Nana Beach is committed to investing in the communities where it does business through the “Spirit To Serve Our Communities” social responsibility and community engagement initiatives.
The role of Nana Beach hotel is not limited in the benefits of the tourist services that offers, but aims that the hotel’s activities support subjects that contribute in the growth of society.
Nana Beach Hotel is member of SETE and of Hotelier Chamber. It collaborates with environmental organisations, such as the Greek Company of Protection of Nature for the programs Blue Flag and Green Key and with the environmental organisation Legambiente with the program Clean up the Med.
Nana Beach Hotel collaborates with tourist schools and gives the possibility to students for practical exercise in departments of hotel. At the same time the hotel aims that the majority of the personnel that works in the hotel comes from the local society of Heraklion.
Nana Beach Hotel contributes in the support of local market by buying products from local suppliers whenever possible and realistic to do so.
In order to help associations and institutions, Nana Beach Hotel offers equipment, furniture and clothing that comes from renovations.
In regular base, donations and sponsoring are given in charitable institutions and cultural activities of Crete.
Furthermore, sponsoring is given in athletic associations, important economic aid in the football team of Heraklion OFI, in the Municipalities Heraklion, Nikos Kazantzakis and Xersonissos, in hospital institutions, and in monasteries.
In cultural level KARATZIS S.A. has participated in the return of one painting of El Greco in the Heraklion and in the film of director Yannis Smaragdis that is related with the life and the action of El Greco.
On issues of technology and research, the company KARATZIS S.A has been sponsor in congresses of various Academic institutions and also has been financed researches in the University of Crete and in the Foundation for Research and Technology in subjects of general interest.