Tune Hotels has expanded its portfolio of hotels
in Malaysia with the opening of an hotel in the heritage city of
Taiping in the northern state of Perak, Malaysia.
The 113-room Tune Hotel Taiping, which is part
of the Taiping Centre Point development, is located within the
heart of a new business growth area of the city.
To celebrate the opening, rooms at Tune Hotel
Taiping are being made available at promotional online rates starting
from RM68 all-in per night. Bookings at this rate can
be made until 25 May 2014, for immediate stay periods up
to 24 Jul 2014. Promotional rooms are limited and available on a
first-come, first-served basis.
Walk-in guests get to enjoy opening rates from
as low as RM88 all-in per night for a limited period.
Group CEO of Tune Hotels
Mark Lankester said,
“Tune Hotels is delighted to be here in Taiping, underscoring our
presence and growth in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia.
This city has a lot of potential for tourism both business and
leisure and the opening is yet another show of our commitment
towards the rapidly developing Northern Corridor. Visitors to
Taiping, be it for leisure or business, can rest assured of an
enjoyable, comfortable and affordable stay with Tune Hotel
The Northern Corridor Economic Region (Koridor
Utara) is an economic transformation project that focuses on
accelerating growth and income levels with the objective of
becoming a world-class economic region by the year 2025. The
corridor is made up of the states of Perlis, Kedah, Penang and
northern Perak, where Taiping is located. Tourism is one of its
key thrust areas alongside agriculture, manufacturing and
Famed for its tin-mining legacy, Taiping is
easily accessible via the North-South Expressway, with Penang
about 110 kilometres to the north and Kuala Lumpur 260 kilometres
down south. One of the earliest stations of the British
administration in the 19th Century, Taiping boasts a sizeable
concentration of heritage buildings as well as the Taiping Lake
Gardens, the first public garden established during British rule
where the famous centuries-old rain trees can be found.
Taiping is also home to Malaysia’s oldest hill
resort, the Maxwell Hill and the country’s first zoo, the Taiping
Zoo & Night Safari. Nature lovers can head on to the
world-renowned Royal Belum Forest where they can get up close with
the rich diversity of flora and fauna and interact with the local
aborigines Orang Asli community.
Mark added, “With its history and nature
attractions, Taiping has long been a family holiday and adventure
destination and now with all the developments in and around
Taiping, we have noted a growing stream of business and leisure
visitors to Taiping and its surrounding areas. 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.”
Tune Hotel Taiping is part of the new Taiping
Centre Point development, located right across from the Taiping
Sentral Mall and Tesco hypermarket and within minutes from the
Columbia Asia Hospital. Within the development and surroundings on
offer are a host of dining, entertainment, shopping and lifestyle
options. It is only two kilometres away from the Taiping railway
station, the country’s oldest and one of the most iconic.
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