Shiraz Boghani: Drawing Golden Lines In The UKs Hospitality Industry

12:57 am on March 8, 2018

Shiraz Boghani is a highly successful entrepreneur who captured imaginary success in the hospitality sector. He is best known as the founder cum Chairman of Britain’s premier limited servicing hotel network, Splendid Hospitality Group. It can be said that Boghani was drawing a golden line to the hospitality industry of the country in the early 1990s. He foresaw the growing size of international travelers who are visiting the cities of the United Kingdom and understood that the cities of the country do not have budget hotels that can offer excellent quality service to the visitors. Boghani also counted the large number of people traveling to different cities within the country.

Therefore, he established Splendid Hospitality Group in the early 1990s by introducing a novel concept of limited service hotels. Boghani ensured that the group is not stopping anywhere and ramped up the development plans. The efforts of Boghani and his team ensured significant additions of hotel rooms in the country to attract people from around the world. Interestingly, Splendid Hospitality Group not only ensured the United Kingdom to get significant revenue in tourism, but it also helped the entire European region to change the prospects of tourism. Today, the group has 19 operating hotels in different cities of the country. It also has another six hotel projects currently in different phases of development.

Shiraz Boghani has received some prestigious awards for his contributions to the hospitality sector of the country. In 2016, he was named as the Hotelier Of The Year during the Asian Business Awards program. The judging panel of the Awards confirmed that Boghani played a major role in developing some of the best hotel projects in the country under the Splendid Hospitality Group. Boghani is also actively involved in different philanthropic initiatives. He is the Joint Chairman of the famous senior living network called Sussex Health Care.

Under his supervision, the network is offering personal care to each individual admitted to the homes of the senior living network. Sussex Health Care also offers specialized care for people who are struggling with highly critical health conditions including Dementia, Neurological issues, and more. While coming to Shiraz Boghani, he has nearly three decades of expertise in the hospitality industry. Though he was born in Kenya, Boghani migrated to the United Kingdom in 1969. Shiraz Boghani completed his chartered accountancy and began working with a small accounting firm. Later, he moved to Thomson McLintock & Co, which is now renamed as KPMG.