Tengku Mahkota Kelantan Officially Opens Tune Hotels Kota Bharu
KOTA BHARU, 25 May 2011 – The Tengku Mahkota of Kelantan, Yang Teramat Mulia Tengku Fa-iz Petra ibni Sultan Ismail Petra officially inaugurated the opening of the latest branch of Tune Hotels in Kota Bharu, Kelantan yesterday, acknowledging the ever increasing importance of Kota Bharu as a travel and tourist destination with vibrant commerce and business sectors.
Also present at the ceremony were the Deputy Menteri Besar of Kelantan YB Dato’ Haji Ahmad bin Ya’kob, State Secretary Dato’ Haji Mohd Aiseri Alias, the Kota Bharu Municipal Council (MPKB) President Tuan Haji Nazran Muhammad and other state dignitaries.
Mark Lankester, Group CEO of Tune Hotels said: “We are very proud to be right here at the heart of Kota Bharu and to be able to participate and contribute towards the progress and development of the state in general. Tune Hotels’ business model promotes and encourages other business activities like restaurants and transportation among the local community, apart from opening up job opportunities. We hope to help promote Kelantan further as a travel and tourist destination which is a treasure trove rich in culture and history.”
“The official opening Tune Hotels Kota Bharu by the Yang Teramat Mulia Tengku Mahkota Kelantan reaffirms our commitment to the state. Tune Hotels’ framework in our home country of Malaysia is now complete as we cover the central, northern, southern, eastern and western parts of the country,” added Lankester.
Tune Hotels Kota Bharu is a partnership with property company HLK Group.
The opening of the Kota Bharu hotel brings Tune Hotels’ number of operating properties to 12, including 9 in Malaysia. Tune Hotels’ existing hotels in Malaysia are located in Kuala Lumpur, KLIA-LCCT Airport, Kota Damansara, Penang, Johor Bahru, Kuching, Bintulu, Kota Kinabalu and Kota Bharu; Kuta and Legian in Bali, Indonesia and one in London, England.
Meanwhile, rooms at Tune Hotels are currently on sale from as low as RM2 for hotels in Malaysia and from Rp20.000 for those in Bali, Indonesia. Booking opened from 23 May 2011 until 3 June 2011 for stay period from 1 March 2012 up to 31 May 2012. Guests can further save 20% if they purchase the Comfort Package that includes towels, toiletries and air condition credits. They can enjoy even more savings of 30% with Plus Package that bundles television and in-room wifi.
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For booking and further information, visit www.tunehotels.com.
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