24 hotels from the WIH Collection earn 2012 Trip advisor Certificate of Excellence
Paris – June 20th 2012 – Warwick International Hotels (WIH) announces that 24 hotels from its worldwide Collection have received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Approximately 10 percent of accommodations listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.
To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travellers on TripAdvisor. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.
Here is the list of WIH hotels which have been awarded for 2012:
- Hôtel Warwick Champs-Elysées, Paris, France
- Hôtel Westminster, Paris, France
- Warwick Reine Astrid, Lyon, France
- Splendid Hôtel & Spa, Nice, France
- Hôtel Warwick Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
- Altstadt Vienna, Vienna, Austria
- Gallery Hotel, Barcelona, Spain
- Molina Lario Hotel, Malaga, Spain
- Villa & Palazzo Aminta, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Italy
- Hotel Helvetia & Bristol, Firenze, Italy
- Park Hotel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
In North Africa:
- Hivernage Hôtel & Spa, Marrakech, Morocco
- Hôtel Alhambra & Thalasso, Hammamet, Tunisia
In South Africa:
- The Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa, Muldersdrift
In North America:
- Warwick New York Hotel, NYC, New York State
- Warwick Melrose Hotel, Dallas, Texas
- Warwick San Francisco Hotel, San Francisco, California
- Warwick Denver Hotel, Denver, Colorado
In the Carribean, the Balaji Palace Playa Grande, Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic.
In South Pacific:
- Warwick Fiji Resort & Spa, Coral Coast, Fiji Islands
- Naviti resort, Coral Coast, Fiji Islands
- Tambua Sands, Viti Levu, Fiji Islands
- Warwick Le Lagon Resort & Spa, Vanuatu
And in Bali, the Warwick Ibah Luxury Villas & Spa.
"We offer our customers a unique experience in each of our hotels. This accolade is proof that attention, involvement and quality of service resulted into positive travelers' reviews from on TripAdvisor. We are very proud of our teams' hard work, "says GPaul Leblanc, VP Sales & Marketing for WIH.
“TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional businesses for consistent excellence, as reviewed by travellers on the site,” said Christine Petersen, president of TripAdvisor for Business. “The Certificate of Excellence award gives highly rated establishments around the world the recognition they deserve. From exceptional accommodations in Beijing to remarkable restaurants in Boston, we want to applaud these businesses for offering TripAdvisor travellers a great customer experience.”
About Warwick International Hotels
Warwick International Hotels (WIH) was launched in 1980 with the purchase of Warwick New York, a hotel originally built by William Randolph Hearst for his Hollywood friends. The WIH Group now includes more than 50 prestigious Hotels, Resorts & Spas worldwide located in city centres and resort destinations in the United States, Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Bali, the South Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Further details can be found at www.warwickhotels.com
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June 22, 2012