July 03 (THEWILL) – Sports tourism in Nigeria is set to get a boost, as The Tropicana Beach Resort Campaign introduces a new sport to its ecosystem, known as the Corporate Beach Olympics.
The award-winning, African-themed resort, located in the village of Ikegun on the outskirts of Ibeju Lekki, Lagos and founded by Otunba Wanle Akinboboye, is renowned for its unique and bespoke tourism offerings, which are often a mix colorful of traditional African elements with an elegant modern fusion.
Speaking on the new offering, the resort’s group general manager, Abidemi Adeboye, said it was part of the resort management’s commitment to continue to deepen and refresh its offerings and the experience. of their customers and visitors, who look forward to reaping fresh offers with each visit.
He pointed out that the new package has been designed in partnership with Mastersports International Limited, renowned for its expertise and experience in organizing such large-scale events. He added that the sports leisure event, which is planned as a fun and exciting month-long event, from October 1 to 31, aims to bring together business leaders from different sectors of the economy, both in the both private and public companies, together to compete in 14 unique beach sports.
Adeboye further revealed that the objectives of this new venture, among others, are to create platforms for bonding, teamwork, networking and interactions, games and relaxation, as well as learn new skills and philosophies while deepening their experiences both on land and on land. the water.
Ahead of the main event, Adeboye also hinted that select business executives would be formally invited based on their ranking and personal recognition, to a special two-day event that would serve as an introduction to the October launch. Some of the sporting events planned for them include beach soccer, volleyball, badminton, kayaking, table tennis, sea swimming, polo, tug of war, snooker/billiards, fishing, catapulting, karaoke and tennis.
Adeboye also mentioned that they have partnered with Mastersports International Limited so that together they will use the competition and their extensive network to bridge the gap between the corporate world and the sports world. Companies must register their interest in participating, in order to be registered for the event through various channels of the station and partner agencies, as well as the official website, where they will be allowed to clearly indicate their business activities. interest.
Interested businesses that join will also have sponsorship opportunities that will give them a platform to showcase their products and services during the month-long outing.