Deepak Ohri, Lebua Hotels & Resorts sharing insights on branded villas and resorts
Deepak Ohri, Chief Executive Officer of Lebua Hotels & Resorts will be share insights on the risks and opportunities for Branded Villas and Resorts hospitality line of business at Real Estate Investment World Asia 2012 on 27 June at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
Mr. Ohri joined the organization as its first employee and in a span of three years created Bangkok’s best culinary destination, called – The Dome. The Dome houses restaurants like Sirocco, Mezzaluna and Breeze which are of International acclaim and have won countless awards. After the success story of the Dome, Mr. Ohri turned around the ailing Meritus hotel in the same building, rechristening it as an all-suite five star luxury hotel called lebua. In 2008, the two year old hotel won the Overall Best Luxury Hotel Award where more than 1500 luxury Hotels worldwide competed. It has also won the World’s Leading All-Suite Hotel in World Travel Awards 2009 and Signature Luxury Hotel Award by the Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA) 2008-2010 besides numerous others like World’s best business Hotel Award by European CEO, Best Luxury Hotel World and Asia (TripAdvisor) and Overall best Hotel in Asia (CNBC and Business Asia). He has skillfully handled lebua’s expansion plans, with a five star lodge on Lake Okareka, Rotorua New Zealand being the latest addition to lebua’s portfolio.
His achievements as a consummate leader have earned him various awards including the prestigious HAPA Most Enterprising Hospitality Entrepreneur by The Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards 2008-2010 and the Entrepreneur of the year award by The Art of Travel two times in a row in 2007 and 2008. Deepak has chaired and spoken in numerous conferences during his hitherto illustrious career. He has been invited to participate in the prestigious Forbes Global CEO conference both in 2008 and 2009. He has been a guest speaker in the worldwide TRI*M Conference organized by TNS in New York in 2009. He has chaired and spoken in Cityscape Asia Conference at Singapore, 2008. His latest speeches include the ones at Real Estate Funds and Emerging Markets (REFEM) Conference in New York and the WTTC 9th Global Travel and Tourism Summit in Brazil. He has also spoken at numerous business schools including the prestigious Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) and ISB Hyderabad. Deepak is also a member of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and sits in the advisory board of the Cornell-Nanyang Institute of Hospitality Management in Singapore for Operations Management.
Join Mr Ohri at Real Estate Investment World Asia 2012 this June at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Visit www.reiwasia.com for more information.