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Event - 1997-05-10

Saturday, 1997, May 10

The Aga Khan's Serena hotel chain has just converted an old Arab house and a turn of the century British telecommunications building into Zanzibar towns first five-star luxury hotel. The sea wall surrounding the hotel which overlooks the azure waters of the Indian Ocean was originally built by Omani sultans and has also been carefully restored.' wrote Hadani Ditmars in the Globe & Mail of Toronto (Canada) in Mai of the same year.

Photo: H.H. The Aga Khan with the Serena Hotel Zanzibar staff in 2009. (Copyrights

H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

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