Panchali Mahendra, a professional entrepreneur who has struck gold with her food and beverage (F&B) and hospitality ventures in Dubai over the last five years, is gearing up for a repeat success run with her newly launched spa business as well.
Solace, Mahendra’s new luxury home spa launched in Dubai last month, is drawing up an ambitious expansion plan which would see the venture entering Abu Dhabi and Riyadh in the initial phase, and several other cities in the region in later phases.
The expansion would also involve scaling up the business and offerings across Dubai over the next few months.
Solace will also go for a major hiring programme to add to its team of specialised Balinese therapists, besides additional staff for manning the existing and proposed centres.
“Solace has performed fantastically in the short period of one month in Dubai and this gives us the confidence to scale up our operations within and beyond Dubai in a big way,” Mahendra told Arabian Business.
“Outside Dubai, we are looking at Abu Dhabi and Riyadh in the initial phase. More cities in the region will be added to our expansion plan at later stages,” she revealed.
“Upcoming plans this year would also include scaling up the size and service offerings throughout the Dubai market. This is for meeting the growing demand, especially during the busy winter tourism season,” Mahendra, who is also the Dubai-based managing director of the Atelier House Hospitality added.
Solace offers an array of therapy options including deep tissue, head massage, Kansa massage, facial and feet massage.
Termed as ‘secret escapes’ from stress, the Spa offers couple treatments and separate male and female rejuvenation remedies, with qualified and authentic Balinese therapists curating personalised wellness programme to suit customers’ needs.
Panchali said Solace was also in discussions with companies and organisations in…