- The Hay-Adams Honored as a Highly Rated Hotel as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site
Washington, DC – June 12, 2012 – The Hay-Adams, one of the world’s leading luxury hotels, recently announced that for the second year in a row it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. This 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. 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 4 or higher, out of a possible 5, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor. The Hay-Adams received a 4.5 rating. The volume of reviews received within the last 12 months is among the additional criteria needed to receive this recognition.
“The Hay-Adams is thrilled to earn a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Kay Enokido, president of The Hay-Adams. “We strive to offer our guests an exceptional and memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that our top-notch customer service and luxury accommodations are translating into positive traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.”
“TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional businesses for consistent excellence, as reviewed by travelers 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. We want to applaud these businesses for offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience.”
About The Hay‐Adams
Located at Sixteenth and H Streets at Lafayette Park across from the White House, The Hay-Adams is Washington’s finest luxury hotel and one of the most historic and celebrated properties in the world. The Hotel offers 145 rooms and suites, many with White House views. It has won numerous awards for its impeccable service and is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, an exclusive group of discriminating luxury hotels worldwide. For more information, visit www.hayadams.com and follow The Hay-Adams on Facebook and Twitter @HayAdams Hotel.
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor‐branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with more than 50 million unique monthly visitors [Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, Worldwide, January 2012], and over 60 million reviews and opinions. The sites operate in 30 countries worldwide and also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to TripAdvisor's millions of monthly visitors. TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 19 other travel media brands, and together the sites attract more than 69 million unique monthly visitors. [Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Inc. and its subsidiaries, Worldwide, January 2012].