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2018-05-31 Print

Social Sensitivity Award to Maris Hotels

In the context of the annual HR Community Conference & Awards 2018, the Human Resources Department of Maris Hotels, belonging to Metaxas Group of Companies, was awarded with the honorary distinction "HeRa Social Sensitivity HRM 2018".


The conference, organized by, was held on Thursday, May 17th, 2018, for the fourth consecutive year. Its prime goal was to showcase the companies that have developed and implemented innovative strategies and practices, which contribute decisively to the corporate sustainability, emphasizing meanwhile on the social aspect of human resources management.

Within the framework of the Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy of Maris Hotels, the participation in the “jobday45+ Career Day” action was a reason behind this distinction. This action aimed at supporting the candidates over the age of 45, who were looking for an opportunity of inclusion in the labor market.

The Group’s social sensitivity in such matters is actively demonstrated daily, since one in four employees belongs to the 45+ age group. Also, from this year onwards, as a corporate gift the retired employees of the Group will receive three nights in a double room at the hotel where they have been working at.

During the award reception, Ms. Sofia Tsioutra, Human Recourses Manager of Maris Hotels, mentioned relatively: "Our strategic pursuit in the selection of our human resources is primarily the harmonious match of each candidate with the position and the corporate culture and not the age group to which they belong. Moreover, when it comes to the contemporary demographic reality, the real challenge for each company today is the intergenerational cooperation for the achievement of common goals rather than the exclusions. At Maris Hotels to accomplish this, we approach all age groups with sensitivity, attention and respect, and all together we achieve the best result. "

About Metaxas Group of Companies and the Maris Hotels:
Metaxas Group of Companies that belongs to the family of the memorable Nikolaos Metaxas, has been active in Crete since 1975, the year in which its first hotel, Creta Maris Beach Resort in Crete, began its operation. The group, with its today Chairman and Managing Director, Mr. Andreas Metaxas, owns and operates three hotels: Creta Maris, Candia Maris and Santo Maris, as well as the Creta Convention Center, while at the same time it is actively involved in real estate sector.

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Hersonissos, 70014, Crete Greece

Phone: (+30) 28970 27072