Shiraz Boghani is an entrepreneur who has launched companies in both the hospitality and healthcare industries. He started his professional career as a chartered accountant in London, England. In the early 1990s, he established Splendid Hospitality Group. Starting out with one hotel, he now has close to 20 in his network. His flagship hotels are the Holiday Inn London, The Conrad London St James, and The Grand Hotel & Spa, York. He was a pioneer in England when he opened hotels with limited services, something that country hadn’t seen before. For more information connect with Shiraz Boghani on Twitter.
He was honored recently by the Asian Business Awards. Shiraz Boghani was named Hotelier of the Year. The experts who gave him this award including Amit Roy, who is a top journalist, and Rishi Sunak who is an MP for Richmond. When he accepted this award he stated that he couldn’t have done it without the entire Splendid family and he thanked them for their hard work and dedication.
His other company, Sussex Healthcare, is one he co-founded in 1998. This company operates medical homes in Sussex County, on England’s southern coast. These award-winning medical homes help elderly people as well as younger adults who have neurological conditions. They have nurses available 24/7 and a team of dedicated caregivers. They offer their residents fresh, local produce and both physical and mental exercises. They can enjoy cooking, gardening, card games, and other activities.
Shiraz Boghani is originally from Kenya and grew up in the Islamic faith. He is committed to helping others in the Islami community and is well known for supporting the Aga Khan Foundation as well as the Aga Khan University. He also the chairman of the Arbitration Board and National Conciliation committees for the Islami Community National Council. Shiraz Boghani also serves on the Resource Development committee as its convener.