July 2012- Tune Hotel Kings Cross Opens
Poised to open its doors just 18 days before the Olympic opening ceremony, Tune Hotel Kings Cross has been modeled on the group’s other London hotels by offering low-cost rooms focused on high-quality basics - excellent beds, power showers, air conditioned rooms, central locations, a clean environment, and 24 hour security – with guests only paying extra for the facilities and services they use.
The hotel is located just 300 metres from Kings Cross station and Underground, making it an ideal base for consumers heading out to the Olympics Park or any of the other venues.
June 2012- Tune Hotel Paddington Opens
On schedule our third Tune Hotel opened it's doors on 18th June 2012. In the heart of London, close to a number of attractions like London Zoo, Hyde Park and Oxford Street and only five minutes walk from Paddington, the hotel was fully booked in it's first week!
May 2012- Tune Hotel Liverpool Street
Congratulations to Tune Liverpool Street! Two awards in one week. Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence plus being voted the best value UK City Hotel by Sunday Times magazine.
December 2011 - Tune Hotel Liverpool Opens
Tune Hotel Liverpool Street welcomed its first guests on the 28th December 2011.
November 2011 - Tune Hotel Liverpool Street launch
In advance of it's sheduled opening in January 2012 we have had some great reviews including articles in the New York Times, Telegraph Online and The Sun.
To see the New York Times article click the link below:
New York Times Tune Hotel article
October 2011 - Planning permission granted for Tune Hotel Paddington.
On the 22nd October 2011 Westminster Council granted planning permission for the conversion of 39-55 Praed Street to a Tune Hotel and work commenced immediately on its conversion to 134 bedrooms with a number of retail units at ground floor level. The hotel will open in June 2012, in time for the London Olympic Games.
September 2011 - Tune Hotel's expansion continues.
Queensway and it joint venture partner acquired a substantial vacant office building at 324 Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross, formerly the head quarters of Unite union. The building had already obtained planning consent for conversion to a hotel and work started immediately on the development of a 200 bedroomed Tune Hotel, scheduled to open in June 2012.
June 2011 - Another new Hotel site
Queensway and its fellow investors in .Raag Hotels have completed the purchase of 39-55 Praed Street, Paddington London. Planning application has been lodged to convert this office building into a 134 bedroomed Tune Hotel.
December 2010 - New site acquired.
Queensway and its fellow investors in Raag Hotels have completed the purchase of 13-15 Folgate Street London E1. We will be submitting a planning application for this substantially vacant property to the local authority in the next few weeks to convert the building into a Tune Hotel.
November 2010 - Queensway continues to grow its KFC business in the UK.
Queensway Hospitality completed the purchase of 8 Restaurants from Yum Brands! in the South Manchester and Liverpool area and has the benefit of additional trade zones to develop further new build restaurants in these areas. In addition we opened 2 new restaurants in the Birmingham area, one at the Star City entertainment complex and the other in the Maypole area of the City. These additions bring our total number of restaurants in the UK to 22 and we continue to seek further sites to add to our portfolio.
November 2010 - New investor group backs roll out of 15 Tune Hotels in London.
Please Click Here to download the press release for further information.
October 2010 - Tune Hotel in the Press.
Following the sucessful launch of Tune Hotel in the UK with the opening of Westminister, the National Press have given it extensive coverage with some great reviews.
Please click here to see a selection of these.
September 2010 - First Tune Hotel opens in London.
TuneHotels - Westminster opened today, the first of many planned for London. With a great location, close to Waterloo and a few minutes from Westminster Bridge the Hotel is sure to be popular with leisure and corporate guests. Advance bookings are well ahead of target with our first month looking to exceed 95% occupancy. For further details log on to www.tunehotels.com\uk
March 2010 - TuneHotels.com partnership announcement.
Queensway Group have entered into a strategic partnership to develop and operate 15 TuneHotels.com across London by 2017 with Malaysian based Tune Group, the private investment group of Tony Fernandes , founder and Group CEO of low cost airline AirAsia and Team Principle of the Lotus Formula 1 team. Please Click Here to download the press release for further information.