Serena Hotels Scoops 12 Major Coveted Awards at the 2016 World Travel Awards in Zanzibar

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It was a victorious night for Serena Hotels , East Africa’s leading hotel group, scooping 12 awards including the top Award ,Africa’s Leading Hotel Brand at the 2016 World Travel Awards held at Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Regarded as the “Oscars” of the travel industry according to the Wall Street Journal, the World Travel Awards acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global tourism and travel industry. We are delighted to announce that we have been voted for, and won:
1.) Africa’s Leading Hotel Brand 2016: Serena Hotels
2.) Africa’s Leading Green Hotel 2016: Nairobi Serena Hotel, Kenya
3.) Kenya’s Leading Business Hotel 2016: Nairobi Serena Hotel
4.) Tanzania’s Leading Hotel 2016: Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel
5.) Tanzania’s Leading Hotel Suite 2016: Presidential Suite @ Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel
6.) Tanzania’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2016: Zanzibar Serena Hotel
7.) Zanzibar’s Leading Hotel 2016: Zanzibar Serena Hotel
8.) Uganda’s Leading Hotel 2016: Kampala Serena Hotel
9.) Uganda’s Leading Hotel Suite 2016: Presidential Suite @ Lake Victoria Serena Resort
10.) Rwanda’s Leading Hotel 2016: Kigali Serena Hotel
11.) Mozambique’s Leading Hotel 2016: The Polana Serena Hotel
12.) Mozambique’s Leading Hotel Suite 2016: Presidential Suite @ The Polana Serena Hotel

  • Big winners of the night! The team from Serena Hotels poses with the 12 Awards
Serena Hotels bagged top honors with Nairobi Serena Hotel named Africa’s Leading Green Hotel making it the second time the hotel has won this award, an acknowledgement of the hotel’s and the group’s continued commitment to sustainable business practices.

In Uganda, Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort and Spa won the award for Uganda’s Leading Presidential Suite. And now Guest’s staying at Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort and Spa can look forward to a whole new experience with the opening of its state of the art golf course facility , 9-hole soon to 18-hole with spectacular views of Lake Victoria.

In Tanzania, Serena Tanzania stands tall with 4 awards with Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel recognized as Tanzania’s Leading Business Hotel, besides the honor of having ‘Tanzania’s Leading Hotel Suite”. Zanzibar Serena Hotel, in Stone town on the island of Zanzibar is ’Zanzibar‘s Leading Hotel’ and Tanzania’s ‘Leading Boutique Hotel’.

In Rwanda, for the 5th year in a row, Kigali Serena Hotel retained its top position as Rwanda’s Leading Hotel.
In Mozambique, the Polana Serena Hotel, one of Maputo’s most majestic architectural gems, won two awards Mozambique’s Leading Hotel as well as Mozambique’s Leading Presidential Suite.

Nominated companies for the World Travel Awards are voted online by individuals and travel agents globally on issues such as customer relations, creativity, and quality of service, standards, guest satisfaction, product innovation and business acumen. The results of this are then inspected and reviewed by a group of industry experts. All votes are internally audited to ensure the validity of each individual vote.

Speaking after receiving the awards, Mr. Mahmud Janmohamed, the Managing Director said’ It is our staff who make it happen, their commitment to excellence is beyond doubt and management appreciates their continued efforts. We wish to thank all our esteemed clients, business partners and supporters for voting for us and for believing in us. We promise we shall continue to endeavor to lift the Serena Experience to greater heights’.

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