The Edinburgh Collection, a member of Palm Holdings, has announced the expansion of its UK portfolio with the acquisition of The Tune Hotel in Edinburgh.
Tune Hotels is one of the fastest growing international value hotel brands and provides accommodation with high quality essentials in key gateway cities globally. It is a growing chain of hotels that have embraced the limited service model, essentially brining the no-frills airline model to the accommodation sector. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole visits the brand’s latest UK location in Liverpool.
Tune Hotels, pioneers of the hotel industry’s ‘limited service’ model, has celebrated the opening of its eighth UK hotel this month in Liverpool’s city centre. The 100-bedroom hotel on Castle Street has been developed by Hotel Land & Development and will become the latest addition to the global portfolio of Tune Hotels.
Tune Hotels, pioneers of the hotel industry’s ‘limited service’ model, will celebrate the opening of its fifth London hotel and the seventh in the UK next month.
Global hotel chain Tune Hotels - part of the Tune Group, the private investment group of Tony Fernandes, founder and Group chief executive of low-cost airline AirAsia - has unveiled plans to open up to 25 new properties by 2020, amounting to a further £200m in the UK. The announcement comes as the select-service hotel group opens the doors to its sixth UK property in Newcastle this week, and sees the UK as its strategic hub for expansion into Europe.
Malaysian hotel group Tune Hotels have announced an aggressive roll-out plan for India with a target of 100 new hotels over the forthcoming years. The first 100-room property will open in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, on April 1st 2013 and will reflect the core principals of the Tune Hotels brand – international class accommodation that offers great value and great savings.
Tune Hotels has appointed Bitbuzz as the exclusive supplier of Wi-Fi internet access to its two new hotels in Paddington and Kings Cross, London. Bitbuzz specialise in innovative Wi-Fi solutions for the hospitality industry.
A Malaysian hospitality group is aiming to revolutionise the European hotel market by applying Ryanair tactics to room pricing. Tune Hotels will charge just £35 per night for a room at its first property in central London, which opens this month, but guests will have to pay extra for everything from towels to room cleaning.
Tune Hotels.com, part of the Tune Group, the private investment group of Tony Fernandes, founder and Group CEO of low cost airline AirAsia and Team Principal of the Lotus F1 Racing team, has entered into a strategic partnership with London-based Queensway Group Limited to invest in, develop and operate 15 Tune Hotels.com hotels across Greater London by 2017.