Shiraz Boghani’s Contribution in the UK Hotel Industry

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Shiraz Boghani is a prominent hotel investor having spent over three decades in the hospitality industry. He is the Chairman of Splendid Hospitality Group. Besides, he is Sussex Health Care’s Joint Chairman with Dr. Shafik Sachedina. At the Splendid Hotel Groups, he is both a managing partner and the director. Boghani is also the founding partner and the chairman of Sojourn Hotels LLP.

Experience in Hospitality

Having been in the industry for a long time, Mr. Boghani owns and manages around 19 trading hotels spread in different cities around the UK. He is credited for being among the first hoteliers in the UK to start limited service hotels. After arriving to the UK from Kenya in 1969, he joined Chartered Accountants as an accountant. Later, he moved to KMPG, which was then called Thomson McLintock & Co.

As the Splendid Hospitality Group Chairman, he is in charge of the fastest growing private hotel groups in the UK. With about 20 hotels and over 2000 bedrooms, the group has emerged as one of the biggest hotel groups in the UK. The group is known for its design, construction and services according to Prominent brands like IHG, Choice, and Hilton have supported the group.

The company’s success is a product of the strength and skills of her employees. The workers are dedicated to providing quality services to their clients. The group of made of people with experience in different areas.

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Boghani and Sussex Health Care

While in the UK, Boghani was quick to spot business opportunities. In 1985, Shiraz Boghani co-founded Sussex Health Care. Currently, the Sussex has about 18 Care Homes. Besides, the bed capacity has increased to around 500 now. Currently, the facility handles people with leaning and physical disabilities. The health care has also opened another facility for those brain injury and other neurological conditions. Apart from this, Boghani has been providing financial support to various charitable organizations.

Rewards and Recognition

In 2016, Boghani was announced by the Asian Business Awards as the Hotelier of the Year. He was awarded for his contribution in the hotel industry as the Chairman of Splendid Hospitality Group. While receiving the reward, Boghani attributed the success of the company to the executive and management teams at the company.

Stuart Bailey, the company’s CEO associated the rapid growth of the hotel group in the UK to the effort and dedication of Boghani. Furthermore, he said no one needs as much recognition for the company’s growth as the chairman. Other projects that Boghani has been associated with are the Hilton London Bankside and The Conrad London St James among others.

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