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Experience the magic of the holy month of Ramadan at the Serena Hotels. Whether you are looking at venues for your corporate Iftar dinner or simply want to enjoy a sublime alternative with family and friends, each Serena Hotel offers you a unique Ramadan experience.

To book your special evening at your choice of location, please contact us at any of the following links:

Islamabad | Faisalabad | Quetta | Swat | Gilgit | Hunza | Shigar | Khaplu | Kabul | Dushanbe
 
 
 
 
Adventure Diplomacy - 7 Countries 7 Summits
 
 
Mirza and Samina conquered Mount McKinley on June 27th, 2014 and are now only one summit away from a world record. We wish them the best of luck, and look forward to welcoming them home with the warmest welcome!
 
 
 
 
Hungarian Cultural Evening
 
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Serena Hotels, in collaboration with the Embassy of Hungary, held a cultural evening at Islamabad Serena Hotel to raise funds for long term and sustainable water support in the Thar region.

The Béhari Janos, a renowned cultural troupe that has won great accolades internationally, performed at Islamabad Serena Hotel on the 10th of June and Faisalabad Serena Hotel on the 12th of June. The exclusive musical ensemble featured a representation of the Hungarian culture through dances like the Rábaközi, Uszodi and Szatmári. Please click here to access pictures from the event.
 
 
 
 
Chef Mary Sue Milliken wows audiences
 
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To the delight of food enthusiasts across Islamabad, Master Chef, Mary Sue Milliken recently hosted Master Cooking Classes for guests at Islamabad Serena Hotel. Chef Mary is world renowned for her culinary skills, and was most recently a first runner up in the popular cooking show, Top Chef Masters.

Attendees learnt some valuable cooking tips and got to taste from a sumptuous selection of appetizers and dishes that were prepared during the sessions.
 
 
 
 
Shigar Fort – Pakistan’s best kept secret
 
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Shigar Fort has been garnering global recognition recently for it’s work towards sustainable development in Pakistan’s northern regions. Read Mint Press’s marvelous photo essay on the Fort here.
 
     
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  In honour of the auspicious month of Ramadan, Satrang Gallery takes great pride in presenting Hurouf, 3rd Annual Calligraphy Exhibition. Masters Ahmad Khan and Rasheed Butt, whose paintings can be found in international collections and museums,

The show will continue for a month.

Access pictures from the opening here.
 
     
     
     
     
  World Music Day  
     
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  Dushanbe Serena Hotel, in collaboration with the Embassy of France in Tajikistan and the Bactria Cultural Centre, celebrated World Music Day on the 22nd of June. Guests were invited to listen to performers, browse through a selection of handicrafts and watch a glamorous fashion show. Click here for more pictures.  
     
     
     
     
  Fundraiser for Hisaar Foundation  
     
     
  Serena Hotels recently hosted a Hungarian musical evening in collaboration with the Embassy of Hungary.

We are pleased to announce that proceeds from the event totalled a whopping Rs. 3 million and were donated to the Hisaar Foundation which is actively working towards finding sustainable water solutions in the Tharparker District.
 
     
     
     
     
  World Travel Awards  
     
     
  We have worked hard to deliver the best in service excellence over the years to all our guests. We are so proud to announce that this year, two of our properties -- Kabul Serena Hotel and Islamabad Serena Hotel -- have been nominated for Travel & Hospitality’s prestigious World Travel Awards.

Click here to vote for us as your preferred Leading Hotel.

** Voting ends July 20th
 
     
     
     
     
  Roof of the World Festival  
     
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  The highly popular Roof of the World Festival is being held this year from August 1-3 in Khorog Central Park. Book rooms at Khorog Serena Inn now to guarantee a prime spot at festivities during the event.   
     
     
     
     
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  Mango Mantra  
     
     
 

The king of the fruits is ripe for eating this summer.

Mangoes have never tasted as good as they do at Faisalabad Serena Hotel.

 
     
     
     
     
  The Perfect Fusion of Science and Nature  
     
     
 
Experience the royalty inspired tradition of using Himalyan Rock Salts to rejuvenate your mind, body and heart in an awe-inspiring, all-natural Himalayan spa environment
 
     
     
     
     
  Serena Prestige Club  
     
     
  This Ramadan, Prestige Club members may avail a 15% discount on Iftar Dinners across all Serena Hotels in Asia.

For more information please call: 111-133-133 or email us at prestigeclub@serena.com.pk
 
     
     
     
     
  Serena Vacation Package  
     
     
  Serena Shigar Fort, Khaplu Palace and Hunza Serena Inn are now open for the season. Visit our website for vacation packages and itineraries.  
     
     
     
     
  Fifa Madness  
     
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  It’s football season! Watch live screenings of the 2014 FIFA World Cups at all Serena Hotels.