Two New Tune Hotels Open in London in Under Two Months
Kuala Lumpur, 17 July 2012– Tune Hotels continues to expand its portfolio of hotels in London with two new additions in Kings Cross and Paddington. Tune Hotel Kings Cross (opened July 9th) and Tune Hotel Paddington (opened June 18th) are the brand’s third and fourth London hotels, cementing the group’s position as one of capital’s leading budget hotel chains. Tune Hotel Kings Cross is ideally located on Gray’s Inn Road, just 500 metres from Kings Cross and St Pancras train stations. Formally Swinton House, the building features 217 bedrooms including twin, double and accessible rooms, with and without windows. Guests can also relax in the large reception area where light refreshments are served.
Tune Hotel Paddington, located within five minutes walk of Paddington mainline station, has 137 double, twin and accessible en-suite bedrooms, along with a coffee shop area offering an array of light refreshments. The two new London hotels are part of 30 which are being opened globally over the next 12 months. Mark Lankester, Group CEO of Tune Hotels, said: “More Tune Hotels are scheduled for opening in Asean, the UK, India and Australia, that will give our guests even more options for travel destinations. We encourage guests to stay tuned for Tune Hotels’ latest openings and promotions via Facebook and Twitter.”
Incidentally, Tune Hotel Westminster won the Trip advisor Certificate of Excellence Award for the second year running. Opened since 2010, Tune Hotel Westminster was established as the first Tune Hotel in the UK. While Tune Hotel Liverpool Street which had recently opened, had also racked up another win, being voted ‘Best UK City Hotel’ by the prestigious Sunday Times Travel Magazine recently.
Tune Hotels currently operates eleven hotels in Malaysia, two in Bali and one in Jakarta, Indonesia, four in The Philippines and two in Thailand. Tune Hotels in Malaysia are located in Kuala Lumpur, Penang, KLIA-LCCT Airport, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Johor Bahru, Kota Damansara, Bintulu, Kota Bharu, Kulim and more recently Ipoh.
The presence of Tune Hotels in Asia includes Hat Yai and Pattaya in Thailand, Angeles City, Cebu City, Ermita and Makati, Manila in The Philippines. Tune Hotels has successfully pioneered a branded value hotel brand with the concept of pay-as-you-use that has become hugely popular amongst travelers from across the world. Under the concept, guests only pay for room rates with the option of adding on other amenities like towels & toiletries, air-conditioning, in-room Wifi and satellite TV service at selected hotels.
Tune Hotels is part of Tune Group, a lifestyle business conglomerate co-founded by Tan Sri Tony Fernandes and Dato’ Kamarudin Meranun, who are the Group CEO and Deputy Group CEO respectively of Asia’s largest low cost carrier AirAsia.
For booking and further information, visit www.tunehotels.com.
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