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A Year of Distinction: Kanika Hotels & Resorts Awarded for Excellence!

Travel Tips - July 4, 2019

Having received countless distinctions over the past year, Kanika Hotels & Resorts is exceptionally proud of the long list of accolades which consolidate its position as an industry leader, while it remains dedicated to improving services to provide the best possible holiday experience for all guests!

We fill you in on some top industry awards received over the past year, that highlight our passion for providing the best possible customer service and our ongoing commitment to excellence, while we also embrace green practices to better the world we live in, as we pave the way for innovation and change in the years to come.


  1. Leading the way!

With Mr. Spyros t. Karaolis at the helm of the Kanika Group, the exceptional foresight and vision of our Executive Chairman was honoured in December 2018, awarded as ‘Business Leader in the Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Sector’ at the 5th CCCI (Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry) Business Leader Awards.

Acknowledging excellence in the Cyprus business world, Mr. Karaolis expressed his gratitude for the people who make Kanika Group what it is today, sharing the same beliefs, values and common goals. At the ceremony, Mr. Karaolis went on to lovingly dedicate the award to his father, Mr. Theodosis Karaolis, who first set up the company in 1975, and from whom Mr. Spyros Karaolis took over in 2009.




  1. Perfecting the customer experience

At Kanika Hotels & Resorts, we take pride in our ability to respond to your needs and wishes while exemplifying our dedication and commitment to offering the best possible holiday experience. In this light, we are very proud to have topped TripAdvisor’s 2019 rankings for yet another year running.



A special mention goes to the Olympic Lagoon Resorts in both Agia Napa and Paphos, the former voted as Top Family Hotel in Cyprus, and the later voted Top Hotel in Cyprus according to the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2019. Alexander the Great Beach Hotel in Paphos was also honoured with second place among the Top 25 hotels in Cyprus, while the Elias Beach Hotel in Limassol ranked 6th out of the Top 25 Hotels for Families in Cyprus.  The Olympic Lagoon Resort Paphos has also been honoured by Travelmyth as one of the Top 30 five-star hotels in Cyprus, while Paphos’ Alexander the Great Beach Hotel has been rated as ‘superb’ by guests on


  1. Tour operator’s favourite

Grateful for the ongoing support shown to us by Thomas Cook UK & Ireland Ltd, they have honoured Alexander the Great Beach Hotel with their Sunny Heart Award (silver winner 2018), while the Olympic Lagoon Resort in Paphos received a silver award as ‘Best All Inclusive for the Year 2018’, as well as a Sunny Heart Award (Silver Winner 2018). Jet2Holidays have also honoured our hotels, with the Alexander the Great Beach Hotel receiving a 2018 ‘Quality Award’ and the Olympic Lagoon Resort Paphos receiving the ‘Best Overall 5* Family Hotel’ award in the same year.




  1. Rocking it on booking services

Online booking services are often the very first step in the holiday experience, and we are proud that our hotels and resorts have scored flying colours on guest review awards 2018, achieving a score of 9.3/10 for both Olympic Lagoon Resort Paphos and Alexander the Great Beach Hotel in Paphos, with Elias Beach Hotel Limassol scoring 8.4/10.




  1. Environmentally savvy

Always placing great emphasis on environmental awareness, green practices, and giving back to the community throughout Kanika Hotels & Resorts, we are proud that the Elias Beach Hotel in Limassol and Alexander the Great Beach Hotel in Paphos have both been honored with excellence with the Travelife Gold Certification – an international certification scheme honouring sustainability, fair practices and social contributions – for the period of November 2017 to November 2019. Alexander the Great Beach Hotel in Paphos was also honoured with a Gold Medal in 2018 by the Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research & Education.





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