A vibrant collection of companies, the Columbia Group is proud of its honoured heritage within Cyprus’ business scene.
With roots growing back some four decades, the Columbia Group’s robust presence across shipping and various facets of hospitality has ensured that our name has become synonymous with inspiration and innovation. A pioneering powerhouse that channels its focus towards the creation of not just business entities, but forces of culture and creation, the Columbia Group continues with a strategy of measured and mindful expansion in tandem with ever strengthening the foundations of its brand.
Columbia Restaurants began its journey in 1998; initially with the exclusive franchise rights of PizzaExpress, followed by the addition of the Marzano concept in 2001, Columbia Plaza in 2008, Columbia Beach in 2017, followed by the Columbia Confectionery in 2018 (which by 2021 could be found in 3 separate locations in Cyprus). In 2019, Pokeloha was opened, the first poke bar on the island, and in 2022 the Columbia Sun opened on Lady’s Mile beach in Limassol.
Schoeller Holdings Ltd
Schoeller Holdings Ltd is a privately-owned investment company which operates an array of marine-related activities such as ship owning, ship management and liner services as well as non-marine activities, hotels and restaurants. Founded in 1978, Schoeller Holdings and its subsidiaries has since grown into a large and dynamic organisation with more than 14,000 employees worldwide. Schoeller Holdings Ltd enjoys a prestigious reputation in business circles, within financial institutions and is the continuous visionary force behind the group.