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Tune Group Sdn Bhd
Type Private
Industry Entertainment, Leisure
Headquarters Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Key people Tony Fernandes, co-founder
Kamarudin Meranun, co-founder
Subsidiaries Air Asia
Tune Hotels
Caterham Group
Queens Park Rangers
ASEAN Basketball League
Tune Tones
Website Tune Group

Tune Group Sdn Bhd (or Tune Group Sendirian Berhad, meaning 'private limited') is a leisure and entertainment corporation founded by the Malaysian entrepreneurs Tony Fernandes and Kamarudin Meranun. Tune Group's mission is to provide affordability and accessibility to leisure activities and entertainment, primarily in Asian markets. It does this via its airline, hotel, telecommunication, financial services, sports, media and creative industries subsidiaries.[1][2][3] Its subsidiaries include Air Asia, a budget airline, Caterham F1 Team, a Formula 1 team,[4] and QPR, an English football club.[5] Tune Group was the official shirt sponsor of FA match officials until 2013.[6]

Business[edit]

In 2013, Tune Group expanded its low budget hotel business in Australia.[7]

Sponsorship[edit]

Lotus Racing car with Tune Group logos.

Tune Group is a partner of The Football League and the FA Cup. It contracted to partner the Professional Games Match Officials (PGMO) for seven years and ran for three years for the course of the 2010-2011 season.[clarification needed] Previously, PGMO was affiliated with the Tune Group subsidiary AirAsia.[8][9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company Overview of Tune Group Sdn Bhd". Bloomberg Business Week website. Accessed 17 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Tune group has boasted as having the potential to repeat AirAsias success." Times of Oman 19 June 2012  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required) Accessed 24 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Tune Talk." Tune Group website June 2013.
  4. ^ "Lotus to join Formula One grid for 2010." The Guardian 15 September 2009. Accessed 24 November 2012.
  5. ^ "Queens Park Rangers Bought by AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes." Bloomberg 18 August 2011.
  6. ^ "Tune Group to sponsor Premier League refs" Marketing 6 October 2010. Accessed 23 March 2014.
  7. ^ "Tune Group plans Aust expansion." Business Spectator. 18 June 2013. Accessed 17 February 2014.
  8. ^ "Premier League referees whistle up new sponsorship deal." news.bbc.co.uk BBC News 6 August 2010 Accessed 17 August 2010.
  9. ^ "Referees in Tune for the new season." Premier League 6 August 2010. Accessed 17 August 2010

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20 news items

 
AllAfrica.com
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:07:30 -0700

Tune Hotels is part of Tune Group, a lifestyle business conglomerate co-founded by Tan Sri Tony Fernandez and Datuk Kamarudin Meranun, who are the group CEO and executive chairman respectively of Asia's largest low cost carrier Air Asia Group.

The Hindu

The Star Online
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:56:15 -0700

Tune Hotels is part of Tune Group, Fernandes' private investment group. Tune Hotels has said it aimed to have 100 hotels in its global portfolio by 2015. “Yeah, I mentioned about a tie-up with Ginger Hotels. If it see an opportunity in it, sure,” he ...
 
The Star Online
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:26:15 -0700

Its biggest shareholder is the Tune Group with a 17.83% stake while AirAsia Bhd owns a 13.76% stake. AirAsia X currently serves 19 destinations across Asia, which mainly consist of Japan, Taiwan, China and Australia. It also flies to Jeddah and Kathmandu.

Forbes

Forbes
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 14:45:00 -0700

According to a news report by Kenya's Business Daily, Tune Hotels, a low-budget hotel chain owned by Fernandes' Tune Group, will launch its first African outlet in Nairobi next year. Construction on Tune Hotel in Nairobi began in October last year and ...
 
Daily Express
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 -0700

Kuala Lumpur: Think Big Digital Sdn Bhd, which owns and operates AirAsia and Tune Group's loyalty programme, AirAsia BIG, aims to double its members to 20 million in the next two to three years. Chief executive officer Alice Goh said achieving the ...
 
Free Malaysia Today
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:23:08 -0700

... directly from insurance companies, but these days they underwrite policies which are then distributed by the big banks (many of them related companies), Pos Malaysia and even telecommunication companies like Maxis, Digi, Celcom and the Tune Group.
 
The Standard Digital News
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:53:59 -0700

Kenya: International hotel group, Tune Hotels, yesterday announced that Nairobi will host its first hotel in the African continent. The proposed hotel is scheduled for opening by June 2015. Working in partnership with Imba Investments Limited, the ...

Reuters UK

Financial Times
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:26:15 -0700

He entered F1 in 2010 when his Tune Group bought Team Lotus, setting off a legal fight over naming rights with a separate team called Lotus Cars, before he bought Caterham Cars and renamed his team after the sports car manufacturer. Caterham attracted ...
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