CEO of outgoing hospitality innovator launches first new business in 20 years
BANGKOK, Sept. 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Visionary hospitality executive Deepak Ohri announced today that his creation, lebua Hotels and Resorts, has become The leader of the luxury goods industry in Southeast Asia and announced his retirement. During his tenure as CEO, Mr. Ohri worked to build Lotus into a world-renowned luxury hospitality company. He will remain as CEO until the end of the year.
Deepak Ohri leaves Lotus Hotels & Resorts
Narawadee Bualert, President of Lotus Hotels, said: “I would like to thank Deepak for his dedication and contribution to Lotus Hotels. During his tenure, his courage and natural instincts have made Lotus Hotels a leader in the luxury hospitality industry. Deepak has made our company a household name. And Admired by guests and industry observers around the world. We look forward to continuing his legacy and wish him the best in his future endeavors,” I said.
Ohri set new industry standards and created the first “vertical destination” during his tenure as CEO of Lotus Hotels, recognized as Southeast Asia’s first home-grown luxury hotel brand. Renowned worldwide for his fine dining concepts and unparalleled service, Mr. Ohri continued to break down barriers with the opening of Sirocco, the world’s tallest luxury rooftop restaurant at the Lotus Hotel in Bangkok, followed by two flagship restaurants, both Has two Michelin stars.
Under the leadership of Mr. Ohri, Lotus now has five hotels in India, Thailand and New Zealand, has been voted the world’s leading all-suite hotel by the World Travel Awards and continues to be ranked among the top 1% of companies worldwide for customer satisfaction. Massu.
Ohri is already planning his next move. A luxury “hybrid” hotel brand launched in the United States. Ohri said: “I have been privileged to serve as founder and CEO of Lotus for the past 20 years. I look forward to the next chapter.”
Since founding Lotus Hotels in 2003, Mr. Ohri has become a leader in the management and luxury hospitality industry, sought after around the world for his insight. Named one of the most inspiring executives in the global travel and hospitality industry and one of the 100 most influential people in the global hospitality industry by the International Hotel Association. He has also lectured at prestigious educational institutions such as Columbia University, New York University Stern School of Business, and Harvard Business School. Mr. Ohri serves on the Board of Directors of the Residences for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Chairman of the Pinault Center for Global Entrepreneurship, and Board Member of CIBER (Center for International Business and Education), Florida International University’s School of Business.
About Deepak Ori
Deepak Ohri is a visionary changemaker, entrepreneur and thought leader. Founded Lotus Hotels & Resorts, Southeast Asia’s first home-grown luxury hotel brand with five hotels in India, Thailand and New Zealand. A unique hotel perspective that emphasizes the emotional connection with guests is now an industry-wide trend. Mr Ohri has taken luxury hospitality to the next level with his Lotus boutique restaurant, Dome at lebua, kickstarting Bangkok’s rooftop dining scene. Under his leadership, Lotus was voted the world’s leading all-suite hotel by the World Travel Awards and continues to rank among the top 1% of companies worldwide for customer satisfaction. IHA also named Mr. Ohri one of the most inspiring executives in the global travel and hospitality industry and one of the 100 most influential people in the global hospitality industry.
Mr Ohri is the author of “A Bridge Not Too Far -Where Creativity Meets Innovation”, which charts Mr Ohri’s journey from the modest but educational streets of New Delhi to the pinnacle of the global luxury industry. Mr. Ohri’s insights and insights are sought after around the world, and he is recognized as an award-winning entrepreneur, distinguished speaker and has been recognized by many international organizations for his visionary leadership.
Deepak Ohri is the founder and president of Luxury Atelier Maison Happiness (LAMH), an American luxury experience, education, consulting and branding company.
Bangkok-based Lotus Hotel Group takes a unique approach in the service sector to achieve a deep level of interaction with guests by creating an emotional connection. Lebua’s award-winning accommodation options include Tower Club at lebua and Lebua at State Tower in Bangkok, two luxury hotels in India (lebua at Lucknow Lucknow) and Lebua Corbett) and luxury hotels in New Zealand (Lake Okareka Lodge by lebua).
Dome at lebua is a stunning collection of iconic restaurants on the rooftop of Lotus Hotel Bangkok, with breathtaking views and outstanding cocktails and food that attract gourmets from all over the world: Sirocco, Breeze and 2 Michelin stars. Mezzaluna, Sky Bar, Fute, Alfresco 64, Lotus 3, Pink, Chef’s Table.
Source: Lotus Hotels & Resorts