April 20, 2018 · Hotelier · (No comments)

The journey of being a renowned successful person in any area doesn’t just happen. For some, it takes a decade and others decades. Before you aspire to be in their position, you should learn the battles they have fought, the valleys and the mountains they have climbed. When you comprehend their struggles in their pick up, then you can learn some virtues and attributes that made them be the way they are. In his three decades in his career profession, Shiraz Boghani has demonstrated and portrayed deep passion, commitment, and professionalism. This could be the reason why he has been very successful in the Hotel industry.

The successful Shiraz Boghani is currently the Chairman and Director of Splendid Hospitality Group and also the Founding Partner of Sojourn Hotels LLP where he serves as the Chairman. He is a Joint Partner of Sussex Health Care Limited which was founded in 1985 and basically deals with offering healthcare and support services to elderly people. Under the leadership of Shiraz, the Sussex Healthcare Group grew to 18 care homes with over 500 beds capacity.

Boghani has grown to hotelier legend over the years, owning and managing over 20 trading hotels which include The Grand Hotel and Spa, Holiday Inn London. He has continuously been involved in various projects in hotel industry which led to acquiring of Mercure Bristol, New Ellington in Leeds. He has also been involved in establishing Hilton London Bankside and also Conrad London St. James hotels. Shiraz Boghani is one of the major supporters of Agan Khan Foundation in the United Kingdom where he collaborates with Arbitration Council, and National Council etc.

The roots of this great hotelier spring up from the heart of East Africa in Kenya where he is a national but later he became a UK immigrant in 1969. He trained in Accounting at a minor Chartered Accounting firm and later at Thompson McLintock & Company (KPMG) for his training. His great relationship with various major European funders and philanthropists is well evident.

It is obvious that such a successful person must have received various rewards. In 2016, he received a prestigious “Hotelier of the Year” award held at Asian Business Awards run by Asian and Media and Marketing Group (AMG) for his leadership of Splendid Hotel Chains which happens to be the fastest growing in the UK.