VLCC establishes its 6th advanced Slimming, Beauty & Fitness Center offering cutting-edge weight-management and beauty solutions

About VLCC Group:

VLCC is a leading company specializing in scientific weight management solutions, skin and haircare treatments, beauty services and personal care. Established in 1989, the company has now evolved to 310 locations spread out across 121 cities in 16 countries around the world. To date, VLCC is backed by a workforce of around 6,000 employees–experienced specialists like medical doctors, nutritionists, cosmetologists and physiotherapists–who are dedicated to serve the company’s more than 10 million satisfied customers. The company is widely recognised for its scientific weight loss solutions and its therapeutic approach to beauty treatments.


Dubai, May 10, 2016: The premier Wellness brand, VLCC unveiled another path-breaking initiative in the weight management and wellness domain in the GCC region today with the launch of its latest ultra hi-tech Slimming, Beauty & Fitness Center at Nad Al Hammar in Dubai, which will offer the entire bouquet of beauty, wellness and preventive healthcare services under one roof.With the opening of this center, VLCC now has a presence of six wellness centers in Dubai, 11 in the UAE and 20 across the GCC region, in addition to the 230 other centers in Kenya, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Malaysia.

Equipped with the latest US-FDA and European-CE standard compliant appliances and trained staff, VLCC’s facility at Nad Al Hamar will offer the very latest in scientific weight management programs along with revolutionary skin, dermal cosmetology and hair care treatments as well as regular beauty services to improve the overall Wellness Quotient of both its male and female customers.

VLCC Center

Vandana Luthra, Founder and Vice Chairperson, VLCC Group inaugurated the VLCC centre at a glittering ceremony yesterday (May 10th, 2016). The function was also attended by fashion entrepreneurs, top UAE fashion and beauty bloggers led by the leading architect and fashion entrepreneur, Ms. Shahd Al Jumaily.

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The PR and Marketing Communication company CommuniGate invited me for the launching and opening of VLCC.

CommuniGate Middle East, a full-service integrated Public Relations (PR) agency based in Dubai, UAE with a wide network of offices and affiliates located across the GCC, Arabian Gulf, Levant, Egypt and North Africa. The PR agency offers marketing communications & event management consultancy services that provide your businesses with creative marketing and  communication solutions ably implemented by a team of highly-experienced professionals. CommuniGate Middle East takes pride in showcasing its strengths in branding and marketing to come up with highly effective strategies that result in increased awareness and unique corporate identities.

The catering was done by Radisson Blu located in the Deira Creek area of Dubai. Guests can choose from 9 on-site dining venues, including a confectionery and a 24-hour international restaurant offering a variety of themed buffets. From authentic Japanese, Chinese, Persian cuisine to fresh seafood and confections, the wealth of choices at our on-site restaurants in Dubai promise to satisfy any taste.The catering was done by Radisson Blu located in the Deira Creek area of Dubai. Guests can choose from 9 on-site dining venues, including a confectionery and a 24-hour international restaurant offering a variety of themed buffets. From authentic Japanese, Chinese, Persian cuisine to fresh seafood and confections, the wealth of choices at our on-site restaurants in Dubai promise to satisfy any taste.


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Vandana Luthra is the founder of VLCC Health Care Ltd., one of the Middle East region’s leading health and wellness provider specializing in scientific weight management solutions, skin and hair care treatments, beauty services and personal care. Vandana established VLCC in 1989 as a Transformation Center in Safdarjung Development Area in New Delhi, India. It has now evolved to a business that operates across 16 countries including India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and Kenya.

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Mrs.Vandana Luthra, Founder of VLCC

Speaking on the occasion, Founder & Vice Chairperson of VLCC, Mrs. Vandana Luthra said, “It is our ambition that going forward with the unmatched standards in slimming, beauty and fitness services that will be offered at this center, will play a key role in making VLCC emerge as a benchmark in the preventive healthcare and wellness domain in the UAE – something the people of Dubai and UAE could take pride in.”

Mrs. Luthra also expressed her and VLCC’s keenness to work closely with the Dubai Health Authority in tackling the issue of obesity, which has emerged as one of the major challenges confronting the global healthcare system at the moment, including that of the UAE. “As a conscientious corporate citizen and a leading player in the preventive health-care domain, of which the wellness sector is an integral part, VLCC has always seen itself as a custodian of people’s health and wellbeing, and been acutely aware of the tremendous responsibilities that go with it,” Mrs. Luthra said.

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Mrs.Vandana Luthra’s Speech

Obesity is a major adult risk factor in the UAE, and the GCC region at large. The World Health Organization (WHO) says obesity may cause cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases and many types of cancer and cardiovascular diseases.

Elaborating on VLCC’s future plans for the UAE, Mrs. Luthra said VLCC is exploring the possibility of setting up its first VLCC Institute of Beauty & Nutrition in the country in the next 12 months so that more youth could take advantage of the skill development opportunities provided by the institute, which will enable them to find suitable jobs as also enable them to become self-employed in the fast growing beauty and wellness services industry. “Given that the beauty and wellness sector has traditionally employed more women than men, focusing on skill development in this arena will also contribute to making women become self-reliant,” Mrs. Luthra pointed out.

Mrs. Luthra also shared that VLCC recently launched BelleWave, its premium Swiss line of professional skincare treatments and home-care products in the UAE and further plan to expand the distribution coverage of its VLCC Natural Sciences™ range of personal care products in the country. “I hope that VLCC’s growing presence in the UAE will further contribute in some humble way to strengthening the bilateral business relationship between India and the UAE,” Mrs. Luthra added.

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Mrs. Luthra lastly said Ladies & Gentlemen, We are very hopeful that with your good wishes and support, VLCC, in the days ahead, will continue to play a catalytic role in transforming the Wellness domain in the UAE and enable millions of people across the economic value chain to meet their preventive healthcare needs.
Before I conclude, I would like to reiterate once again our deep commitment to Dubai and the UAE and assure you that VLCC is here to stay for the long haul.
Thank you for coming today, and wishing all of you long, happy, and healthy lives.
May Allah bless us all!

Thank you VLCC for the lovely Kit.

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