Hotels are major players in the hospitality whereby they host lots of travellers and even people who want to have a good time since they offer a wide variety of services some of the services are like catering services swimming pools best foods conference halls and many more good thing they have to offer.but wait today we are not here to talk about hotels but to inform you about the multi millionaire that owns the 5 star Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel.
The kempinski has been i business in kenya for as long as i can remember but it came to be much much popular when the retired united states president Barack Obama visited Kenya and stayed at the hotel for a period of two days .
The owner of the hotel who goes by the name Adil Popat, the son of the late Abdul Karim Popat, who went into the history as a leading storied tycoon.
The businessman has an empire that includes other properties such as luxury hotels, engineering as well as financial services.
He is also linked to interests in Mahindra, Renault and Mitsubishi among other car models. The scion of Abdul Karim took a detour in Simba Corporation core business by venturing in the hotel industry. The billionaire businessman, who has a rich past as an hotelier in leading five star hotels, was the brains behind Villa Rosa Kempiski hotels. Adil Popat opted for Kempinski over other franchises. In an interview with Business Daily, Chief hospitality officer at Simba Corporation Ltd Nazir Khamisa said they had been approached by major brands “but but felt that Kempinski was the best fit for our property type”. Villa Rosa is under Kempinski Hotels S.A group that was founded in 1897 in Berlin with its headquarters in Geneva. The franchise boasts of 75 five star hotels and residences in 30 countries.
It is believed that the renowned business man mr Adil inherited his wealth from his father thus making him a multi millionaire in the hospitality industry even after working in the industry for a longer period of time a s an hotelier . but sadly his brother mr Azim accused him of taking a large amount of inheritance left yo them by his father and we are yet to know how the case went since the case became silent after some time .
But the millionaire business man has many businesses that he runs in most part of the country .
According to Adil's LinkedIn profile, he has also acted in the position of CEO and Managing Director of Simba Vehicle Rentals for more than 26 years, and also heads Bavaria Auto, the BMW Franchise holder for Kenya and Tanzania.
Adil holds and Undergraduate degree in Finance and Marketing at the University of Washington and a Masters Degree in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania, USA.
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