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MIAMI, FL, June 07, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Blue Surf Sanctuary, located in Mal Pais / Santa Teresa Costa Rica, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. The 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. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.
To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.
"Blue Surf Sanctuary is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence," said Kelly Parmenter-Eck owner at Blue Surf Sanctuary. "We strive to offer our customers an awesome experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into positive reviews on TripAdvisor."
"TripAdvisor is delighted to celebrate the success of businesses around the globe, from Sydney to Chicago, Sao Paulo to Rome, which are consistently offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience," said Alison Copus, Vice President of Marketing for TripAdvisor for Business. "The Certificate of Excellence award provides top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most - their customers."
About Blue Surf Sanctuary
Blue Surf Sanctuary is a boutique hotel and surf resort located near world famous surf spots in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. We have 4 wonderfully equipped Bungalows and a beautiful open air kitchen located a very short walk from the beach. Sponsored by Billabong, Blue Surf Sanctuary offers both private and group surfing lessons; yoga, massages; spa services; quad and bike rental; zip line canopy tours; horseback riding; sport fishing; trips to Cabo Blanco Nature reserve and the Montezuma waterfalls; restaurant recommendations and reservations; and a helping attitude to make your adventure a positive, life changing event.
Blue Surf Sanctuary and its partner company Blue Surf Adventures operate under the following web sites:
www.bluesurfsanctuary.com, www.bluesurfadventures.com, www.bluesurfcamps.com, www.santa-teresa-surf-report.com, www.twitter.com/bluesurfcr, www.facebook.com/Blue.Surf.Sanctuary
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*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, January 2013
**Source: Google Analytics, worldwide data, March 2013
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