alexa Secret Paradise Maldives awarded 2016 Tripadvisor certificate of excellence

Secret Paradise Maldives awarded 2016 Tripadvisor certificate of excellence

Secret Paradise Maldives today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

“Being awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is a proud moment for the team at Secret Paradise and we’d like to thank all of our past guests who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor,” said Ruth Franklin, Co-Founder and Director of Sales at Secret Paradise. “Having worked in the public sector for over 30 years there is no greater seal of approval than being recognised by your guests. With the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence based on guest reviews, the accolade is a vote of confidence to our business and our continued commitment to provide our guests authentic, unique Maldives experiences.’’

As a unique tour operator in the Maldives Secret Paradise are mindful of ensuring they promote local tourism in line with Maldives culture and beliefs. They respect the communities who open their homes to their guests. Through education of both guests and locals Secret Paradise strives to protect the environment in which they operate and limit wherever possible any negative impact preserving the Maldives unique location for generations to come.

"With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honors hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travelers,” said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor. “This recognition helps travelers identify and book properties that regularly deliver great service. TripAdvisor is proud to play this integral role in helping travelers feel more confident in their booking decisions.”

The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality and quantity of reviews submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.