Kirawira Serena Camp receives Condé Nast Gold list 2013 Recognition- one of the 510 Best Places to stay on Earth. - 17/12/ 2012
We are thrilled to announce that Kirawira Serena Camp has been named to the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler 2013 Gold List – Top 510 Best Places on Earth! Each year, the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List serves as a unique source of the top travel destinations, hotels, cruises and airlines in the world… More details..
Serena Beach Hotel & Spa is this year’s winner of the coveted Ecowarrior Awards 2012. The resort was given the recognition at a colorful ceremony held on Friday night at the Nairobi Serena Hotel, one that saw several competitive entries in the Ecotourism Enterprise of the Year- Holiday Homes and… More details..
Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp led a number of Serena Hotels properties in being featured at this year’s Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. The awards by the world’s premier travel magazine lists hotels chosen by a team of editors, writers and experts and recognizes them for their best service,… More details..
Kigali Serena Hotel and Kampala Serena Hotel are this year’s winners of the prestigious World Travel Award-2012 as the Leading Hotels in Rwanda and Uganda respectively, bagging the award for the very first time. The announcement which was made on September 20, 2012 from London via the World Travel Awards… More details..
Visitors to Gilgit-Baltistan in Northern Pakistan will now have the opportunity to experience the areas rich heritage and diverse culture with Serena Hotel’s Gilgit-Baltistan Collection. Serena Hotel’s Gilgit-Baltistan Collection is a handpicked selection of small up-market boutique hotels that provide… More details..
COMMENTS BY MAHMUD JAN MOHAMED, GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR, TPS EASTERN AFRICA (SERENA HOTELS) ON THE COMPANY’S 2011 RESULTS AND BUSINESS OUTLOOK FOR THE YEAR 2012 - 14-03-2012
COMMENTS BY MAHMUD JAN MOHAMED, GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR, TPS EASTERN AFRICA (SERENA HOTELS) ON THE COMPANY’S 2011 RESULTS AND BUSINESS OUTLOOK FOR THE YEAR 2012 The Company for the fourth consecutive year successfully navigated through a rather challenging business landscape for the tourism industry… More details..
Islamabad Serena Hotel celebrated its 10 th anniversary on Sunday, 11 th March, 2012, at the lush green and spacious gardens of the hotel. With a cake cutting ceremony, followed by the General Manager’s and CEO’s speech, the event was well attended by government officials, diplomats, heads of international… More details..
30 th November, 2011 Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge has been crowned Eco Tourism Enterprise of the year 2011. The announcement was made during the Annual Eco Tourism Awards Gala Dinner held on Friday 25 th November 2011 by Ecotourism Kenya.The Ecotourism Awards seeks to reward individuals and corporates… More details..
President Rahmon and Aga Khan inaugurate Dushanbe Serena Hotel Tajik Culture and Tradition Featured in Modern Hotel Dushanbe , 1 November 2011 -- His Excellency EmomaliRahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, and His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development… More details..
The Polana Serena Hotel has officially been certified ISO 14001 compliant by an external certification body, making it the only hotel in Mozambique to have achieved this Environmental Management System compliance certification. The main objective of this system is to minimise the adverse impacts of… More details..
This unattained Eden may be alittle-known haven, but is visited annually by over half a million birds of more than 450 species. Lake Elmenteita’s rocky lava islands provide the only East African breeding grounds for the Great White Pelican, while its alkaline waters attract vast flocks of flamingos. … More details..
For the third year running, Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge has been honored with an esteemed award for Tanzania’s Leading Safari Lodge during the 18 th World Travel Awards Ceremony. Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is this year’s winner of the prestigious World Travel Award- 2011 as Tanzanaia’s Leading… More details..
Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge is this year’s winner of the prestigious World Travel Award- 2011 as Kenya’s Leading Safari Lodge. The announcement wasmade on 16 th September 2011 inSharm El- Sheikh, Egypt during the 18 th Annual World Travel Awards. The World Travel Award serves to acknowledge, reward… More details..
Employees of Serena Hotels in Tanzania have something to celebrate this year, following an increase in service charge from 5% to 6%, resulting in a 20% increase in value terms on service charge payable with effect from July 2011. This is as a result of negotiation and an agreement reached between “Chodawu”,… More details..
Mary Karano , Kenya’s lady amateur golf champion is headed to Mombasa following a Ksh. 85,600 sponsorship from Serena Beach Hotel &Spa ahead of the Coast Ladies Open Championship that kicks off next week. Mary who is Kenya’s lady amateur at handicap 5 Played at the Nyanza Golf Club in Kisumulast… More details..
Reward for integrity: Serena Hotels Winner of the 2011 Kenya Tourism Awards for Levy Payer of the Year- Accommodation Facility More details..
Zanzibar Serena Inn Awarded Best Tourist Hotel- Safari Circuit 2011 TASOTA Awards More details..
Wildebeest Migration now on the Kirawira Plains: Stay at Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp now and take advantage of the migration in Western Serengeti! - 07-06-2011
Wildebeest Migration now on the Kirawira Plains: Stay at Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp now and take advantage of the migration in Western Serengeti! 4/06/11 : The great annual wildebeest migration in East Africa, which begins in Southern Serengeti, is on again and currently the animals are settling… More details..
Snow receives a US$ 2,650 Sponsorship from Kigali Serena Hotel ahead of the 5th Leg of the KCB East African Tour - 24-05-2011
24 May 2011: Greg Snow , who turned professional two weeks after clinching Kenya’s top amateur championship last August, has received a US$2,650 from Kigali Serena Hotel ahead of the 5 th leg of theKCB Kenya Open that kicks off at Kigali Golf Club this week. Snow who is Kenya’s youngest professional… More details..
Camp in the Wild: Lake Elmenteita Luxury Camp Opening Soon 17 May 2011: July 1 2011 will see Serena Hotels officially add to its luxurious camps as it launches the exclusive Lake Elmenteita Luxury Camp. Located within the Soysambu Conservancy, Lake Elmenteita Luxury Camp has the benefits of awildlife… More details..
It’s Climate Change and Tourism for Serena Hotels: 13,000 More Seedlings towards Mau Conservation. - 17-05-2011
It’s Climate Change and Tourism for Serena Hotels: 13,000 More Seedlings towards Mau Conservation. May 5 th 2011: “…True to the Serena Hotels Eco Policy, we are determined to set a benchmark for responsible tourism in the communities in which we operate...” These were the undisputed words… More details..
Serena Hotels Employee Wellness Program reaches Final Stage of the Global Business Coalition on HIV/ AIDS 2011 Competition - 13-05-2011
Serena Hotels Employee Wellness Program is a Finalist in the Global Business Coalition on HIV/ AIDS 2011 Competition 13 May 2011 : The Serena Wellness Program has for the very first time received recognition as a finalist in the Workplace Engagement category for the 2011 Global Business Coalition… More details..
TPS-Pakistan in collaboration with Office of Inspector General Forest (Ministry of Environment), SDPI, ISESCO, BRC, WWF, SDF, SEMP, UNIDO and Terra Global Capital, USA organized training workshop on REDD Tourism Promotion Services (Pakistan) Ltd. under its SEED (Serena Environment and Educational… More details..
East Africa’s First Public TelePresence Suites launched at the Serena Hotels in Kenya and Uganda - January, 2011
Public TelePresence Facilities Now Available in Nairobi and Kampala, Offering a High-Definition Video Communication Tool for Businesses NAIROBI , Kenya, and KAMPALA, Uganda, 31 January 2011: Serena Hotels, in partnership with Safaricom, the leading provider of converged communication solutions… More details..
Maputo, Mozambique, 16 December 2010 - Mozambique’s president, His Excellency Armando Guebuza, today officially inaugurated the refurbished Polana Serena Hotel, a historic water-front landmark in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo, and one of Africa’s grandest colonial era hotels. His Highness the Aga Khan,… More details..
Islamabad Serena Hotel: First hotel in Pakistan to Launch Braille menu to serve its visually impaired guests. - December 2010
Islamabad Serena Hotel (ISH), under its Corporate Social Responsibility, observed International Day on December 03, 2010 in which apart from sharing the importance of this day with the theme "Keeping the promise: Mainstreaming disability in the Millennium Development Goals towards 2015 and beyond",… More details..
October 2010 will see the completion of an extensive expansion and refurbishment to the world renowned Polana Serena Hotel. The opening of her doors shows the world how seamlessly this hotel has managed to merge a combination of the past with modern day facilities and comforts to match. Guests can now… More details..
We are pleased to announce that the second and final refurbishment phase of the Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge is complete. A total of 51 standard rooms and 5 suites have been upgraded to match the standards of the 26 rooms that were renovated in the first phase 3 years ago. You can now look forward… More details..
The Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association have announced Shining World Honesty Award for Mr. Essa Khan - 10 Sept, 2010
The Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association based in Singapore were here to support the Flood Relief Victims, however they have announced the Shining World Honesty Award for Mr. Essa Khan on his act of honesty. Mr. Essa Khan (Assistant Housekeeper) found an amount of US $ 50,900/- from a… More details..
TODAY MARKS AN AUSPICIOUS OCCASION AS POLANA SERENA HOTEL RE-OPENS ITS DOORS TO THE WORLD - 1 Sept , 2010
September 2010 marks the completion of an extensive US$25 million expansion and refurbishment to the world renowned Polana Serena Hotel. The opening of her doors will show the world how seamlessly this hotel has managed to merge a combination of the past with modern day facilities and comforts to match.… More details..
In view of the recent devastation in Pakistan caused by raging floodwater, hundreds of thousands of homes have been destroyed, crops washed away and livestock killed. With more heavy rain flooding predicted in the coming days, Serena Hotels through its Corporate Social Responsibility Program- SEED… More details..
TPSEAL Rights Issue In the Rights Issue,TPSEAL is offering by way of rights 24,701,774 New Shares and investors are being given the opportunity to subscribe for New Shares at a price of KES 48.00 per New Share , on the basis of one (1) New Share for every five (5) Ordinary Shares they hold at the… More details..
Mr. Essa Khan (Assistant Housekeeper) found an amount of US $ 50,900/- from a vacant room. He immediately informed the General Manager Mr. Rashid-ud-din and they deposited the amount in the hotels lost & found section. The room was last occupied by a Japanese guest engaged in a feasibility study… More details..
The renovation of Kigali Serena Hotel is set to enter its second and final phase later this month, a move that is expected to further upgrade Rwanda’s premier business hotel and consequently boost the country’s fast-growing economy. “This investment is critical for Kigali Serena Hotel as the premier… More details..
Repatriation of black Rhinos to their native habitat enhances game viewing in the Mbuzi Mawe area of the Serengeti. - 20th June 2010
In an effort to increase rhino populations in the Serengeti National Park and consequently enhance the game park’s status as one of the world’s most celebrated wildlife reserves conservationists, in conjunction with the Tanzanian government, have translocated the first 5 of 32 East African black rhinos… More details..
As a major supporter of and contributor towards the conservation of East Africa’s natural habitats, Serena Hotels is playing an active role in the restoration the Mau forest in Kenya. Heralded as one of Kenya’s most important water towers, the Mau is the source of at least 12 rivers in Kenya, including… More details..
Serena Hotels has commenced construction of a new luxury tented camp in Kenya as from May 2011, a move that will further strengthen the existing Serena safari circuit in East Africa. The New Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp , will be located along the shores of the flamingo and pelican fringed Lake Elmenteita… More details..
Serena Beach Hotel & Spa was declared the winner of the prestigious silver award for ‘The Best Hotel in Africa’ during the annual Virgin Holidays World Travel Market (WTM) Awards Ceremony that was held in London earlier this month. The winners were determined by customer response surveys that… More details..
Following the flash flooding that occurred on 4th March 2010 in Samburu National Park and Buffalo Springs National Reserve most of the lodges and camps in the area, including Samburu Serena Safari Lodge, suffered significant damage. Serena staff at the lodge and our Operations and Management team from… More details..
African hotel operator Serena Hotels has expanded its Ugandan portfolio of properties by signing a contract to operate the Ranch on the Lake resort near the capital city of Kampala. The property will be rebranded and renamed as Lake Victoria Serena Resort, and will be wholly owned by the Pearl Development… More details..
African hotel operator Serena Hotels has expanded its Ugandan portfolio of properties by signing a contract to operate the Ranch on the Lake resort near the capital city of Kampala (Extracted from LeisureOpportunities.com) . More details..
Serena Hotels has extended its portfolio in Uganda with the acquisition of a new resort property that will complement its existing 5 star city hotel, The Kampala Serena Hotel. Previously known as the Ranch on the Lake, the new addition which has been renamed Lake Victoria Serena Resort, is wholly owned… More details..