Destination Sport Experiences partners with Marathon Tours & Travel

Sports travel experts Destination Sport Experiences have announced that they have joined forces with international running travel specialists Marathon Tours & Travel, adding even more global running events and opportunities to their schedule.

Destination Sport Experiences, which offers bespoke travel packages for some of the “biggest and best” sporting events in the world, is expanding globally with Marathon Tours & Travel (MTT), which has 43 years of experience as the industry leader in destination marathon travel for runners and their supporters.

With this expansion, Destination Sport Experiences’ running portfolio is now set to expand by adding over 35 additional races to its schedule, including the Antarctica Marathon and Patagonia Running Festival Marathon, and will be rebranded Marathon Tours & Travel. As part of this development, the group’s combined offices operating in Manchester, Australia, and Boston will see an expected 50% increase in headcount to handle the new range.

Brendan Fox, Managing Director of DSE, said, “Marathon Tours & Travel is by far the best travel company in the mass participation market. Thom, Jeff Adams and the fantastic MTT team have built an incredible brand. Our exciting new partnership will help other runners, cyclists and triathletes get to more events around the world, providing them with the high quality service that MTT customers have come to expect over all these decades.

Founder of Marathon Tours & Travel, Thom Gilligan, said: “This is an exciting time not only for Marathon Tours & Travel, but also for the thousands of global customers we serve daily by traveling and running, as well as by through our Seven Continents Club®, the only frequent club. travel club for participants in endurance events. We now have the opportunity to help even more riders and their fellow travelers achieve their adventure travel goals, while continuing to deliver exceptional experiences at great value.