Prioritising the health and safety of its customers and having drawn up a detailed action plan and operational protocols, Mitsis Hotels Group is ready to welcome on April 1st, 2021 its first guests to Mitsis Grand Hotel, the only 5* ultra all-inclusive beach hotel at the heart of Rhodes. The opening baton will take one by one the hotels according to developments at international and local level.
Aiming at the smooth and safe restart of Greek tourism and the wider contribution to the upgrading of the tourist product, Mitsis Hotels Group is honoured to support major international sporting events as Grand Hospitality Sponsor: The cycling races ‘Rhodes Grand Prix powered by Mitsis Hotels’ and the ‘International Tour of Rhodes’ will be held between April 2-12, with the participation of 25 national cycling teams and 280 athletes, who will be hosted at Mitsis Grand Hotel, while the Virtual Marathon ‘Roads to Rhodes’ will take place for one month from April 9 to May 9 2021, with the participation of runners from all over the world.
In addition, as part of the safe restart of travel, Mitsis Grand Hotel in Rhodes has been selected as one of the safest hotels for the implementation of the pilot program ‘Safe Corridor’, organized for the first time on April 12 by Sunweb Group in cooperation with Transavia and with the approval of the Dutch and Greek governments. The program will exclusively accommodate 187 selected guests for 8 days, based on detailed health & safety protocols which include PCR & Rapid tests before, during and after the trip. With the aim of collecting data on safe and responsible travel during the pandemic, visitors and direct contact staff will remain exclusively within the hotel facilities. The success of the project will contribute to the emergence of our country as a safe holiday destination once again and will mark the beginning of the tourist season and the return to normality.
As Mitsis Hotels Managing Director, Stavros Mitsis stated, “We support in practice the restart of Greek Tourism by hosting events of international scope and we aspire to capture our full potential, capitalizing on the excellent image that our country has shown regarding the management of this pandemic”.
About Mitsis Hotels Group
As Greece’s largest privately-owned hotel chain, Mitsis Hotels has been a tourism pioneer for over 40 years now, making its own mark on Greece’s tourist industry, driven by a customer – centered philosophy and the promise of an unparalleled holiday experience. With 17 hotels in our portfolio in Athens, Crete, Kamena Vourla, Kos and Rhodes, we aspire to stand out as the preferred portfolio of hotels & resorts in Greece offering excellent service, great locations, impeccable facilities, sophisticated dining and a broad spectrum of options for our clientele. We bring to life enriching experiences for our guests, making the most of our unparalleled family touch and genuine Greek essence, always seeking to be flexible and adaptable to individual customer needs and the mindset of new generations.
Transforming each visitor into a special guest is the key to our success. Mitsis hotels has been awarded several prizes by local and international tour operators and travel organizations in recognition of the high quality of the services provided, its contribution to upgrading local tourism and its respect for the environment.
Sunweb Group & Transavia Airlines
Sunweb is the leading online tour operator with holiday packages for summer and winter destinations. Transavia, a member of the Air France KLM group, has been flying scheduled and charter flights to more than 100 destinations from the Netherlands for over 50 years.