Byram D. Avari
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|Byram D. Avari|
|Sailing, Social Work, Politics|
Avari is married to Gosphi and has two sons and a Daughter Named, Dinshaw , Xerxes and Zeena
Byram Dinshawji Avari used to swim with his Brother Xerxes Avari. They got training in swimming by Chief Petty Officer(rtd) Haji Allah-Ditta. Dinshaw and Xerxes along with son of their coach :Zulfiqar Ali,were part of The Sindh swimming team. They trained at the Spots Complex Kashmir Road ,Karachi
Together with his sons, Dinshaw and Xerxes, he owns and operates the Avari Group of companies, of which he is the chairman.
Hotel management is the Avari Group's core business. In Pakistan, the group owns and operates Avari Hotels which includes 5-star deluxe hotel in Lahore, 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 United Arab Emirates and manage the 200-room Ramada Inn in Toronto at Pearson Airport in Canada.
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.
- Commodores Karachi Yacht Club. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
- Munir Sadiq Cadet College Petaro. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
- Pakistan has impressive record in sailing: Asian Games in perspective Dawn. 22 November 2006. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
- No vultures since 1956 Retrieved 2 October 2010.
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