Serena Hotels Pakistan celebrated World Responsible Tourism Day 2014 at Attabad Lake Hunza, Official Supporter of World Travel Market

Serena Hotels Pakistan – Official Supporter of World Travel Market celebrates World Responsible Tourism Day 2014 at Attabad Lake, Hunza

“Responsible Tourism creates better places for people to live in and better places for people to visit.” – 2002 Cape Town Declaration for Responsible Tourism 5th November 2014 – Serena Hotels celebrated World Responsible Tourism Day today on 5th November 2014, as an “Official Supporter of World Travel Market (WTM) supported by UNWTD” reinforcing its…

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…

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…

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,…

AKDN, AKF, Serena Mountain Lodge and Lions Kenya in joint Rehabilitation of Hombe Forest

AKDN, AKF, Serena Mountain Lodge and Lions Kenya in joint Rehabilitation of Hombe Forest

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), Serena Hotels, Lions Kenya, local schools and members of the Hombe Community in Nyeri County came together to plant 11,000 trees on the morning of 9th December 2013. This culminated the launch of an initiative that will see the organizations plant 10Million trees in 2014…

Serena Hotels leads an innovative initiative for forest conversation and jobs creation

Serena Hotels leads an innovative initiative for forest conversation and jobs creation

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and Kenya Forest Service (KFS) join farmers in tree planting in farms given to them through an initiative aimed at conserving the forest while sustaining livelihoods in Hombe forest, Nyeri Country. Anne Njuki a student at Irori secondary school in Sagana scheme, Nyeri County plants a tree in a potato farm…

World Wide Fund for Nature and Serena Commemorating International Mountain Day in Gilgit, Pakistan

World Wide Fund for Nature and Serena Commemorating International Mountain Day in Gilgit, Pakistan

Gilgit, 11 December 2013: The United Nations General Assembly has declared 11th December as the International Mountain Day to raise awareness on importance of mountains to life. This year WWF-Pakistan, GB Tourism Department, SEED Project for CKNP and Serena Hotels Pakistan join hands to celebrate International Mountains Day by organizing a seminar on Mountains: key…

Kigali & Kampala Serena Hotels win in World Travel Awards

Serena Hotels Africa is this year’s winner in six categories at the World Travel Awards

The awards ceremony took place at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. The awards were: Serena Hotels as ‘Africa’s Leading Hotel Brand’, Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge as ‘Africa’s Leading Eco Hotel’, Nairobi Serena Hotel as ‘Kenya’s Leading Business Hotel (A Member of The Leading Hotels of the World), Kigali Serena Hotel as ‘Rwanda’s Leading Hotel’, Dar…

Serena Hotels Celebrates World Responsible Tourism Day in Gilgit-Baltistan

6th November 2013 – Serena Hotel’s Gilgit-Baltistan Collection celebrated World Responsible Tourism Day today, 6th November 2013, as an “Official Supporter” reinforcing its commitment to operating as a responsible tourism business and its dedication to bringing about positive change within the tourism industry in Pakistan. Sometimes confused with many other types of tourism, Responsible Tourism,…

Eight Serena Hotels Establishments make it to World Travel Awards Nominations

Eight Serena establishments have made it to the nominees list of the World Travel Awards, with Serena Hotels earning a nomination in the Africa’s Leading Hotel Brand category. Nairobi Serena Hotel led other Serena Hotels Establishments after bagging two nominations  in the Africa’s Leading Green Hotel category and Kenya’s Leading Business Hotel categories. Last year’s…

Uganda’s tourism minister gives Serena’s training initiative the nod of approval | Wolfganghthome’s Blog

Serena Hotels yesterday afternoon launched their Skill Development Project at the Kampala Serena Hotel in the presence of the Ugandan Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, the Hon. Maria Mutagamba. Also present was Mr. Mahmoud Ahmed, the Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network AKDN while the regional hospitality giant was represented by the Director…

Serena Beach Hotel and Spa wins Ecotourism Tourist Villas Enterprise of the Year 2012 Award

Ecotourism Kenya is pleased to announce winners of the 2012 Eco-Warrior Awards presented during the colourful gala dinner held on 16th November 2012 at Nairobi Serena Hotel. Ecotourism Tourist Villas Enterprise of the Year: Serena Beach Hotel and Spa Ecotourism Kenya launched the Eco-Warriors Awards in 2005 to celebrate outstanding achievement by Kenya’s tourism sector…

Lake Kivu Serena Hotel in Rwanda participates in Community Service Day

In Rwanda, it is mandatory for every citizen to participate in the community service day every last Saturday of the month, where they clean up their neighborhood and engage in community development projects. This practice, which dates back to colonial times is known as Umuganda and is intended to build community involvement and strengthen cohesion…

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Serena Khaplu Palace & Residence in Gilgit-Baltistan wins Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards 2012

The Responsible Tourism Awards are organised by founder responsibletravel.com, with support from media partners Metro, Geographical Magazine (the magazine of the Royal Geographical Society), and World Travel Market, where the Awards are given out. Khaplu Palace & Residence in Gilgit-Baltistan, restored by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, received ‘Highly Commended’ in the ‘Best in…

Celebrated Indian Chef Sanjeev Kapoor Visits East Africa | The Serena Experience

He wears many hats: a celebrated chef, author, restaurant consultant and an entrepreneur and hosts one of the longest running shows in Asia, which boasts of more than 500 million viewers in 120 countries! Meet Sanjeev Kapoor, the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine today, who in the year 2008 was honored with the National award for…

Nairobi Serena Hotel bags a double!

Nairobi Serena Hotel, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World was accorded the Hygiene Monitored Certificate by SGS Kenya Limited, the local body that represents SGS, the World’s leading inspection, verification, testing and Certification Company. The audit, which was divided into four phases entailed inspection, testing, certification and verification, saw the Nairobi Serena…