Tune Hotels, one of the fastest growing hotel chains in the world, has announced their continued expansion with the opening of their latest hotel in Asoke, Bangkok. This is Tune Hotel’s third Thailand offering, Hotel Asoke follows Tune Hotel Hatyai and Pattaya adding another 130 highly affordable rooms in the region.
The energetic nightlife, amazing temples, and of course those iconic floating markets, make Bangkok a destination the world just has to see. As for Tune Hotels, these chic and cheap alternative hotels afford travelers with not only crisp accommodation during their visits, but more importantly a lot of extra spending money for the shopping in Bangkok.
Mark Lankester, Group CEO of Tune Hotels, offered this comment on his group’s new hotel opening:
“We’ve waited quite a while, but finally we are in Bangkok! And Tune Hotel Asoke will provide a great stay option for savvy travellers to this remarkable city. The hotel is really centrally located to major shopping malls, dining options and the myriad of entertainment outlets. Bangkok still ranks among the world’s top popular destinations to visit, and is amazingly resilient with international visitor arrivals at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok in the four months of the year totaling 3,413,197, an increase of 2.61 per cent year on year! Interestingly visitors from East Asia represented more than half of the total visitors, according to statistics reported by the Suvarnabhumi Airport. This reflects Bangkok’s strong and abiding appeal to tourists from not only the rest of the world but from our region. “
Positive tourism growth and Tune Hotels’ concept of pay as you use economy are cited as reasons for further growth potential in Thailand and elsewhere in Asia. According to this news, Tune also has a debut property at the popular Phuket resort coming. That 150 room property sits along world famous Patong Beach, one
Some four million guests have enjoyed Tune Hotels’ unique brand of frugal accomodations since the first opening in Malaysia back in 2007. Tune has some 25 hotels located in Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, KLIA-LCCT Airport, Penang, Johor Bahru, Kota Damansara, Bintulu, Kota Bharu and Kulim in Malaysia; Kuta and Legian in Bali and Jakarta in Indonesia; Westminister, Liverpool Street, Paddington and Kings Cross in London in the United Kingdom; Angeles City, Cebu City, Ermita and Makati in Manila in the Philippines; Hatyai, Pattaya and Asoke, Bangkok in Thailand.
Tune Hotels is part of Tune Group, a lifestyle business conglomerate co-founded by Tan Sri Tony Fernandes and Dato’ Kamarudin Meranun. For more information about this or other Tune announcements, please visit their website via the links above.
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