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Year-End Global Sale Across Tune Hotels Network


KUALA LUMPUR, 5 December 2011 – Pioneering value hotel brand Tune Hotels has launched a global year-end promotion that also marks the opening of its first three hotels in the Philippines, scheduled for the first quarter of 2012.

From 6 December 2011, rooms at Tune Hotels in the Philippines are open for booking from as low as PHP188 (Pesos) per night. Tune Hotels are set to open in Angeles City with 165 rooms on 10 February 2012, followed by Cebu City (150 rooms, 24 February 2012) and Ermita, Manila (167 rooms, 9 March 2012).

As a treat for the festive season, Tune Hotels’ rooms in other countries are also on offer. Rooms in Malaysia will go from RM10 per night while rates for Bali, Indonesia rooms start from Rp29.000, Thailand (Bt 99) and the UK (GBP 35).

“In line with the holiday spirit, we are calling on our guests to start planning and booking early for next year. We want our guests to save as much as they can on our rooms and use the savings to ensure that they have fun-filled, memorable holidays staying at Tune Hotels,” said Mark Lankester, Group CEO of Tune Hotels.

Tune Hotels currently has 13 operating hotels including ten in Malaysia; Kuta and Legian in Bali, Indonesia and Westminster in London, UK. The year-end promotion also includes the soon-to-open new hotels at Liverpool Street in London; Hat Yai and Pattaya in Thailand.

The promotion is offered exclusively online at and bookings can be made from 6 December 2011 until 16 December 2011. The promo rates are available on a first come, first served basis, for stay period starting from 1 September 2012 up to 30 November 2012. To specially celebrate the opening of its new Philippine hotels, stay period at Tune Hotels in Angeles City, Cebu City and Ermita, Manila shall commence from the respective hotel’s opening date up to 30 November 2012.

Commenting on Tune Hotels’ foray into the Philippine market, Mark said: “The Philippines is an important market for Tune Hotels. With the rise of budget travel packages from airlines and increase in business travels, there’s a high demand for no-fuss hotels that would provide affordable, safe, clean, convenient and comfortable accommodations and that’s precisely what Tune Hotels is all about.”

“Boasting over 7,000 beautiful islands, the Philippines is a popular travel destination, not just with the international travellers but also with the local market. Year on year, there has been growth in traveling to the Philippines from soaking up the sun on the world renowned beaches of Cebu to experiencing the Filipino culture at the heart of Manila. The archipelago is simply rich with beautiful places that draw the tourists in. We see a huge potential in the Philippine market,” added Mark.

Apart from Angeles City, Cebu and Ermita, Manila, Tune Hotels also plans to expand its operations in other key Philippine cities: Makati (Manila), Cagayan de Oro (Mindanao) and Ortigas (Manila). By 2013, another branch is scheduled to open in Quezon City, Manila, then totaling seven Tune Hotels in the country.

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.

To add further convenience and comfort to its guests, Tune Hotels has extended the check-out time at its Asian hotels to 11am from 10am previously. Deposits for towel rental and room keycard have also been removed while hairdryers are now provided in all rooms free of charge. These changes took effect from 1 December 2011.

By adding more rooms to its network, Tune Hotels has significantly improved its operational efficiency. Guests enjoy even more savings of up to 20% with the pre-booked Comfort Package that includes towels, toiletries and air conditioning credits online. Selected hotels are offering the Plus Package that bundles television and in-room wifi, representing 30% savings for online booking.

Noting that about 30 new Tune Hotels will be opening across the globe in the next 12 months, Mark said: “We encourage guests to stay connected with Tune Hotels via Facebook and Twitter to keep tab of the latest openings and promotions. More Tune Hotels are scheduled for opening in Southeast Asia, the UK, India and Australia, that will give our guests even more options for travel destinations and it’s going to be really exciting.”

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.

Apart from enjoying great value, great savings at Tune Hotels, guests can also enhance their benefits and privileges by becoming a member of the BIG loyalty programme, of which Tune Hotels is a partner. BIG is a global loyalty programme that has just been launched, allowing card members to accumulate points when travelling and shopping with BIG partners worldwide, and redeem the accumulated points for exciting rewards including flight seats on the world’s best low cost carrier, AirAsia. More information on BIG is available at

For real-time updates and promotion alerts, guests can stay connected with Tune Hotels via Facebook at and on Twitter via

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Written by Budiey

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