Shiraz Boghani is an entrepreneur who lives in the United Kingdom. He was born in Kenya and emigrated to the UK after he completed high school. He trained as a chartered accountant and performed in that line of work up through the middle of the 1980s which is when he decided to enter the hospitality industry.
Splendid Hospitality Group has hotels in London, York, Edinburgh, Leeds, Oxford, Northhampton, Bristol, Crawley, Glenrothes, Hounslow, and Reading. Four of Shiraz Boghani’s hotels are in London and these are the Hilton London Bankside, the Holiday Inn Wembley, the Comfort Inn Kings Cross, and the City Continental Kensington. He was one of the first hoteliers to start building limited service hotels in the early 1990s. He now operates seven Holiday Inn branded hotels which fall within this sector.
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The Asian Business Awards are presented each year in October. At the 2017 gala, Shiraz Boghani was very happy when he was named the Hotelier of the Year. This award was given to him due to his leadership abilities and because of his relentless pursuit of excellence.
When accepting his award, the hotelier thanked his executives, management, and staff. He said that the entire Splendid Family was responsible for winning this award and making his company the fastest growing hotel group in the United Kingdom. He went on to say that hotels played a prominent role in his life and he was happy to have received an award in the hospitality industry.
Sussex Healthcare is another company which Shiraz Boghani played an important role in establishing. He co-founded Sussex Healthcare along with a business partner who is a dentist. Along with this business partner he is a joint chairman. This business operates for older people in the rural county of Sussex. They offer dementia and neurological care at each of the 20 homes that form this companies network.
Along with his business partner, Shiraz Boghani recently hired a new chief executive officer for this company. This person is Amanda Morgan-Taylor. When hiring her Shiraz Boghani said that she is very experienced in the healthcare industry and would be very capable of being successful in her new position.