Luxury travel and lifestyle accessories from TUMI
The leading international brand of luxury travel, business, and lifestyle accessories – TUMI held a celebratory cocktail to announce the launch of the Brand along with the 1st boutique in India at The Collection, UB City, Bangalore
The store launch saw the crème de la crème of Bengaluru descend upon the Collection to experience a true luxury experience over whiskey, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Genesis Luxury MD Sanjay Kapoor, introduced CEO, TUMI Jerome Griffith who interacted with the guests of the city and shared the exclusivity of their brand. Besides meeting Jerome Griffith, guests were seen admiring some of TUMI’s iconic luggage collection display in seasonal colours and prints. Socialites and VIP customers joined media and business associates for the preview of the 2011 Spring Summer Collection of extensive luggage, small leather goods, sunglasses and soft accessories.
Speaking on the occasion, Sanjay Kapoor, MD - Genesis Luxury said: "We are happy to add Tumi, the world leader in luggage and travel accessories, to our portfolio of brands at Genesis Luxury and are very excited to be opening the first store in Bangalore at UB City. We feel Bangalore is an evolved market and people here do appreciate the finer things in life." In attendance were Dia Bhandary, Bharka Mathani, Waseem Khan, Harathi reddy, Pollyana Patel, Sumalatha and others.
Extending over 900 square feet, is the brand’s first freestanding location in India. This unique space reflects the global design store concept, echoing the sensibility of the TUMI. "Tumi is very excited to be opening its first store in India in the Garden City of Bangalore says Jerome Griffith, CEO TUMI, this fast growing city brings many opportunities to all who live and work here." Since its founding in 1975, Tumi has become the brand of choice for the world’s most discerning business professionals, influential thought leaders, sports and entertainment celebrities, and demanding travelers.
The brand is sold in over 125 Tumi stores from New York to Paris and London to Tokyo, as well as the world’s top department and specialty stores in over 40 countries. Tumi’s success can be traced to its continual focus on its founding principles of design excellence, functional superiority, technical innovation, best in class quality and outstanding service.