Craftsman's Desk

All the happenings, stories and snippets from the vibrant world of Serena Hotels Pakistan

Char Bagh by Amin Gulgee

The lobby of Islamabad Serena Hotel is stunning to say the least. One does not simply enter. They walk into the grandeur of it all, the mysticism of the Mughal … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

Home Away from Home

Working in Serena Hotels, we’re so consumed with the environment we create for our guests – the seats they sit in, the food they eat, the ambiance that surrounds the … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

It’s Wednesday!

It’s that awkward time of the week again; Wednesday! Are you excited about the upcoming weekend or sad that you’re only about half way there? Spend too long thinking about … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Milestones Look Like

When Samina and Mirza Ali Baig set off from Pakistan on November 30, 2013, ready to conquer Seven Summits across Seven Continents, they took with them the prayers of a … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beat the Blues

Mondays are never fun. And today is no different. In fact, this particular Monday may be even more appalling considering that not only are we battling the Monday blues, but … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eid Mubarak!

  Bright lights. Bustling streets. The smell of food in the air. Right now, the biggest concerns on most people’s minds is if their tailors will have their new clothes … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 1 Comment


… We’re waiting for Iftar at the breathtakingly beautiful Gilgit Serena Hotel

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

World Cup Blues

The World Cup is over for another four years and we’re starting to feel the absence of all the excitement of the past month in the shape of a football … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Certificate of Excellence Award

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vote For Us As Your Leading Hotel

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mirza Ali and Samina Baig one peak away from a world record!

We’re so excited to announce that Mirza Ali and Samina Baig reached the summit of Mount McKinley –their sixth! — on Saturday, 28 June 2014 at 7:20am (AKDT). In a … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Heartwarming Testimonial

When you’ve been in the hospitality business for as long as we have, true job satisfaction comes from feeling like we’ve really made a difference for our guests. Imagine our … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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