Aiming to promote the sports tourism events that run in the Cyclades and the Dodecanese, the South Aegean Region will participate in the ERGO Marathon Expo 2018, to be held during November 8-10 in the Greek capital, in parallel with the “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”.
Participating in the expo for the fourth consecutive year with a stand, the Region will provide visitors and athletes with information on the running and other sports events taking place on the Aegean islands, in its effort to promote special experiences and alternative forms of tourism.
“We support sports events, which we combine with tourism and culture activities, aiming to promote the unique experiences offered in the South Aegean,” said South Aegean Vice Governor for Tourism, Sports and Culture Marietta Papavisiliou.
“Sports events constitute an incentive for the increase of travel and promote the destinations throughout the tourism market,” she added.
Papavasiliou also underlined that the South Aegean Region supports the sports events held throughout the year in order to extend the tourism season and attract special interest groups and individuals to the Cyclades and the Dodecanese islands.
The events to be presented during the ERGO Marathon Expo 2018 include the International Rhodes Marathon, Santorini Experience, Paros Triathlon, Mini Park Aquathlon, Omirios Half-Marathon, Ios Adventure, Kimolos Trail, Folegandros Sunset Trail, Andros Trail Race, Kythnos Challenge, Tinos Challenge, Antiparos en Plo, Kos City Run, Syros Run, Dellagrazia Run, Syros City Trail, Mykonos Run, Tinos Running Experience, Amorgos Trail Challenge and Serifos Sunset Race.