WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS | Serena Hotels nominated as WORLD’S LEADING HOTEL BRAND!

Support & Vote for Inspiring Leadership | Serena Hotels as World’s Leading Hotel Brand – World Travel Awards

Ismailimail highlights the second of 4 posts today, seeking support from our readers to vote for some inspiring people and organization as they continue in their quest for excellence and making a difference. Presenting Serena Hotels & Resorts: The Serena selection of resorts, safari lodges and hotels spans some of the most evocative, exotic and enchanting…

WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS | Serena Hotels nominated as WORLD’S LEADING HOTEL BRAND!

World Travel Awards | Serena Hotels nominated as World’s Leading Hotel Brand

The WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS (WTA) is considered the “Oscar Awards” of the Travel Industry. The WTA brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire … Winning these categories would catapult the Serena brand of Hotels and Resorts to the global forefront, boost tourism…

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Silk Route Festival promises to revive tourism in Northern Pakistan – 39 countries invited to participate

The Gilgit Baltistan (GB) government has invited 39 countries to participate in the Silk Route Festival starting in September in the region. So far 16 countries have confirmed their participation in the five-day event to start from September 10 The five-day event will start from September 10—an inaugural ceremony has been scheduled for Islamabad where foreign…

Samina & Mirza Ali Baig are the Stars and Role Models for the World - US Ambassador for Pakistan

Samina & Mirza Ali Baig are the Stars and Role Models for the World – US Ambassador for Pakistan

“Samina Baig & @Mirza_climb are the stars of the evening & role models for the world,” said @usembislamabad Ambassador Richard Olson #ADG — Serena Hotels | Asia (@serena_hotels) August 6, 2014 Still on a high from the spectacular Grand Reception held in honour of @Mirza_climb & #SaminaBaig last night. #ADG #Pakistan #courage — Serena Hotels…

Serena Hotel’s Warm Welcome for Mountaineering Siblings Samina & Mirza Ali Baig

Serena Hotel’s Warm Welcome for Mountaineering Siblings Samina & Mirza Ali Baig

Warm welcome back reception for mountaineering siblings; Samina and Mirza Ali Baig after setting a world record by climbing the 7 summits in 7 continents. A proud moment for Pakistan to have our flag flown across the world via Serena Hotel – Timeline Photos. Also read by Ismailimail Adventure Diplomacy: Beyond the Heights – Mirza…

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Sports Diplomacy: Roshan unites Afghanistan through Soccer – “Nazdiq Shodhan”

Through football and sports, Roshan is continuing to bring Afghanistan’s various peoples closer … celebrating Afghanistan’s many talents … uniting the country, one match after another. – Nazdiq Shodhan (Bringing You Closer)   Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading total communications provider, has a reputation for excellence, innovation and service. The recipient of more than two dozen international honors, the company has…

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Roshan Recognized for “Social Contribution,” “Best Brand Campaign,” and “Achievement in ICT” With Prestigious Awards

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading total communications provider, announced today that it received awards and special commendations at both the 2014 Asia Communication Awards ACA and the 2014 Financial Times/International Finance Corporation FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards. Roshan received the “Social Contribution Award” at the 2014 Asia Communications Awards for the…

Serena Hotels celebrates World Environment Day in Gilgit

Serena Hotels celebrates World Environment Day in Gilgit

WWF, ICIMOD, GB FOREST, WILDLIFE AND ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT and SERENA HOTEL JOINTLY CELEBRATED WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2014 WITH SCHOOLS AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES AT NALTAR Gilgit, June 5: WWF-Pakistan jointly with GB Forest, Wildlife and Environment Department, ICIMOD and Gilgit Serena Hotel celebrated the World Environment Day 2014 with school children and local communities at Naltar-…

Fashion Shoot at Khaplu Palace

Fashion Shoot at Khaplu Palace

via 7 days in Skardu | TNS – The News on Sunday Excerpt: In the summer of 2012, Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme restored the Shigar and Khaplu Fort before handing them over to the Serena Hotels Pakistan. Shanaz Ismail, Dean of Design at Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, was given the monumental…

Kigali Serena Hotel Wins Coveted CSR Award

Kigali Serena Hotel Wins Coveted CSR Award

Kigali Serena Hotel was recognized by the Rwanda government for its efforts towards environment conservation. The hotel was awarded “Best in Environmental Protection Award”, competing against 14 entrants in various categories that included social community support, environmental protection and conservation, poverty alleviation, workforce and welfare development. The awards, held for the very first time will…

Roshan's Telemedicine Project

Roshan’s Telemedicine Project

Roshan, through its Corporate Social Responsibility Arm – Roshan Community – and public and private partners, connects the French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC) with the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) in Karachi. The telemedicine project now extends to four regional hospitals – 3 in Afghanistan and one in Tajikistan, providing life-saving medical expertise that…

Jubilee increases property portfolio with shopping mall

Jubilee increases property portfolio with shopping mall

Jubilee Insurance has opened a shopping complex in Mombasa in line with the company’s expansion plan. The refurbished mall, Jubilee Arcade, offers spacious retail shops and commercial offices with contemporary facilities. The upgraded Sh3.5 million arcade is a vibrant shopping and office complex situated in the heart of Mombasas busy Moi Avenue, approximately 100 metres…

Afghanistan just spawned a multinational that’s taking on global giants in Africa – Quartz

Afghanistan just spawned a multinational that’s taking on global giants in Africa – Quartz

The largest mobile network operator in Afghanistan is not a multinational company. Or it wasn’t until this month, when Roshan Telecom took its network to Uganda, Burundi and Tanzania. That makes telecoms Afghanistan’s most high-profile export after opium. Roshan Telecom was born in Kabul in July 2003. Its headquarters remain in the Afghan capital. Its name, Roshan, means “light” in Dari…

NTV Uganda: Smart Telecom

NTV Uganda: Smart Telecom

A new Telecom firm has entered Uganda’s voice and data market, a move expected to further competition in an already competitive business terrain. Smart Telecom, part of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development will according to company officials be investing 300 million dollars in a bid to strengthen its presence in Uganda and grow…

Gilgit Serena Hotel celebrates Spring Tree Plantation for Carbon Emission Awareness

Gilgit Serena Hotel celebrates Spring Tree Plantation for Carbon Emission Awareness

Gilgit Pakistan: Trees and plants are the prime source of environmental purification and beautification. Gilgit Serena Hotel celebrated the “Spring Tree Plantation for Carbon emission awareness” at the Special Children Education Complex Gilgit. Mr. Asghar Khan, Asst. Director- Responsible Tourism Mr. Ejaz Karim HR Manager with the member of Green Team of Gilgit Serena Hotel,…

Roshan: The Greatest Untold Story Of Societal Transformation In Afghanistan - Forbes

Roshan: The Greatest Untold Story Of Societal Transformation In Afghanistan – Forbes

In an in-depth interview with Karim Khoja, CEO of Roshan Telecom, Afghanistan’s leading telecommunications provider with over nearly 6 million active subscribers, we discussed the founding of the company, its evolution over the last decade, critical challenges to operating in an incredibly tough environment, plans for growth beyond its borders, and much more. Karim Khoja,…

The Ismaili: Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa visit AKDN projects in Kenya

The Ismaili: Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa visit AKDN projects in Kenya

Nairobi, 17 January 2014 — Prince Rahim and his wife Princess Salwa travelled to Kenya this week, where they joined in marking the opening of new facilities for the Diamond Trust Bank and Jubilee Insurance, and visited the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa. On 16 January, the new corporate head office of Diamond Trust Bank was inaugurated by the Governor…

Prince Rahim Aga Khan Opens new Diamond Trust Bank Headquarters, Visits Other Projects

Prince Rahim Aga Khan Opens new Diamond Trust Bank Headquarters, Visits Other Projects

Nairobi, 17 January 2014 – Prince Rahim, the eldest son of the Aga Khan – the spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims – attended the opening of the new corporate head office of Diamond Trust Bank (DTB), one of the oldest financial entities of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development. The premises were inaugurated by the governor of…