Tune Hotels expands into Taiping

PETALING JAYA: Tune Hotels continues to strengthen its domestic presence as it opens its new 113-room hotel, called Tune Hotel Taiping, in Taiping, Perak.

“Tune Hotels is delighted to be here in Taiping, underscoring our presence and growth in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia,” said chief executive officer Mark Lankester in a recent press statement.

“This [town] has a lot of potential for both business and leisure tourism and the [new hotel] is yet another reflection of our commitment to the rapidly developing northern corridor. Visitors to Taiping can rest assured of an enjoyable, comfortable and affordable stay with Tune Hotel Taiping,” said Lankester.

Tune Hotel Taiping is part of the new Taiping Centre Point (TCP), located across fromTaiping Sentral Mall and Tesco hypermarket, and within minutes from the Columbia Asia Hospital. The hotel is also 2km away from the iconic Taiping railway station, the country’s oldest.

TCP, a mixed development, also comprises a block of business suites with 127 units of TCP suites and four units of shop offices. TCP also features a multi-level car park podium for hotel guests and apartment residents.

Lankester noted the growing stream of business and leisure visitors to Taiping and its surrounding areas, with the town’s history and attractions such as the Taiping Zoo and Taiping Lake Gardens.

“With Tune Hotel Taiping, we look forward to welcoming holidaymakers and business travellers alike to enjoy our international class accommodation at affordable rates. Apart from standard double and twin-sharing rooms, we have also included family rooms to suit the needs of families and group travellers,” he said.

Taiping is easily accessible via the North-South Expressway, with Penang about 110km to the north and Kuala Lumpur 260km down south.

To celebrate the opening, rooms at Tune Hotel Taiping are being offered at promotional rates starting from RM68 all-in per night, exclusively for online bookings via Walk-in guests get to enjoy opening rates from RM88 all-in per night for a limited period.

Bookings for this promotional rate ends on Sunday, which carries an immediate-stay-period that ends on 24 July.Promotional rooms are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on May 23, 2014.

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