Passenger ferry company Minoan Lines is moving full speed ahead into the summer season picking up a number of awards on its way.
The leading passenger shipping company was awarded for a second time as Top Corporate Brand in Greece in 2016 in the “Transportation” category at the “Corporate Superbrands Greece 2016” awards held earlier in March at the Athens Concert Hall. “Corporate Superbrands Greece 2016” is part of an international/worldwide brand assessment organization “Superbrands”, which aims at identifying and paying tribute to the most exceptional companies operating in Greece in 39 sectors of the economy as the leading market brands in their field.
The Grimaldi Group company went on to collect four more awards at the 4th Tourism Awards 2017 held on March 21, at the Athenaeum InterContinental.
Minoan won two gold: for “Supporting Local Communities / Actions of Corporate Social Responsibility” and for “Online presence and Communication” – and and two silver awards for “Greek cuisine / Promotion of Local Cuisine” and for “Customer Services’’.
In its fourth year, the Tourism Awards rewarded the best practices of Greek companies and organizations in all sectors of travel, hospitality and leisure and applauded initiatives that encourage innovation and the quality of Greek tourism.
Meanwhile, the Greek ferry operator recorded improved net profits by 3 million euros to the tune of 20.7 million euros in 2016.