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Quetta Serena Hotel's 25th Anniversary
 
 
Quetta Serena Hotel celebrated it’s 25th Anniversary with great fanfare this March. A five day long festival focused on celebrating Corporate Social Responsibility, the people and talent of Quetta as well as Health and Sports. A Grand Festival was held at the end of the event featuring live musical performances, cultural dances and local cuisine. For pictures from the event, please click here.
 
 
 
 
Adventure Diplomacy - 7 Countries 7 Summits
 
Adventure Diplomacy
 
We are happy to announce that Mirza and Samina conquered their fourth summit, Mount Carstensz Pyramid, on March 19th 2014. Their next stop is Mount Denali in the USA. For details and updates on their continuing journey, please visit our blog.
 
 
 
 
Sports Diplomacy Initiative
 
Sports Diplomacy
 
Serena Hotels launched the Sports Diplomacy initiative this year to promote cultural exchange through the avenue of sports.

Golf - Under the initiative, Serena Hotels hosted the second annual Golf Tournament in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Habib Bank Limited.

Polo - Serena Hotels also hosted the Serena Polo Exhibition Match at the Islamabad Polo Ground. The match was the first of its kind in the Federal Capital and will now be held on annual basis.
 
 
 
 
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President of Pakistan Gold Medal Golf Championship
 
 
We recently hosted the most prestigious golfing event in the calendar year. The President of Pakistan Golf Medal Golf Championship was a three day tournament from 23-25 May, in which top golfing professionals from across the country took part. The closing ceremony was held at Islamabad Golf Club where President Mamnoon Hussain was chief guest. Pictures from the event can be accessed here.  
 
 
 
 
EFP Award 
 
 
We are proud to announce that the Employers Federation of Pakistan has awarded Tourism Promotion Services Pakistan, Serena Hotels with first prize in the Service Sector Category for Occupational Safety, Health & Environment.
 
     
  SerenArts Program  
     
     
  Bringing together two art forms, Satrang Gallery opens its new exhibition, En-closure, featuring the artwork of Ramzan Jaffri, Rubab Jawaid, Shahabdullah Alamee, Shakila Haider and Yasir Waqas, alongside an evening of fusion music. The show will continue for a month.
Click here for pictures.
 
     
     
     
     
  Brick Oven Pizza  
     
     
  Faisalabad Serena Hotel has launched it's Jharoka Brick Oven and, along with it, possibly the best pizza in town.  
     
     
     
     
  Garden Barbeque  
     
     
  Welcome summer at Giglit Serena Hotel’s Diran Garden by sampling their delicious outdoor barbecue amidst awe inspiring views of mountains and valleys.  
     
     
     
     
  People of Serena  
     
People of Serena
     
  Our biggest strength is our staff; visit our facebook page every Wednesday to view our featured staff member of the week.

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  World Travel Awards  
     
     
  We are excited to announce that Kabul Serena Hotel and Islamabad Serena Hotel have both been nominated for Travel & Hospitality’s prestigious World Travel Awards. Please click here to vote for us as Pakistan and Afghanistan’s Leading Hotels.  
     
     
     
     
  Pawnay 14 August Play Sponsorship  
     
     
  Guests of Serena Hotel were delighted to attend Anwar Maqsood’s play Pawnay 14 August, a satirical comedy about Pakistan's current political state. The special viewing, held exclusively for Serena guests, took place on the 19th of May. Pictures from the event can be accessed here.  
     
     
     
     
  What you Missed  
     
  • Staff at Islamabad Serena Hotel participated in World Earth Day by hosting a clean up activity at Fatimah Jinnah Park.

• Dushanbe Serena Hotel in collaboration with 'Parents of Children with Down Syndrome' and 'Alegria' marked World Down Syndrome Day on March 23rd to raise public awareness about the disease.

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  Summer Bash  
     
     
 

Faisalabad Serena Hotel’s hugely popular annual summer camp for kids started on May 26th.

 
     
     
     
     
  Master Cooking Classes  
     
     
  Looking to become a master chef? Work with the delicate flavors of Asian Cuisine with Chef Wayan, learn how to make delicacies with Chef Andres and experience exotic Middle Eastern flavors with Chef Hassan.

For course reservation and information, please contact: (051) 111-133-133 Ext 5229
 
     
     
     
     
  Thalgo Facial at Maisha  
     
     
  Maisha Spa and Healthclub now offers Thalgo facials, a treatment that draws on the riches of the ocean through the careful harnessing of powerful marine elements. For radiant skin, book an appointment now by calling 051 111 133 133 Ext: 5249  
     
     
     
     
  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.  
     
     
     
     
  Father's Day  
     
     
  Father’s Day is coming up and our properties are pulling out all the stops. Appreciate your Dad by treating him to a sumptuous feast on June 15th. We promise he’ll thank you later.  
     
     
     
     
  Chor Bogh at Khorog Serena Inn  
     
     
  Khorog Serena Inn recently launched Chor Bogh Restaurant, a scenic dining spot for food lovers. The restaurant serves BBQ on weekends and cuisine from around the world every day. It is open from May-October.