TripAdvisor Memberikan Penghargaan untuk Bisnis Terbaik di Asia Pasifik denganCertificate of Excellence 2012

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SINGAPURA, 1 Juni 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-AsiaNet/ —

TripAdvisor(R) ( http://www.tripadvisor.co.id/ ), situs perjalanan terbesar
di dunia, hari ini mengumumkan telah memberikan penghargaan untuk akomodasi,
restoran dan atraksi yang bernilai tinggi dengan Penghargaan Certificate of
Excellence 2012. Penghargaan ini adalah untuk keunggulan dalam perhotelan,
diberikan hanya untuk perusahaan yang secara konsisten mencapai tinjauan yang
luar biasa dari para pelancong di TripAdvisor, dan diperluas untuk
mengkualifikasikan bisnis di seluruh dunia. Sekitar 10% akomodasi yang
terdaftar di TripAdvisor menerima penghargaan bergengsi ini.

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Untuk memenuhi syarat Certificate of Excellence, bisnis harus memperoleh
seluruh nilai yaitu empat atau lebih tinggi, dan jika memungkinkan lima,
sebagaimana ditinjau oleh para pelancong di TripAdvisor. Kriteria tambahan
mencakup jumlah tinjauan yang diterima dalam 12 bulan terakhir.

“TripAdvisor senang dapat memberikan penghargaan bagi bisnis yang luar
biasa untuk konsistensi keunggulannya, sebagaimana telah ditinjau oleh para
pelancong di situs ini,” ungkap Christine Petersen, Presiden TripAdvisor untuk
Bisnis. “Penghargaan Certificate of Excellence memberi perusahaan bernilai
tinggi di seluruh dunia penghargaan yang layak mereka dapatkan. Mulai dari
akomodasi yang luar biasa di Beijing hingga restoran yang juga luar biasa di
Boston, kami ingin memberikan pujian bagi berbagai bisnis tersebut dalam
menawarkan kepada para pelancong TripAdvisor pengalaman pelanggan terbaik.”

Peraih penghargaan Certificate of Excellence dapat menunjukkan prestasi
mereka dalam beberapa cara, antara lain menampilkan sertifikat yang akan mereka
terima beberapa minggu mendatang, menampilkan widget penghargaan situs web
bisnis mereka, dan dapat diunduh melalui Pusat Manajemen TripAdvisor (
http://www.tripadvisor.co.id/Owners ).

“Starwood Hotels & Resorts merasa terhormat bahwa 109 hotel kami di Asia
Pasifik telah memperoleh Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor,” ungkap Alison
Taylor, Wakil Presiden, Penjualan, Pemasaran Digital & Manajemen Pendapatan,
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pasifik. “Di bawah naungan sembilan merek hotel
yang amat menarik, setiap hotel kami berusaha untuk menyesuaikan produk dan
layanan sehingga menjamin pengalaman paling berkesan dalam menempati hotel bagi
para tamu kami. Penghargaan TripAdvisor mencerminkan opini mereka yang amat
peduli dengan kami dan hal ini menunjukkan penghargaan yang bernilai bagi upaya
kami. Kami berterima kasih kepada para tamu kami atas dukungan mereka.”

Program Certificate of Excellence bukan menggantikan TripAdvisor
Travellers’ Choice(R) Awards tetapi ini adalah kelanjutan dari penghargaan
TripAdvisor untuk bisnis bernilai tinggi, sebagaimana ditinjau oleh para
pelancong di situs perjalanan terbesar di dunia ini.

Untuk informasi dan materi lebih lanjut tentang program Certificate of
Excellence, silakan kunjungi Pusat Manajemen TripAdvisor di
http://www.tripadvisor.co.id/Owners.

Tentang TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor(R) adalah situs perjalanan terbesar di dunia, yang
memungkinkan para pelancong merencanakan dan melakukan perjalanan yang
sempurna. TripAdvisor menawarkan saran terpercaya dari para pelancong sejati
serta beragam pilihan dan fitur rencana perjalanan dengan tautan utuh ke
peralatan pemesanan tempat. Situs bermerek TripAdvisor menciptakan komunitas
pelancong terbesar di dunia, dengan lebih dari 50 juta pengunjung unik setiap
bulannya*, serta lebih dari 60 juta tinjauan dan opini. Situs ini beroperasi di
30 negara di seluruh dunia, termasuk China di bawah daodao.com ( http://www.daodao.com/ ). TripAdvisor
juga mencakup TripAdvisor untuk Bisnis, divisi yang bertujuan memberikan akses
industri pariwisata ke jutaan pengunjung TripAdvisor setiap bulannya.

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) mengelola dan mengoperasikan situs web di
bawah 19 merek media perjalanan lainnya, dan bersama-sama situs ini menarik
lebih dari 69 juta pengunjung unik setiap bulannya**. Merek media perjalanan
TripAdvisor mencakup www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com,
www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com,
www.flipkey.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com,
www.independenttraveler.com, www.onetime.com, www.seatguru.com,
www.sniqueaway.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com,
www.travel-library.com, www.travelpod.com, www.virtualtourist.com,
www.whereivebeen.com, and www.kuxun.cn.

*Sumber: comScore Media Metrix untuk Situs TripAdvisor, Seluruh Dunia,
Januari 2012

**Sumber: comScore Media Metrix untuk TripAdvisor Inc. dan anak
perusahaannya, Seluruh Dunia, Januari 2012

(C)2012 TripAdvisor, Inc. Semua hak dilindungi.

Tentang Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worlwide, Inc.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. adalah salah satu hotel
terkemuka dan perusahaan pariwisata di dunia dengan 1.103 properti di hampir
100 negara dan 154.000 pekerja di properti yang dimiliki dan dikelola oleh
perusahaan. Starwood adalah pemilik, operator dan pemilik waralaba hotel,
tetirah dan perumahan dengan merek yang terkemuka secara internasional: St.
Regis(R), The Luxury Collection(R), W(R), Westin(R), Le Meridien(R),
Sheraton(R), Four Points(R) by Sheraton, Aloft(R), dan ElementSM. Perusahaan
ini mendukung salah satu program loyalitas industri terkemuka, Starwood
Preferred Guest (SPG), yang memungkinkan anggota memperoleh poin untuk
penginapan, pembaruan ruang dan penerbangan, tanpa pengurangan waktu. Starwood
juga memiliki Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., penyedia utama pengalaman
liburan berkelas dunia melalui tetirah bergaya villa dan akses istimewa untuk
merek Starwood. Untuk informasi lebih lanjut, silakan kunjungi
www.starwoodhotels.com.

SUMBER: TripAdvisor


TripAdvisor Honours Top Businesses in Asia Pacific with 2012 Certificate of Excellence

SINGAPORE, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-AsiaNet/ —

TripAdvisor(R) ( http://www.tripadvisor.co.id/ ), the world’s largest travel site*, today announced that it has awarded highly-rated accommodations, restaurants and attractions with the 2012 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.

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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.

“TripAdvisor is pleased to honour 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.”

Certificate of Excellence honourees can showcase their achievements in multiple ways, including prominently displaying their certificate that they will receive in the coming weeks, exhibiting an award widget on their business’ website, and celebrating their award with a press release. The array of promotional items can be downloaded through the TripAdvisor Management Centre ( http://www.tripadvisor.co.id/Owners ).

“Starwood Hotels & Resorts are honoured that 109 of our hotels in Asia Pacific have earned the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Alison Taylor, Vice President, Sales, Digital Marketing & Revenue Management, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific. “Under the umbrella of nine compelling lifestyle hotel brands, each of our hotels strives to tailor products and services that ensure the most memorable stay experience for our guests. TripAdvisor awards reflect the opinions of those who matter to us most and this demonstrates valuable recognition for our efforts. We would like to thank our guests for their continuous support.”

The Certificate of Excellence program does not replace the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice(R) Awards but is an extension of TripAdvisor’s recognition of highly-rated businesses, as reviewed by travellers on the world’s largest travel site.

For more information and materials on the Certificate of Excellence program, please visit the TripAdvisor Management Centre at http://www.tripadvisor.co.id/Owners.

About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor(R) 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*, and over 60 million reviews and opinions. The sites operate in 30 countries worldwide, including China under daodao.com ( http://www.daodao.com/ ). TripAdvisor 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**. TripAdvisor’s travel media brands include www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.onetime.com, www.seatguru.com, www.sniqueaway.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com, www.travel-library.com, www.travelpod.com, www.virtualtourist.com, www.whereivebeen.com, and www.kuxun.cn.

*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, Worldwide, January 2012

**Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Inc. and its subsidiaries, Worldwide, January 2012

(C)2012 TripAdvisor, Inc. All rights reserved.

About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,103 properties in nearly 100 countries and 154,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis(R), The Luxury Collection(R), W(R), Westin(R), Le Meridien(R), Sheraton(R), Four Points(R) by Sheraton, Aloft(R), and ElementSM. The Company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a premier provider of world-class vacation experiences through villa-style resorts and privileged access to Starwood brands. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.

SOURCE: TripAdvisor