The Frilich Company of Germany voted the Astoria Hotel Breakfast buffet, best in worldwide competition (1998). The Astoria’s restaurant is recommended by «Thessaloniki Good Food Guide» by the Cultural Capital of Europe «Thessaloniki '97».
The Astoria’s extra terrestrial advertising for the celebration of the Millenium was awarded by the Municipality of Thessaloniki and the Major of the city for the company’s contribution in the celebration of the event (January 2000).
Continuing with undiminished interest and with discreet sensitivity for the improvement of offer of services to People with special qualifications, the hospitality family of P.A.P Corp. is the only hotel group in Europe that participates in an active way in the Program of the European Community "HAPPY TOURIST".
Aim of this program is the creation of a European Code, comprehensible and acceptable by all countries of Europe with regard to the offer of services for individuals MEA. More information about this program are available at: http://vodafone.lst.tfo.upm.es/happy_tourist
P.A.P Corp. with its 4 hotels is also a member of europeforall.com. This site aims to be the Number 1 European portal for tourists who value accessibility as part of their holiday or business travel experience – and for those providers who seek to serve them.
More information about this program are available at: www.europeforall.com
P.A.P Corp. hotels are very “Green”. This is a draft of P.A.P Corp. efforts for the environment.
ACTION No 1
Environmental Friendly Management, targeting the managers and administrators of the company and their Business Partners. It’s a project combined by the General
ACTION No 2
Environmental friendly awakening of the P.A.P Corp. personnel.
Target: We live and work in harmony with Nature. Let’s keep it this way.
Conducted by the Human Resources department in association with the management, realised with seminars, posters, photos & monthly evaluation reports.
ACTION No 3
This action is operated all year round by the Client Service department and all P.A.P Corp. employees. Most of the actions are executed in the holiday resorts of P.A.P Corp. and show great impact on employees and guests. Motive: Nature belongs to none. Leave it untouched for the next generations!!
ACTION No 4:
Children & Nature
Environmental awakening of children, addressed to Children of the Schools in Halkidiki and through seminars and special lectures in HOTELIA Tourism Seminars Center. Motive: Someone to take care of me!
ACTION No 5
Environmental friendly Actions of P.A.P Corp. as a motivation example to the industry, because we want to set the example for other companies. The business motive: Become environmental healthy. It is communicated by our Marketing department in combination with our Advertising agency consultants.
Our beaches have been awarded with the European Blue Flag every year since its Institution. In addition, we have been commended for being committed to environmentally sound management practices by all major Tour Operators.
The GREEN work of P.A.P Corp. is mentioned in many publications and websites and we are characterized as one of the greenest companies in Greece. We are members of Ecotourism Society, Clean up Greece, Legambiente, WWF, HSPN (The Greek Society for protection of Nature), Arktouros.
Our Executive Chef receives numerous of Culinary Awards each year. Traditional recipes, presented in a modern version to meet the high demands of International Cousin and combined with his personal exceptional skills, are prepared daily for our guests. The purest elements and top quality products are cooked with the company's home made products for a gastronomical delight!!!!!