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Press Releases from Creta Maris Beach Resort (34 total)

Creta Maris Green Team in action

Tree Preservation & Guests’ Information on Cretan Flora In the context of Creta Maris Beach Resort’s Social Responsibility Program, on Tuesday, 23rd of July, the resort organized the “Tree Preservation Day,” while it also offered to its guests Information on Cretan Flora. The Green Team of Creta Maris Beach Resort, consisting of volunteer-employees and volunteers-guests proceeded with whitewashing* tree trunks and plants’ caring in the premises of the

4 Great Distinctions for Creta Maris Beach Resort

The favorite hotel of thousands of tourists according to Hotels.com, Jet2Holidays, Apollo & Holidaycheck! Creta Maris Beach Resort had the pleasure to be awarded for another year in a row, by the leading tour operators Jet2Holidays and Apollo Travel and by two popular online travel websites Holidaycheck & Hotels.com for the excellent services it offers, that emphasize on the local way life. Specifically, Creta Maris received the “Quality Award 2018” by

Metaxa Hospitality Group at the forefront of the “Blue Flag Mediterranean Week …

Cleaning of two beaches in Crete and one in Santorini! 100 volunteers - employees of Metaxa Hospitality Group, along with volunteers-guests of the Group's hotels, participated in the annual voluntary cleaning of the beach in front of the three hotels, in the first week of July. In particular, the volunteer-employees and volunteers-guests of Creta Maris Beach Resort cleaned the awarded with the voluntary eco-label “Blue Flag” Kastri / Creta Maris beach

“Donate blood, save lives” Creta Maris organized Blood Donation Day for 27th …

In the context of Creta Maris Beach Resort’s Social Responsibility Program, on Wednesday, June 26th, 2019, the annual Blood Donation Day was organized for 27th consecutive year. With strong will to offer and a big smile, many employees and members of resort’s management team have expressed their interest to participate in Blood Donation Day. Forty (40) of them received the final approval of the responsible physician and participated in the annual

Creta Maris Beach Resort celebrates Biodiversity by holding special activities

Guided tour in the resort’s gardens, Information on the resort’s participation in Stray Animals’ Program, Traditional Sheep Shearing and Cheese-MakingOn the occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity, Creta Maris Beach Resort’ Green Team organized a series of events during the last week of May, aiming to inform the resort’s guests about Creta Maris’ multi-level initiatives on environmental protection and the "We do local" standard. The Biodiversity Week began with

Creta Maris Beach Resort launches its brand-new Waterpark

A 4,000 sq.m Aquatic Paradise full of Fun and Adventure waiting to be discovered! Creta Maris Beach Resort welcomes this summer with its brand-new Waterpark, an ultimate experience for the whole family in absolute safety. Aiming the continuous improvement of the accommodation services and the enrichment of the existing activities for the whole family, Creta Maris has created an ultramodern waterpark of 4,000 sq.m., where the resort’s guests

Two major awards for Creta Maris Beach Resort: “TUI Top Quality 2019” & “T …

Creta Maris Beach Resort received two great distinctions, the “TUI Top Quality 2019” and “TUI Family Champion 2019” awards, from the world’s leading tourism group TUI! Specifically, “TUI Family Champion 2019” is awarded to TUI's best family hotels, and “TUI Top Quality 2019” rewards the overall holidays’ experience enjoyed by the guests while staying at the hotel. The guests of the resort, distinguished Creta Maris for the provision

Official Opening of Creta Maris Beach Resort

On Friday 19th of April, Creta Maris Beach Resort opened its doors for the 2019 tourism season, while having its traditional blessing by the Father of Hersonissos parish, in the presence of the Authorities of Hersonissos. Having a traditional blessing ceremony of the resort’s areas, Creta Maris Beach Resort opened its doors and officially welcomed its guests, with the presence of the President and CEO of Metaxa Hospitality Group, Mr. Andreas

Distinguished Russian Cosmonauts at Creta Maris

Conclusion of an Agreement between Aegeo Spas Leading Spa Management Solutions and the Aerospace Medical Center of Russia On April 15th, Creta Maris Beach Resort had the pleasure and honor to host at its premises two distinguished Russian cosmonauts, Anton Skaplerov and Sergey Prokopiev, as well as the representative of the Aerospace Medical Center of Russia, Dr. Mikhail Potapov. At the Apollo Hall of Creta Maris Beach Resort, the cosmonauts attended

Solidarity in action by Creta Maris Beach Resort!

Supporting 15 organizations, by offering food, linen and electrical appliances Operating by focusing on people and strengthening the local community, Creta Maris Beach Resort actively supported 15 organizations/ bodies in Crete and offered food, bottle caps, linen and other equipment. More specifically, the resort: - Contributed to the purchase of equipment and two lifts for disabled people for the monastery of Panagia Gouverniotissa. - With the contribution of its guests and employees

Creta Maris Beach Resort’s exercise for emergency preparedness

On Thursday October 4th, 2018, for seventh consecutive year, Creta Maris Beach Resort successfully conducted its annual exercise "Crisis Management as a result of a natural phenomenon" in its facilities. Having as a first priority the prevention, the timely preparation and the safety of the hotel’s employees and guests in case of an extraordinary natural phenomenon, this year's exercise scenario included the implementation of the "Crisis Management Policy" in case of

Live Like a Cretan in Creta Maris Beach Resort

Creta Maris’ guests got introduced to traditional Harvest and “Opsigias”, while they also learned the secrets of Cretan cuisine by making “Soutzoukia” Having at the core of its philosophy the emergence of the Cretan way of life, culture and traditions of our country, Creta Maris Beach Resort organized two special events in August thus offering to its guests the chance to experience the authentic Crete. This first event included an interactive

Creta Maris Beach Resort: Materializing the Promises!

5th Sustainability Report focusing on the Environment, People and Society Creta Maris Beach Resort has published its 5th Sustainability Report, aiming at the presentation and awareness of all parties involved in the areas of sustainability, i.e. environmental protection, contribution to the local community and generally to the people. The sustainability program of Creta Maris Beach Resort is one of the main pillars of the hotel's operation and includes a series of

Everything one has to know about Creta Maris and Crete on the brand-new blog.cre …

For an authentic holidays’ experience on Crete #AuthenticXperience With the aim to provide the best possible information of Crete and the authentic holidays’ experience that it offers, Creta Maris Beach Resort created the brand-new blog.cretamaris.gr, which is now available to both hotel guests and the public. Specifically, blog.cretamaris.gr was created so everyone could be informed about Crete and all the experiences that the island has to offer as a tourist destination, but

Creta Maris Beach Resort guests introduced to Cretan customs and tradition

Traditional Harvest in Creta Maris Beach Resort, in the context of “We do local“ activities and the resort’s participation in “TUI Care Foundation and Futouris eV” program On Saturday August 4th, a “Traditional Harvest” day was held in Creta Maris Beach Resort, for 6th consecutive year, in the context of the “We do local“ activities that the resort organizes as well as its participation in “TUI Care Foundation and Futouris eV”

Creta Maris Beach Resort stood out among 610 hotels in Crete

Creta Maris Beach Resort located in Hersonissos, Crete, stood out among 610 hotels of Eastern Crete, by winning the "Outstanding Package Performing" award! This distinction, which comes from Expedia.com, proves once again that despite the difficult economic and political circumstances in Greece, Creta Maris Beach Resort continues to impress its partners and guests, promoting worthily the island of Crete. The “Outstanding Package Performing” award was the result of Creta Maris' well-organized

NEW Website for Creta Maris Beach Resort

The new website of Creta Maris Beach Resort, www.cretamaris.gr is already on air, offering to the user a renewed and fully integrated navigation experience, with modern appearance and rich content. More specifically, in the context of upgrading its online corporate image, Creta Maris Beach Resort implemented a complete redesign of its website www.cretamaris.gr, aiming to offer to the users an even easier navigation and the possibility to fully enjoy the

Evacuation drill and lecture by Professor Lekkas at Creta Maris Beach Resort

On Friday September 29th, 2017, for sixth consecutive year, Creta Maris Beach Resort conducted its annual evacuation drill of its facilities in cooperation with local authorities, together with a lecture by Professor Lekkas. This year’s exercise scenario included an earthquake, with a subsequence explosion from gas leak and fire breakout in multiple areas of the resort, as well as a collapse of the staircase with the existence of injured people and

Creta Maris Beach Resort: 3000 guest reviews!

During the past five years, 3000 guests of Creta Maris Beach Resort shared their holidays’ experience and their valuable opinion through their reviews in the travel website TripAdvisor. The resort celebrated this distinction by organizing a special foam party, showing this way its gratitude to the guests! Although there is not so far, an official award to be given to enterprises for the acquisition of 3000 reviews, nevertheless, the value of

Traditional Harvest in Creta Maris Beach Resort

On Friday September 8th, a “Traditional Harvest” day was held in Creta Maris Beach Resort. This year, the action was part of the events organized by the resort, in the context of its operation as a certified member of "We do local" and its participation in the project “TUI Care Foundation, FUTOURIS Project: Crete, First steps towards a sustainable food destination 2017-2019”. The ritual began by collecting the grapes from the

Kastri/ Creta Maris beach: A Sustainable Beach of the Mediterranean

On Friday, September 1st, Creta Maris Beach Resort proceeded to voluntary cleaning of the coast, on the occasion of the certification of the Kastri / Creta Maris beach as a Sustainable Beach of the Mediterranean by Costa Nostrum - Sustainable Beaches program. The cleaning of the coast began from the Church of Agia Paraskevi and ended up on the beach of the resort, with a remarkable voluntary participation of guests and

“Sykopitarides” making at Creta Maris Beach Resort

On Saturday, August 26th, as a certified member of "We do local", Creta Maris Beach Resort organized another quality local action with substance, by presenting to its guests one of the most traditional Cretan recipes of the summer, the "Sykitapitarides" making. The action took place on the premises of the hotel, where visitors and staff members learned how to perform the recipe. Guests and employees gathered in the resort’s gardens, where

Creta Maris Beach Resort SUPPORTS the vulnerable social groups

In the context of Creta Maris Beach Resort’s environmentally friendly operation, its sensitivity to social issues, and with the aim of becoming a zero-waste resort, Creta Maris announced its participation in the recycling program "Green Soap" of the organization "Clean Hands". More specifically, by participating in the program "Green Soap", the resort collects all the soaps that are no longer suitable for use, recycles them, and provides the new recycled soaps

Creta Maris Beach Resort’s Employees: The key of its success

Creta Maris Beach Resort had the pleasure to be awarded with the «Quality Award 2016», in “Staff Service” category, by its guests, via the tour operator Jet2holidays. An award for the excellent service that the guests received from the resort’s staff! This important achievement, is based on high satisfaction scores and great feedback from Jet2holidays customer survey. In this survey, people rated Creta Maris’ staff service as the best in class

Αn interactive confectionery class in Creta Maris Beach Resort

On Friday, July 21st, Creta Maris Beach Resort organized an interactive confectionery class on fig spoon sweet preparation, in the context of the resort’s operation according to the “We do local” standard. The interactive confectionery class started from the resort’s garden, where the guests, were informed about the importance of the fig in the diet of the Mediterranean people from the ancient times. The guests collected figs, which then were transported

Care of the vineyard and Wine tasting at Creta Maris Beach Resort

On Wednesday July 12th, a dual action on the Cretan Vineyard was held in Creta Maris Beach Resort, in the context of its participation in “TUI Care Foundation, FUTOURIS Project: Crete, First steps towards a sustainable food destination 2017-2019”. The resort’s guests were introduced to the Creta Maris’ Vineyard, performed all the necessary seasonal works and then learned about the special characteristics of the Cretan wines during the Wine Tasting

“Platinum level GreenLeader” Award for Creta Maris Beach Resort

Creta Maris Beach Resort was proudly awarded as “Platinum level GreenLeader” by TripAdvisor! One of the most “green” and important distinctions of a particular value, that comes from the TripAdvisor® GreenLeaders™ program and confirms once again the resort’s high contribution to environmental protection while also highlighting its Sustainability Program! The main pillar of Creta Maris Beach Resort’s operation is its Sustainability Program. Based on this program, the resort carries out

Blood Donation Day in Creta Maris

"Give blood, save lives" was the message of the annual Blood Donation Day of Creta Maris Beach Resort, in which employees and the resort’s management team participated on Thursday, June 29th, 2017. The event was held under the auspices of Venizelio Pananeio - General Hospital of Heraklion, at Creta Maris Beach Resort with the participation of 80 employees. “Blood Donation Day” event is a way for Creta Maris Beach Resort

Certification process for Kastri/ Creta Maris beach to be included among the Sus …

Creta Maris Beach Resort and Costa Nostrum signed a cooperation agreement to certify the Kastri/ Creta Maris beach as a sustainable Costa Nostrum beach - Sustainable Beaches. In the context of the resort’s Sustainable operation and aiming to improve the quality of the tourism, protect the environment, increase the satisfaction of tourists, and promote the principles of sustainability, Creta Maris Beach Resort decided to begin the necessary process for the

Cine Creta Maris: An open-air cinema reopens in the center of Hersonissos

42 years ago, Creta Maris Beach Resort had launched “Cine Creta Maris”, the first open-air cinema in the center of Hersonissos, offering the most pleasant memories to local and international audience. On Thursday, 15th of June 2017, it reopens, enabling residents of the wider region and tourists to enjoy the best summer movies in a comfortable and delightful environment. Open-air cinema is a space that travels the mind and the soul,

Annual Beach Cleaning & May 1st Celebration in Creta Maris Beach Resort

On Monday 1st of May, Creta Maris Beach Resort organized its Annual Beach Cleaning, in the context of the environmental program “Clean Up the Med”, and celebrated the May 1st. On a nature’s day celebration and with a keen sense of environmental responsibility, Creta Maris Green Team -the environmental group of Creta Maris Beach Resort - has carried out the annual cleaning of Creta Maris / Kastri beach. During this

«Gold Customers Choice Award 2016»

Creta Maris Beach Resort was awarded once again with the “Gold Customers Choice Award 2016” by the Nordic tour operator Apollo Travel, during its annual event, which took place in the resort’s premises. In a particularly festive annual event, Apollo Travel team presented the developments, prospects and strategy that the tour operator will follow in the years to come. Moreover, during the event, the Nordic tour operator awarded all the

Creta Maris Beach Resort: Actions for the protection of environment and the prom …

On Friday 17th of October, 2016, Creta Maris Beach Resort celebrated its Travelife Gold recertification by organizing a dual action in favor of the environment and culture. During this action, tourists and staff members participated in an organized cycling, and visited the Lychnostatis folklore Museum, which was the destination point. The aim of this action was to increase the awareness about protection of the environment and the promotion of the

Evacuation Drill at Creta Maris Beach Resort’s facilities

On Monday 26th & Tuesday 27th of September, 2016, for fifth consecutive year, Creta Maris Beach Resort conducted its annual evacuation drill of its facilities, together with a lecture by Professor Lekkas. This year’s exercise scenario included an earthquake, with a subsequence explosion from gas leak and fire breakout in multiple areas of the resort, as well as a collapse of part of the internal walls with the existence of injured