Business Leader, Hotelier

Shiraz Boghani Expresses His Happiness At Being Named Hotelier Of The Year

Shiraz Boghani is one of the founding partners of a United Kingdom hotel chain, Splendid Hospitality Group LLP. He is the director of this company where he oversees this firms portfolio of about 20 hotels spread across the UK. He is a chartered accountant in Wales and England and currently resides in the city of Harrow.

It was in 1986 that Shiraz Boghani co-founded Splendid Hospitality Group. It’s a family run business whose purpose is to make a positive impact in the life of their guests and get better at what they do each and every day. Shiraz Boghani says that the core of his business lies in treating others, including guests, employees, and suppliers, in a way that he wants to be treated. This includes each of the hotels he owns supporting local charities and being responsible members of the communities in which they operate.


Under Shiraz Boghani’s leadership, Splendid Hospitality Group is partnered with major hotel brands such as Hilton, Holiday Inn Express, Choice, Comfort Inn, and IHG among others. One of their most popular hotels lies in the middle of the Bankside neighborhood of London and is called Hilton London Bankside. Other hotels include The Grand Hotel& Spa York, Hotel Indigo Edinburgh, The New Ellington, and Holiday Inn Wembley.

In 2016, Boghani attended the Asian Business Awards where he was named “Hotelier of the Year“. This was in part due to his being a pioneer in the hospitality industry when he introduced the concept of limited service branded hotels to the UK. When he accepted the awpard he said he was very happy he had won because being in hospitality was a huge art of his professional life. He thanked the executives and management of Splendid Hospitality Group as well as the entire Splendid family.

Beyond his roles at this company, he is also a co-founder of Sussex Health Care which offers audiology services to those who need hearing aids. It also has about 20 homes for people who, whether due to age or disabilities, cannot care for themselves. He is a managing partner at this firm.

Shiraz Boghani is also active in the Ismaili community. He donates money to various causes in this community and acts as a leader. One position he currently holds is for this community’s National Council. He is the chairman of one of their boards and also serves the Aga Khan University as a convener.

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