Village receives Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award

by May 28, 2013Front Page, NEWS ka-no-he-da0 comments

The Cherokee Historical Association, operators of the Oconaluftee Indian Village (OIV), announced on Monday, May 27 that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

“The Oconaluftee Indian Village staff is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Laura Blythe, OIV director. “We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into positive reviews on TripAdvisor.”

Alison Copus, vice president of marketing for TripAdvisor for Business, “TripAdvisor is delighted to celebrate the success of businesses around the globe, from Sydney to Chicago, Sao Paulo to Rome, which are consistently offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience. The Certificate of Excellence award provides top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most – their customers.”

– Trip Advisor