The hotel was distinguished among 610 hotels on eastern Crete “for its well-organized operation, the planned sales and booking policy, as well as the special interest the travelers show for the booking packages offered,” the resort said in an announcement.
“The award proves once again that despite the difficult financial and political circumstances in Greece, the Creta Maris Beach Resort continues to impress its partners and guests, also promoting the island of Crete,” the resort said.
The award was received by Creta Maris Beach Resort general manager Nikos Vlassiadis and assistant manager Michalis Roussakis from Anna Tzenou, market manager of Expedia.com for the area of Heraklion, during the official award ceremony.
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The Creta Maris Beach Resort is part of the Metaxas Group of Companies and has been operating since 1975. It includes 680 rooms, suites and bungalows, six restaurants, seven bars, seven swimming pools, a gym, a hammam spa, the Asterias Children’s Club and spacious facilities for outdoor and indoor activities.