Navarino Challenge, a leading sports tourism event held annually in Messinia, Greece, has been honored with the silver award in the “Best in Wellness” category at the prestigious International Travel & Tourism Awards 2019.
Held for a second consecutive year on the sidelines of World Travel Market (WTM) London 2019, the awards recognizes outstanding private sector companies, tourism organizations, individuals and events.
This is the first time that a Greek sports tourism event is awarded at WTM London.
“This significant award further strengthens Greece’s position as a country of unique natural wealth and also serves as a great incentive for continuing our efforts in promoting Messinia as a top tourism destination,” said Active Media Group Chief Executive Officer Akis Tsolis.
This year’s Navarino Challenge was held during October 11-13 with the participation of over 2,700 Athletes from 40 countries, who competed in running, open water swimming and sea kayaking among many other sports events.