Shiraz Boghani, Pioneering Innovations To Stand Out In Hospitality Industry

The Chairman of the prestigious Splendid Hospitality Group was recently recognized at the Asian Business Awards with an accolade of the Hotelier of the Year award. Shiraz has a record of serving the hospitality industry for more than 30 years now. Currently, he runs and manages 19 trading hotels in different parts of the UK. He is renowned for his expertise in entrepreneurship and is honored to be a qualified Chartered Accountant who has a major interest in the hotel sector. Shiraz Boghani is among the pioneers of limited service branded hotels in the UK, in the 1990s.

His newest and most recent project is the creation and launching of Hilton London Bankside, a stylish 121 million Euros hotel situated at London’s exuberant Bankside. Other major hotels under his command include The Grand Hotel & Spa, The Conrad London St James and Holiday Inn London-Wembley among others. Some of the recently acquired assets are the Mercure Bristol Hotel and the New Ellington in Leeds. Shiraz Boghani is not left behind in giving back to the society and some of his philanthropic works include his involvement with the global Aga Khan Development Network as well as the Aga Khan Foundation.


The jury present at the Asian Business awards on comprised of highly esteemed individuals who included Amit Roy, a famous journalist, Shailesh R Solanki, Yorkshire’s MP, AMG’s managing director, Kalpesh R Solanki, and Jitesh Gadhia, a prominent investment banker. Mr. Shiraz shows his appreciation for the award and says that he was thrilled by the fact that the jury saw him fit to emerge as the final winner. He adds on that a better part of his life has been involved with Hotels and he takes pride in the growth of his group. Shiraz attributes his success majorly on the untiring support of his family and equally his highly qualified executive management team.

The Splendid Hospitality Group is a leading privately-owned hotel group that has showcased tremendous growth in the UK. This is a vivid testimony of relentless hard work and dedication of Shiraz to ensure that the company does not settle for any less than they deserve. Splendid Hospitality Group’s CEO Stuart Bailey adds that it is fair that Shiraz Boghani receives his due heard-earned credit. Shiraz Boghani was originally from Kenya and relocated in 1969 to the UK starting his accounting training at a Chartered Accountants subsidiary. Being innovative and forward-thinking, Shiraz grabbed the slightest business opportunities on He is a co-founder and partner of Sussex Health Care. The institution was opened in 1985 and has grown to host 18 Care Homes with over 500 beds.

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