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Greek Tourism Ministry to Boost International Promotion for Athens Marathon

The Greek Tourism Ministry has plans to boost international promotion for the Athens Marathon and also showcase Greece as a destination through the major running event.

Spotlight on Athens Marathon #iAMAuthentic this Weekend

Everything is ready for the 38th Athens Marathon. The Authentic, which kicks off for the first time this weekend after the outbreak of Covid-19.

Sports Tourism in Spotlight at ‘Front Runners 3.0’ Web Conference

The benefits of sports tourism in Greece was among the topics discussed at the “Front Runners in Sports Management 3.0” web conference.

World-class Speakers from the Sports Industry Announced for ‘Front Runners 3.0’ Webinar

Leading sports industry professionals from Greece and abroad will “meet” at the upcoming “Front Runners in Sports Management 3.0” web conference scheduled for January 21-23.

Athens Marathon. The Authentic 2020 – Virtual

The 38th 'Athens Marathon. The Authentic' goes virtual during 8-29 November, 2020, a special format due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Special Virtual Athens Marathon 2020 Announced for November

Following the cancellation of this year's "Athens Marathon. The Authentic", organizers have decided to hold a virtual edition of the event during November 8-22.

SEGAS Moves Athens Half Marathon 2020 to September

The Athens Half Marathon 2020 event has been rescheduled to take place on Sunday, September 20, in the Greek capital.

Athens Marathon. The Authentic 2019

The Athens Marathon. The Authentic will celebrate its 37th edition, on November 10, aiming to turn this year's event into a milestone for the years to come.

Bond Events Clinches Silver Tourism Award for 2019

Greek VIP and business event planner Bond Events has been honored with the silver award at the Tourism Awards 2019 event, which was recently held in Athens.

IAAF Honors ‘Athens Marathon’ with World Athletics Heritage Plaque

The “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” event has been honored with the World Athletics Heritage Plaque by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

Athens Half Marathon to Mark the Launch of Sports Events in Greece for 2019 

The 8th Athens Half Marathon, which this year takes place on March 17, can serve as the spring launch event of all sporting events in Greece, according to the organizers.

Athens Mayor Honored for Supporting City’s Marathon Events

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis was honored for contributing to the establishment of Athens' Marathon and Half Marathon as leading international sports events.

Athens Half Marathon 2019 to Welcome Over 25,000 Runners in March

More than 25,000 professional and amateur athletes are expected to participate in the Athens Half Marathon 2019, scheduled to be held on March 17 in the Greek capital.

‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’: A Party Like No Other

The 36th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" brought over 55,000 runners to the Greek capital, in a celebration of sports, support and willpower.

Athens Marathon. The Authentic 2018

The Athens Marathon. The Authentic will celebrate its 36th edition, on November 11, 2018 aiming to turn this year's event into a milestone for the years to come.

Athens Gains Ground as Leisure Destination

Athens has seen the number of foreign vacationers increase by 111 percent between 2012-2017, according to data released by GBR Consulting.

Athens’ Occupancy Rates See Slight Increase Despite Sharp Rise in Airport Arrivals

Despite a sharp rise in tourist arrivals at Athens Airport during the first seven months of 2018, occupancy rates in Athens’ hotels only slightly increased by 3.6 percent.

Athens Marathon Takes Home Four Honors at ‘Events Awards 2018’

“Athens Marathon. The Authentic”, a significant sports event held annually in Athens, received four honors for excellence at the Events Awards 2018.

Countdown to Athens Half Marathon 2018

It’s the final countdown ahead of the 7th Athens Half Marathon on March 18, with a record number of participants set to make it the largest sporting event in spring.

Athens Mayor Honored for Supporting “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis was honored for contributing to the establishment of “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” as a leading international sports event.
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