Byram D. Avari
|Nationality||British Indian (till 1947)|
|Known for||Commodore of Karachi Yacht Club in 1976 and 1980|
|Children||2 sons, 1 daughter|
|Awards||Pride of Performance Award for Sports (Sailing) in 1982|
Business concerns Edit
Hotel management is the Avari Group's core business. In Pakistan, the group owns and operates Avari Hotels which include 5-star deluxe hotels in Karachi Lahore,Sargodha,Gujranwala,Faisalabad and Now Avari Gilgat the 5-star Avari Towers and the seafront Beach Luxury Hotel in Karachi. The group is also actively pursuing opportunities for owning and/or managing 3 and 4-star properties elsewhere in Pakistan.
The Avari Group is the first Pakistani company to have obtained international hotel management contracts: they operate the 200-room 4-star hotel in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and manage the 200-room Ramada Inn in Toronto at Pearson Airport in Canada.
Honorary Consul Edit
Avari was the Commodore of Karachi Yacht Club in 1976 and again in 1980. He was a gold medallist in 'enterprise class' yachting at the 1978 Asian Games in Bangkok with Munir Sadiq and again at the 1982 Asian Games in New Delhi with his wife, Goshpi. He also won a silver medal at the Enterprise World Championship held in Canada in 1978.
Parsi Community Edit
Personal life and death Edit
Avari died on 22 January 2023, at the age of 81.
Awards and recognition Edit
See also Edit
- Aamir Khan and Urooj Jawed (14 August 2015). "Raising the white flag: A tribute to our heroes - The Express Tribune (newspaper)". Retrieved 28 April 2019.
- Byram Avari dispels notion of Chinese economic domination The Express Tribune (newspaper), Published 11 October 2017, Retrieved 28 April 2019
- Pakistan has impressive record in sailing: Asian Games in perspective Dawn (newspaper), Published 22 November 2006, Retrieved 28 April 2019
- No vultures since 1956 Retrieved 28 April 2019
- Saima S. Hussain (28 August 2016). "Cheese tasting with the Avaris". Dawn. Pakistan. Retrieved 28 April 2019.
- "Prominent Businessman Byram Avari Passes Away In Karachi". Ary News. 22 January 2023. Retrieved 23 January 2023.