InterContinental Lagos kicked off the World Cup in style with the launch of its new bar and grill outlet, Ariya Terrace.
In celebration of the football competition, the new spot offered guests a taste of Brazil with festive food and drink menus, samba dancers with Nigerian DJ talent, DJ Obi on the turntables.
Ariya, which means ‘enjoyment’ or ‘fun’ in the Yoruba dialect of Nigeria, aims to give all guests seeking fun, a great time. The venue features an outdoor terrace which sits on the 5th floor of the hotel – offering a view of the city, giving guests a view of the proposed Eko Atlantic City and the Atlantic ocean.
The venue will play host to a variety of ex-footballers, sport analysts who will be on site to offer expert punditry during key matches with ex-international football star – Julius Aghahowa leading the way on the night of the launch.
According to Krishna Kumar – the Sales and Marketing Director, InterContinental Lagos, “Ariya Terrace is a new and exciting opening for us and just in time for the World Cup. Lagos is a city of football lovers and we are honoured to be bringing the game to them in a stylish and luxurious setting during the entirety of the World Cup“
Guests who attended the launch included musicians and presenters – Lynxxx, Zainab Balogun, Ill Rhymz, Nedu, Blink, Praiz and more.