Despite global enthusiasm for the sport now with the Olympics being the topic of all conversation, Club Bentota is taking the spirit of Beach Volleyball to a notch higher by playing host for the 6th Travel Trade Sports Club – Beach Volleyball Championships. After a six year lull, The Mount Lavinia Hotel Group took the initiative to revive the Championships this weekend, with a whopping team participation of over 24 teams from many sectors of the travel trade.
Arguably the home of beach volleyball today, walking the beach on any given time at Club Bentota, you will see all levels and all ages engaging in recreational 6-man games. Chintaka Daluwatte of the MLHG, states, “The sport has become as ingrained in the Club Bentota lifestyle as the home for exciting water sports, or watching the sunset, therefore it was naturally evident that we take on the initiative to revive this, and indeed there was great enthusiasm.”
The venue for the championship to be held on 11th August will be at Club Bentota formerly known formerly as Club Robinson. The all inclusive property surfaces a complete adventure holiday resort with a secluded and, breathtaking beach front to compliment the already luscious property. The property is 100% owned and a subsidiary of the MLHG(Mount Lavinia Hotel Group). This premier all inclusive hotel is located in a 15 acre palm fringed peninsula referred to as Paradise Island in beautiful Bentota.
24 teams from the hotel/aviation/leisure and hospitality sectors will vie for the “CUP”, “PLATE”, and the “BOWL”. To name a few teams that will participate are: SriLankan Airlines, Bentota Beach Hotel, Lanka Princess, Eden Hotel and Spa, Jetwing Blue, Jetwing Beach, Heritance Ahungalle, Amaya Hills, Club Bentota.
The special awards on offer are “THE MOST OUTSTANDING PLAYER”, “MOST PROMISING PLAYER”, and the MOST UP AND COMING PLAYER, etc.
All teams that are still interested please send in entries which will be open till noon, Friday 10th August 2012. Or Please call Chintaka or Tyronne on 2852128, or 0779311150.
Travel Trade Sports Club(TTSC) – the leading sports club representing the travel industry in Sri Lanka. The Travel Trade Sports Club hosts various sporting and recreational events for the members of the travel and leisure industry in Sri Lanka, encouraging all partners to actively participate in a range of events – netball, cricket, volleyball, football, badminton, bowling, beach rugby, beach soccer and motor rallying among others. To get more information on the club log onto www.ttsc.lk