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Our success lies amongst the strengths and skills of the dedicated and professional people we employ

From our senior team right across all of our hotels, everyone is committed to The Splendid Hospitality Way, delivering genuine service to create those extraordinary experiences. The team offers a wealth of experience across a variety of talents ensuring that the group is well positioned to achieve its vision to be a Centre of Global Excellence for hospitality.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SHIRAZ BOGHANI

Chairman

Shiraz is a dynamic entrepreneur, praised highly for his role in the world of hotels and awarded “Hotelier of the Year” at the Asian Business Awards 2016. In the 1990’s he was one of the first hoteliers to start developing limited service branded hotels in London and has been involved in over 25 such projects. As current chairman of Splendid Hospitality Group, Shiraz directs the growth strategy of the business and has a clear vision of the Group’s foray into several different enterprises. Splendid now has 23 trading hotels including the 292-bedroom Hilton London Bankside, The Grand, York and the 336-bedroom Holiday Inn London, Wembley.

NADEEM BOGHANI

Vice Chairman

An ‘Old Boy’ of Merchant Taylors’ and a graduate of the London School of Economics. Nadeem qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the stables of PricewaterhouseCoopers gaining exposure to both listed companies and owner-managed businesses in a broad spectrum of industries. Working in Assurance and Business Advisory services at PwC enabled Nadeem to gain specialist skills in auditing, financial reporting and internal controls.

DESHAN KARUNARATNE

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer
A graduate of Warwick Business School and a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience, Deshan is a strategic CFO who enjoys finding pragmatic solutions to complex business issues.

TERRY PEARCE

Head of Acquisition and Development

Terry is responsible for the strategic investment across Splendid’s portfolio, ranging from hotels and franchised restaurants, to serviced apartments and residential properties.

Terry brings his expertise in banking and modular construction to help with a wide range of investment and franchise opportunities, bringing them to fruition.

CORE PURPOSE

Creating Extraordinary Experiences

Positively impact lives and get better every day

“Splendid Hospitality Group is a family-run business with people at the very heart of its success. Its purpose is simple; to create extraordinary experiences, positively impact lives and get better every day.The Splendid Hospitality Way is the foundation of how we exist.”

Mr Nadeem Boghani; Mr Shiraz Boghani

THE SPLENDID WAY

OUR FAMILY

Our Splendid family are committed to being the best, making responsible decisions, keeping promises, treating others the way they would like to be treated and continually challenging themselves and each other.

OUR GUESTS

Everything we do is focused around genuine care and turning excellent service into memories.

COMMUNITY & SUPPLIERS

We are committed to creating an environment in which everyone has the opportunity to flourish.

KEY STAKEHOLDERS

We are committed to enabling our business to make a sound profit.

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09 Jul 2024

The Grand, York – Large Hotel of the Year Award

Splendid Hospitality Group is thrilled to announce that The Grand, York won a Gold Award for Large Hotel of the Year at the Visit England Awards for Excellence. The prestigious awards acknowledge the best of the country's tourism industry and celebrate quality, innovation, and customer service.

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26 Jun 2024

Splendid Partners with The Institute of Hospitality

Splendid Hospitality Group are delighted to announce that we have entered into a new partnership with The Institute of Hospitality. We are now the institute’s first-ever Platinum Business Partner, which is a testament to our commitment to the hospitality industry and to the delivery of innovative solutions.

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15 Nov 2023

Jordi Vaca wins Concierge of the Year at prestigious industry awards

Jordi Vaca at The Grand, York wins Concierge of the Year at prestigious industry awards. The winners of The Caterer's 2023 Hotel Cateys were revealed on Monday night with Head Concierge at The Grand, York, Jordi Vaca, taking home the prestigious Concierge of the Year award.

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