Serena Hotels is a hospitality company which operates up-scale hotels and resorts in East Africa, Southern Africa and South Asia.

Serena comprises a collection of 36 luxury resorts, safari lodges, and hotels, which are located in East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, and Mozambique) and Central and South Asia (Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan).

The Serena Hotels Group trades under the name Tourism Promotion Services (TPS Serena). The company is listed on the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE), where it trades under the symbol TPS. The largest shareholder (45%) is the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), with a further 4% owned by the Aga Khan University Foundation.[1] As of November 2011, the group has 25 properties in Africa, in the countries of Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. The Group also maintains 11 properties in three Asian countries of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Tajikistan.[2]

Among its prominent hotels are the Islamabad Serena Hotel and the Kabul Serena Hotel.[3]

In September 2020, Serena Hotels opened a new property in Goma, the capital of North Kivu province in eastern DRC. The five-star Goma Serena Hotel is located at the lakefront of Lake Kivu.[4]

See also


  1. ^ TPS Annual Report 2015
  2. ^ "Overrview of Serena Hotels Group". Nation.co.ke. Retrieved 2012-08-11.
  3. ^ "http://primaco.com.pk/lahore.aspx". primaco.com.pk. Retrieved 2017-02-27. External link in |title= (help)
  4. ^ "Serena expands its footprint into DRC with Goma hotel". The East African. Retrieved 2020-09-23.
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