‘GOLD AWARD’ FOR THE
KAMPALA SERENA HOTEL
Coastweek – – Kampala Serena Hotel is the only hotel of its kind in the
region and offers 152 superbly appointed rooms and luxurious suites.
Overall Investor of the Year – Gold Award
by the Uganda Investment Authority
Coastweek – – Kampala Serena Hotel has been awarded Overall Investor of the Year – Gold Award by the Uganda Investment Authority.
The award was presented to Kampala Serena Hotel at a colourful award ceremony held at Hotel Africana, Kampala.
The Ceremony which was attended by over 650 guests drawn from the Government, Diplomatic Corps and Business Leaders, was presided over by the Minister for Finance as the Chief Guest.
In presenting the award, Dr. Maggie Kigozi, Executive Director of the Uganda Investment Authority said that Kampala Serena Hotel was being awarded for its investment of US$ 30 million in the rehabilitation of the hotel.
She noted that Kampala Serena Hotel was the only hotel of its kind in the region and on opening, had raised standards of hospitality in Uganda.
The hotel was also recognized for the creation of over 300 jobs for Uganda Nationals and for substantial investment in staff training.
Mr. Mahmud Jan Mohamed the Managing Director of Serena Hotels and Mr. Killian Lugwe General Manager of Kampala Serena Hotel were present at the ceremony and collected the awards on behalf of the hotel.
The Kampala Serena Hotel is the latest addition to the Serena Group of Hotels, owned and operated by Tourism Promotion Services (TPS), an arm of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED).
Serena also owns and manages properties in Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar and Mozambique.
The Group plans to develop a tourist circuit in Uganda in the next one to two years.
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