‘Roomer Has It’ social media campaign launched to commemorate new hotel opening
SEPANG, 9 May 2014 – Tune Hotel klia2 saw a steady stream of guests checking in on its first day of operations today.
Guests met at the hotel today gave the thumbs up for the fresh new look and cool ambience.
Tony Head from Perth, Australia who was en route to Padang, Sumatera with his friends for their surfing vacation said: “We have stayed at the old LCCT hotel before but getting into the new Tune Hotel klia2 gives us a totally different kind of impression. The hotel looks sleek and we are sure to have a good rest tonight before catching our flight to Padang.”
Another guest from Perth, Irene Tiong commended the hotel for its convenience and accessibility to the klia2 terminal. Tune Hotel klia Manager Hairul Maharis was at hand to welcome the guests.
Group CEO of Tune Hotels Mark Lankester said: “We’ve really listened to our guests over the last few years and have taken into account collaborative comments made to us in terms of how we can improve what we do. As a result, we have innovatively transformed the guestroom experience into a modern-style accommodation featuring the all-new room design with a sleek writing table, luggage platform and a 32-inch flat screen LED TV, bringing about an improved, sophisticated but cool ambience throughout the property. Business and leisure guests as well as airline passengers on extended waits will enjoy a totally improved experience and most importantly a very comfortable and refreshing stay.”
With 400 rooms, the hotel is directly connected to the new Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) terminal via a covered walkway and link bridge, allowing easy and convenient access to check-in counters as well as the Gateway@klia2 shopping mall.
To add to the guest experience and comfort, the hotel’s spacious lobby is designed to feature a cool casual seating lounge with free wifi, and an expansive open-air courtyard lounge, overlooked on the ground floor by a 24-hour restaurant and beverage centre. For guests with further transportation needs, the hotel includes a transport counter for overland transport needs and for flights, two AirAsia self check-in kiosks within the lobby for added convenience to hotel guests. For airline passengers the lobby area features flight information displays for up-to-date information on arrivals and departures.
Apart from overnight stays, guests on short transits can also opt for ‘Refresher Package’ at the hotel that is available betweendaily and subject to availability of rooms. This option is only available for walk-in guests.
Meanwhile, Tune Hotels has launched a social media campaign to commemorate the opening of Tune Hotel klia2. Called ‘Roomer Has It’, the campaign is run via Tune Hotels Facebook page at www.facebook.com/tunehotels.
Participants will need to claim the entire hotel by inviting their friends and families to claim a room in the hotel. The Top 10 participants with the most number of hotel rooms claimed are entitles for 10 complimentary rooms which they can share with their respective friends and join in Tune Hotels’ slumber party at Tune Hotel klia2 on.
With an annual capacity of 45 million passengers, the klia2 is the world's largest purpose-built terminal dedicated for low cost carriers (LCCs). The new airport has commenced commercial operations since 2 May 2014, while the AirAsia Group moved its entire operations at LCCT to the klia2 effective today.
In terms of transport connectivity, the klia2 terminal boasts not only bus and taxi services but also the Express Rail Link KLIA Express train service that connects to and from Kuala Lumpur Sentral. For guests arriving at or departing from the KLIA Main Terminal, they can make use of the scheduled shuttle service via the Express Rail link that charges just RM2 one way and stroll over to the hotel via its covered link bridge and walkway.
For those who drive in, Tune Hotel klia2 has 167 parking bays which are conveniently located just a few steps away from the airport terminal.
Tune Hotels is part of Tune Group, a lifestyle business conglomerate co-founded by Tan Sri Tony Fernandes and Datuk Kamarudin Meranun, who are the Group CEO and Executive Chairman respectively of Asia’s largest low cost carrier AirAsia.
There are currently 44 Tune Hotels available for booking across Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, England, Scotland, Australia, India and Japan.
For real-time updates and promotion alerts, guests can stay connected with Tune Hotels via Facebook atwww.facebook.com/tunehotels and on Twitter via www.twitter.com/tunehotels.
For booking and further information, visit www.tunehotels.com.