hell ‘n Blazes Brewing Company (Melbourne, FL)
- Juban’s Creole Restaurant (Baton Rouge, LA)
- Little America (Salt Lake City, UT)
- Rabbit Hole (Greenville, SC)
- Snowbasin Resort (Huntsville, UT).
“The state of their public restroom can have large impact on the public’s perception of a business,” Cintas Marketing Manager Julia Walsh said. “The BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport restrooms are bright and airy and the embodiment of clean, with natural light and room for luggage. We’re proud to crown them as America’s Best Restroom.”
To nominate a restroom for the 2024 America’s Best Restroom contest, visit here.