East Africa: Business heads call for seamless policy — Daily Nation Kenya

NMG Group CEO, Linus Gitahi. Business leaders in East Africa have called on governments regional to streamline their policies to the bloc’s trade protocols as a way of improving trade environment. PHOTO   Business leaders in East Africa have called on governments regional to streamline their policies to the bloc’s trade protocols as a way…

Zanzibar marks fifty years of independence with tourism agenda – eTurboNews

Zanzibar marked fifty years of self-rule with tourism on its economic agenda. Targeting tourism as the island’s major economic venture in forthcoming years, Zanzibar government has embarked a marshal plan aimed at pulling more tourists to this Indian Ocean tourist paradise. The semi-autonomous archipelago celebrated its half-a century self-governance on Sunday, bringing its priorities to…

World Environment Day celebrated by Serena Hotels Gilgit-Baltistan — Pamir Times Net

Gilgit, June 5: Serena Hotel’s Gilgit-Baltistan Collection celebrated “World Environment Day” on, 5th June 2013 the focus was reduce your foodprint, with theme Think .Eat .Save: reinforcing its commitment to operate its Hotels & Heritage properties as a Responsible Tourism business and with its dedication, bring a positive change within the Tourism Industry in Pakistan….

Eight Serena Hotels Establishments make it to World Travel Awards Nominations — The Serena experience com

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…

Serena Hotel donates iron sheets to Genocide survivors — The Rwanda Focus

Serena staff at Kiziguro church. (photos Farouk Kaweesi) Kigali Serena hotel on Saturday joined the rest of the country in the 19th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsis by donating 200 iron sheets worth approximately Frw 1m to Gatsibo survivors. This took place during a visit by the hotel’s staff to Kiziguro Memorial Site…

Over 10,000 trees planted in Gasabo – New Times Rwanda

Serena Hotel staff planting trees during Umuganda. The Sunday Times / Timothy Kisambira. Employees of Kigali Serena Hotel yesterday joined residents of Ndera Sector in the monthly community work and planted 11,000 trees. This was done on Bwize, which covers over 20 hectares. Charles Muia, the general manager of Serena Hotel, said the exercise was…

The business value of telepresence technology – Daily Nation Kenya

PHOTO | FILE Some of the latest 3D technologies deliver a real-life sense of presence in a boardroom setting.  NATION MEDIA GROUP In Summary As a trademark of telepresence services, tele-surgery creates an in person presence and sense of reality for surgeons and the patient Recently, AccessKenya further plunged its might in this new technology…

Hotels bankrolled by Muslim spiritual leader eyeing locations in Syria, other conflict zones – The Star com News Article on The Aga Khan

  Billionaire investor and moderate Muslim leader Prince Aga Khan (C) is shown herewith Princess Zara Aga Kahn (R) congratulating Irish jockey John-Patrick Murtagh after winning the 163rd Prix de Diane horse racie with Aga Khan’s horse Valyra (L), on June 17, 2012 in Chantilly, northern Paris. AFP PHOTO. THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Stephanie Findlay Staff…

Aga-Khan-Hotels in Krisengebieten: Im Fünf-Sterne-Bunker – Spiegel de article on Serena Hotels / photos (in German language)

Von Hasnain Kazim, Kabul Übernachtung mit Sterne-Luxus, und das in Krisenorten wie Kabul oder Kigali: Wo sich kaum ein Tourist hintraut, bietet die Hotelkette Serena ihren Gästen ein weiches Bett, frisches Obst und höchste Sicherheit hinter Stacheldraht und Betonwällen. Lohnt sich dieses Geschäft? Der Gast ist erleichtert, als der Mann an der Rezeption lächelnd die…

Islamabad Serena Hotel completes 10 years of hospitality – Serena News

  Islamabad Serena Hotel celebrated its 10th anniversary on Sunday, 11th 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 agencies, representatives from the private and corporate…

Kenyan hotelier TPS acquires hotel in Tanzania – Yahoo com News

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s TPS Eastern Africa, operator of the Serena Hotels chain, has bought a five-star hotel in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam, giving the chain a presence in one of the region’s fastest-growing economies. TPS said it had acquired the 230-room, five-star Royal Palm Hotel from Movenpick Hotels and Resorts, without disclosing…