Tune Hotel opens in Pekanbaru, Sumatra

Tune Hotel Pekanbaru ~ Image from GoIndonesia.com

Tune Hotel opens in Pekanbaru, Sumatra on the 18th March 2013. This award winning international hotel chain has raised the profile of the city’s accommodation portfolio whilst bringing international standards of service excellence to the city to serve both tourists and business travellers.

The hotel will represent the global brand’s fourth property in Indonesia (following Jakarta and two locations in Bali) and the first hotel in Sumatera. Tune Hotels currently operates 27 properties worldwide, located across Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, England, Scotland and will soon open in India and Australia.

Centrally located in Pekanbaru, the 139-room Tune Hotel Pekanbaru is walking distance to the vast Pekanbaru Mall and the main street, Jalan Sudirman. Just a 15-minute drive from the city’s international airport, it is also easily accessible to all main tourist attractions and business precincts. The hotel also offers meeting facilities.

With custom-made beds, power showers, high-speed wi fi access and 24-hour security, the hotel is sure to prove popular and has a launched a special opening rate of IDR299,000 per night – bookable through the group’s website.

Tune Hotels Group Chief Executive Officer, Mark Lankester said:  “We have ambitious plans for Tune Hotels and the opening of Tune Hotel Pekanbaru – our fourth in Indonesia and the very first in Sumatera – augurs well with our expansion plans. Being the fastest growing and most dynamic economy in Southeast Asia, Indonesia presents us with endless possibilities. We have plans to open more Tune Hotels in various cities across the archipelago.”

Tune Hotels has recently announced its plans for 100 hotels in India, kicking off with the opening of Tune Hotel Ahmedabad next month. The company will soon take on Australia, Japan, the Middle East and Africa.

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Providing world-standard, high quality accommodation by focusing on key essentials but minus the generally underutilized facilities commonly found in other hotels such as swimming pools, business centres and gymnasiums, Tune Hotels keeps its operating costs low and savings are passed on to guests in the form of super low rates.

Tune Hotels has received over four million guests since the opening of its first hotel in Downtown Kuala Lumpur in 2007. There are currently 27 Tune Hotels with 11 in Malaysia, five in the UK, four in the Philippines, four in Thailand and three in Indonesia. Ahmedabad, India and Melbourne, Australia are upcoming hotels in 2013.

Apart from enjoying great value, great savings at Tune Hotels, guests can also enhance their benefits and privileges by becoming a member of the AirAsia BIG Loyalty Programme, of which Tune Hotels is a partner. BIG is a global loyalty programme that allows 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.

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 Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer respectively of Asia’s largest low cost carrier AirAsia. However, neither of the mentioned CEO's were present at the Tune Hotel opening in Pekanbaru, Sumatra.

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