The promoter of Evolution Lifestyle Homes, Naresh Jain’s Influence Lifestyle Stores launched a luxury spa under the brand name—Influence in Chennai recently. The company plans to extend Influence to four more cities including Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Delhi and Mumbai by 2011.
Commenting on the launch Varsha Jain, managing director, Influence Lifestyle Stores said, “With a total investment of around Rs 20 million Influence spa is yet another initiative to bring luxury and indulgence to Chennai. Most of the equipment is imported from Italy and the products are from Thalgo, France.”
Sprawled across 5000 square feet, the spa has been designed keeping in mind a contemporary and western approach to spa therapy. The spa’s staff has been brought in from Bali and has undergone training from international consultants. The services include the Vichy Shower massage, Chroma hydro thermal therapy, a technique from ancient Egypt, Rose and Wine delight; beauty and skin treatments, such as the Luxury Gold facial and gold body scrub, Thai yoga massage, Swedish massage and Balinese massage and special couple therapy packages.
Further, the store will also house a fine dining restaurant and a boutique retailing designer wear from a gamut of India’s leading designers. Influence spa services will start from the price range of Rs 2,000 onwards.
Meanwhile, the company plans an investment of Rs 80 million on the Influence brand in Chennai.
— Akansha Srivastava