Shiraz Boghani is a global entrepreneur and renown hotelier. He is the chairman and co-founder of Sojourn Hotels LLP. He is also the chairman and the co-founder of Splendid Hospitality Group alongside Nadeem Boghani. He is also the founding partner of Sussex Healthcare.
Shiraz Boghani has gained much popularity in the hospitality industries not only in the United Kingdom but also in the entire world. He has been in this industry over 30 years ago and has made numerous investments in the hotel industry, at the same time managing most of them. In fact, he was the among the hoteliers who pioneered in the development of London’s limited service branded hotels back in the early 1990’s. He has undertaken more than 25 such projects so far.
Shiraz’s Splendid Hospitality Group has 20 great hotels including some of the largest and most prestigious hotels in London such as The Grand Hotel and Spa, Hilton London Bankside (with 292 bedrooms), Holiday Inn, Wembley (with 336 bedrooms), and York. Being a visionary and an entrepreneur, Shiraz has a well directed and laid growth strategy for the business even as the Group onsets on diverse hospitality projects.
In 2016, Shiraz who has been very committed and passionate about his career was named the Hotelier of the Year by the Asian Business Award 2016. This is one of the many awards he has received over time, reflecting his great professionalism and great work he is doing in the hospitality industry. In the award ceremony, the excited Shiraz says that his success and the success of the Splendid Hospitality Group is as a result of the great executive and management team and the Splendid family as a whole. In his speech during the event, the Splendid’s CEO, Stuart Bailey said that the fast and exceptional growth of the company was because of the great role Shiraz was playing.
Additionally, Shiraz Boghani is a known philanthropist. He often makes contributions to charity within and outside United Kingdoms. One of Shiraz’s beneficiaries is the Aga Khan Foundation.
Shiraz originates from Kenya, in Africa. In 1969, he moved to the United Kingdom where he studied accounting at Chartered Accountant. He started his career as an accountant at Thompson McLintock &Co, which is today known as KPMG. Shiraz has also been working as the Chairman of Sussex Healthcare since 1985. The organization is known for providing residential care and nursing services to the elderly as well as people suffering from dementia and Alzheimer.
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