How Shiraz Boghani Is Taking Over The Hotel Industry

Shiraz Boghani is an entrepreneur in the hotel industry who serves as the chairman of Splendid Hospitality Group. Splendid is one of the fastest rising hotel groups in the United Kingdom with a portfolio of 20 hotels with over 2000 rooms. The hotel group has created a good reputation for themselves in terms of quality service and affordability.

Shiraz Boghani was one of the few businessmen to embrace limited service hotels in the UK. His group of hotels offers simple limited service as well as luxurious ones to clients. He bears the vision for the company and comes up with new ways to expand his hotel business. His efforts in the in the hospitality industry saw him being accorded the “Hotelier of the Year” award at the 2016 Asian Business Awards.

Shiraz Boghani was born in Kenya before immigrating to the UK in 1969 after school. He started his career working for audit firms in the UK including the global KPMG. In 1985 he founded his first business Sussex Health Care, an independent health group that runs nursing homes for the elderly and disabled. Based in New England Sussex has grown immensely to having 18 homes with more than 500 beds. The home is run by experienced professionals who are guided by its policy group. It is after this that Boghani founded Splendid Hospitality Group in 1986.

Splendid Hospitality Group has since grown tremendously over the years. Its portfolio includes a number of 5-star hotels like the Holiday Inn, Wembley, Hilton London Bankside, The Conrad London St James, and The Grand Hotel and Spa, York. The group has recently acquired new facilities including the New Ellington in Leeds and the Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel. Shiraz Boghani cares about his community and contributes to various charities that help improve the welfare of the society. He used to volunteer for the Aga Khan University as a Resource Development Convener. He is also serving his Ismaili community at the National Council where he is a member. Boghani continues to pursue his passion for hospitality by guiding Splendid Hospitality Group to greater heights.

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