Everything's ready for the "Patmos Revelation" sports tourism event, which will take place on the sacred island between June 30 - July 2, 2017. The main purpose of the Municipality of Patmos, in cooperation with The Region of South Aegean is the attraction of more alternative tourists who will participate in the event and become acquainted with the significant history of the island!
Few days are left for "Patmos Revelation", the event which is now under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organization, and registrations continue with a lot of participations from Greece and abroad. Registrations through the official page of the event will continue on a regular basis, while racing kits from all participants will be received on Thursday (29/6), Friday (30/6) and Saturday (1/7) from 09:00 -21.00, at Patmos Cultural Center, "PATMION". In the following link you may register at the event: http://activemedia.com.gr/product/patmos-revelation/
The program of "Patmos Revelation" includes Kids' Athletics by the Olympic and World Champion, Periklis Iakovakis on Friday (30/6) at 09:00 at the football stadium of Patmos.
On Saturday (1/7), at 11:00 in the morning, the open water swimming race will be held at Grikos bay (1 mile/1.6km swimming route). The safety of athletes will be taken care of by Katerini's Lifeguard School, Lifeguard Patrol.
On Sunday (2/7), morning, running races will be held having Skala as the starting point. The 15km route starts at 08:15am, the 5km route starts at 09:00am while the 1km route for children starts at 10:55am at the seaside of Skala.
The Greek national open water swimming team will be present at the swimming race, headed by the European champion, Antonis Fokaidis.
You may see the detailed schedule of the event at the following link: http://www.patmos-revelation.gr/en/schedule.html
The event has ensured special ferry routes through Blue Star Ferries to facilitate the audience and offer them direct access to the "sacred" island of the Dodecanese. All those attending "Patmos Revelation" will be able to travel with the safely and comfort of the top Greek shipping company. With an additional ferry route on Thursday (29/6) at 15:00, aiming to provide the best possible service, Blue Star Ferries offers a 50% discount on ferry tickets to the participant athletes, as well as a 30% discount to their escorts/family members and their vehicles to those wishing to visit the event and the island between June 26 to July 6.
At the same time, another great shipping company, Dodekanisos Seaways, will stand next to the event, offering a 30% discount to participants. With routes from and to Leros, Kalymnos and Samos, the company will enhance the tourist traffic of the island of Patmos.
Patmos Aktis Suites & Spa is an official supporter of the event. The 5-star hotel of "Divine Hotels" Group, is located at Grikos bay and is always ready to provide high quality hosting services to the participants and visitors of the island. In addition, the AB Vassilopoulos supermarket chain will support "Patmos Revelation" by offering products to participants and volunteers, while "Vikos" will offer the opportunity to all athletes participating in the event to quench their thirst with the natural mineral water "Vikos" that contributes to the good functioning of the body during sports.
The event has also taken care of the accommodation services for those participating in "Patmos Revelation". Attractive packages for 4 days (3 nights) are offered with transport and accommodation for 2 people, starting at 260€.
VitaNTravel, as the official travel agent of the event, will take care and assist all athletes and escorts with information about the ferry routes, ferry tickets, car rentals and accommodation in the island. For more information visit: http://vitantravel.gr/home/
The event will be supported by the following hospitality sponsors: Patmos Aktis Suites & Spa, Allotina Houses, Skala Hotel Patmos, Onar, Chris Hotel, Alykes Studios, Porto Scoutari, Stefanos Katsaros Studios, Hotel Athina, Hotel Rodon, Villa Zacharo, Grikos Hotel, Hotel Effie.
In the following link you may watch Patmos Revelation 2017 teaser video: https://youtu.be/DgEFoQdddbg
Official Sponsors: Blue Star Ferries, "Vikos" Natural Mineral Water
Official Supporters: Patmos Aktis Suites & Spa, Sixt rent a car, ΑΒ Vassilopoulos, Dodekanisos Seaways, 1001 flights
Assisted by: SEGAS, IAAF Kids Athletics, T & G Patmos Rentals, Lifeguard Patrol
Hospitality Sponsors: Patmos Aktis Suites & Spa, Allotina Houses, Skala Hotel Patmos, Onar, Chris Hotel, Alykes Studios, Porto Scoutari, Stefanos Katsaros Studios, Hotel Athina, Hotel Rodon, Villa Zacharo, Grikos Hotel, Hotel Effie
Official Travel Agent: VitaNTravel
Strategic TV Partner: National Geographic