As a way to boost occupancy, Lebua hotels is going to acquire private jets in order to transport VIP travelers from Bangkok to its hotels in India. The brand's foray into the Indian market hasn't gone so smoothly. "[T]he revenue per available room has declined by almost 19% in India. The growth here is very sluggish. But things should look up in a year with elections round the corner," said CEO Deepak Ohri.

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