Tune Hotel Opens in Kota Damansara, Malaysia

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Friday, 4 June 2010

Tune Hotels has opened its latest hotel at Kota Damansara township in Petaling Jaya.

 The opening comes just two weeks after Tune Hotel Danga Bay in Johor Bahru commenced operations. Tune Hotel Kota Damansara is the 9th to open since the brand first launched in 2007.

Occupying two floors of the Main Tower of Sunsuria Avenue in Kota Damansara, all 121 rooms at the hotel are equipped with 32 LCD television sets as well as its signature high-quality basics of 5-star beds and hot power showers.

Tune Hotels Group CEO, Mark Lankester said, Kota Damansara in Petaling Jaya is one of Klang Valleys fastest developed new townships with lots of attractions and huge potentials. Our hotel here is strategically located to serve not only Kota Damansara but also the surrounding areas like Damansara Perdana, Mutiara Damansara, Damansara Utama, Bandar Utama and even up to Sungai Buloh, Kepong and Subang. It serves as a satellite to our prime hotels in Downtown KL and KLIA-LCCT Airport that are consistently enjoying high occupancy. With easy access by bus and taxi, and surrounded by business, shopping, entertainment and education establishments, the hotel is ideal for both work and play. Guests will also be able take advantage of its location being in the vicinity of Subang Skypark (Terminal 3).

The addition of the 32flat-screen TVs is new to Tune Hotels and is in direct response to comments from our guests. Starting with Tune Hotel Kota Damansara and Tune Hotel Danga Bay, Johor Bahru, we are also installing TV entertainment in all our existing hotels in stages, Mr. Lankester added.

Tune Hotel Kota Damansara is jointly developed and operated by Tune Hotels and Easywell Sdn Bhd.

Under its global expansion plan, Tune Hotels has forged strategic partnerships with Apodis Hospitality Group for 20 hotels in India by 2012; Bangkok-based Evolution Capital PCL for 44 hotels across Thailand, China, Bangladesh, the Philippines and Indonesia; and the UK-based Queensway Group Limited for 15 hotels in Greater London. More recently, Tune Hotels formed a 50-50 joint venture with Singaporean-based Plato Capital Limited to have 10 operational assets in South East Asia, Australia and the UK by 2013. Including its homegrown development in Malaysia, Tune Hotels targets to have 100 operational hotels worldwide by 2012.

There are currently seven Tune Hotels in Malaysia and two in Bali, Indonesia, while its first hotel in London is set to open at Westminster in August 2010. Existing Tune Hotels are located in Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu (Sabah), Kuching (Sarawak), KLIA-LCCT (Selangor), George Town (Penang), Danga Bay (Johor) and Kota Damansara (Selangor) in Malaysia; Kuta (Bali) and Double Six, Legian (Bali) in Indonesia.

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