MEXICO CITY, Mexico. KidZania Journal. May 19, 2015. (English). –The Central Government of KidZania is proud to announce that today KidZania Santa Fe, KidZania Cuicuilco, KidZania Santiago, KidZania Kuwait, KidZania Tokyo, KidZania Koshien, KidZania Dubai, KidZania Mumbai, KidZania Lisboa, KidZania Jakarta and KidZania Bangkok were all granted a TripAdvisor® 2015 Certificate of Excellence award. Travelers go to TripAdvisor to plan and investigate about the attractions they desire to visit. Certificate of Excellence celebrates the accommodations, attractions and eateries that make these perfect trips possible.
Now in its 5th year, the prestigious Certificate of Excellence award recognizes establishments that consistently earn great TripAdvisor reviews from travelers. Winners include:
- One-room B&Bs to 600-room hotels,
- Hidden attractions to world-famous museums,
- And local cafés to Michelin-starred restaurants.
As President of TripAdvisor for Business, Marc Charron knows how important Certificate of Excellence is: “By putting a spotlight on businesses that are focused on delivering great service to customers, TripAdvisor not only helps drive an improvement to hospitality standards around the world, it also gives businesses both large and small the ability to shine and stand out from the competition.”
Xavier López, President of KidZania, was impressed with the exciting news: “Winning 11 TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence out of the 16 KidZania metropolises that have been open for more than a year is only a result of how the KidZania concept is so well received all over the world, but more importantly, about the consistency in the quality of the service and the experience our millions of annual visitors receive every time they come to KidZania. My most sincere KongratZ to the teams of KidZania Santa Fe, KidZania Cuicuilco, KidZania Santiago, KidZania Kuwait, KidZania Tokyo, KidZania Koshien, KidZania Dubai, KidZania Mumbai, KidZania Lisboa, KidZania Jakarta and KidZania Bangkok, whose hard work and commitment to make our visitors’ have a Zaz! experience every time they visit us is recognized with these awards. This only proves KidZania’s commitment to excellence.”
The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to venues that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Organizations awarded the Certificate of Excellence are located all over the world and represent the upper echelon of businesses listed on the website.
When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor uses a proprietary algorithm to determine the honorees that takes into account reviews ratings. Businesses must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, volume and recency of reviews. Additional criteria include a business’ tenure and popularity ranking on the site.
2015 Certificate of Excellence fun facts
- The reviews are in: Nearly 30% of winners are accommodations.
- Looking for a great place to eat? Restaurants account for 52% of winners.
- Talk about attractive attractions: Nearly 20% of winners are attractions.
- Of total winners this year, only 9% have qualified for the Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame by winning the award five years running.
- 1 in 5 accommodations are Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winners.