Malaysia-based Hotel group, Tune Hotels is collaborating with Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) in a strategic marketing tie-up to offer special room rates at Tune Hotel Downtown Kuala Lumpur and Tune Hotel Ipoh specially targeted at passengers using KTM’s highly popular Electric Train Service (ETS) between the two cities.
Guests need only key in special promo codes ‘KTMIPOH’ and ‘KTMKL’ to enjoy special all-inclusive room rates of only RM78 nett per night at Tune Hotel Ipoh and RM90 nett at Tune Hotel Downtown KL during weekdays when booking online at the Tune Hotels website. Weekend stays are available at RM100 nett for Ipoh and RM110 nett for Kuala Lumpur by keying the codes ‘KTMIPOH2’ and ‘KTMKL2’ respectively. All rates are inclusive of a Comfort Package that comprises air-conditioning, towels and toiletries.
Alternatively guests may walk-in and quote the promotional codes to enjoy the special rates. It will be on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to availability of rooms. Promotion ends 30 August 2013.
The Kuala Lumpur-Ipoh ETS service that commenced in August 2010 provides nine daily trips and these are increased to 11 trips over the weekend from Friday to Sunday. Each trip takes two hours and 20 minutes.
Group CEO of Tune Hotels Mark Lankester says: “There is a rich history of travel between Ipoh and Kuala Lumpur going back to the days of the Tin Mining boom and that historical and cultural link remains today. KTM are providing a great service between these two cities via an eco-friendly Electric Train Service, which in spirit, is close to the eco-ethos of Tune Hotels. The ETS service is hugely popular and Tune Hotels looks forward to providing international-standard, high-quality accommodation to ETS passengers in both cities.”
Tune Hotel Ipoh is conveniently located along Jalan Horley in the city centre and about 20 minutes’ walk from the train station.
Tune Hotels is part of Tune Group, a lifestyle business conglomerate co-founded by Tan Sri Tony Fernandes and Dato’ Kamarudin Meranun, who are the Group CEO and Deputy Group CEO respectively of Asia’s largest low cost carrier AirAsia.