25 hoteliers among UK Sunday Times Rich List 2014

19 May 2014 by
25 hoteliers among UK Sunday Times Rich List 2014

Mohammed Bin Issa Al Jaber and family, owner of the Scotsman in Edinburgh and 42 The Calls in Leeds, has topped the list of the UK's wealthiest hoteliers.

The Saudi billionaire was ranked 13th in the Sunday Times Rich list, and is estimated to be worth £6.1b. He runs London-based MBI International Holding Group, which has interests in luxury hotels across Europe.

There are a total of 25 hoteliers among the UK's 1,000 richest people.

Other hoteliers on the list include:

37 Sir Henry Keswick and family, £2.445b
55= Poju and Anita Zabludowicz, £1.5b
121 Jasminder Singh and family, £840m (Edwardian Group, which has a franchise agreement with US-based Radisson Hotels)
170= Peter Harris and family, £600m (Bourne Leisure)
182 Raj Matharu and family, £568m (Globalgrange)
185= Sir Peter Rigby, £550m
353= Andrew Brownsword, £260m (Abode Hotels)
353= Sir Rocco Forte and Olga Polizzi and family, £260m
367= Guy and Julia Hands, £250m (Hand Picked Hotels)
367= Firoz Kassam, £250m
407= Colin Allen and family, £230m (director of Bourne Leisure, with £200m stake)
419= Tim and Kit Kemp, £222m (Firmdale Hotels)
458= Khoo Kay Peng, £200m (40% stake in Laura Ashley)
534= Duncan Bannatyne, £175m (Bannatyne Group)
549= The Walduck family, £170m (Imperial London Hotels)
569= Norman Springford and family, £162m (Apex Hotels)
666= Lady Nina Bracewell-Smith and family, £135m
718= Mohammed Galadari, £125m (Blackfriars Hotels)
751= Bakir Cola and family, £120m (The Westbury, London)
781= Koolesh Shah and family, £118m (LTH Group)
813= Sinclair Beecham (sold Hoxton hotel in 2012, co-founde Pret a Manger)
846= John Marston and family, £105m
863= Satinder Gulhati and family, £100m (Veladail Hotels)
941= Giuseppe Pecorelli and family, £92m (Exclusive Hotels)

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