All Press Releases for June 21, 2016

Edge of the World Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Hospitality Excellence Award

North Carolina Leading Whitewater Rafting Company Earns Prestigious Prize

"We are happy to provide warm southern hospitality and great family rafting experiences. Our family has been taking people rafting here for over 35 years," says company founder April L. Dawn.

    BANNER ELK, NC, June 21, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- "Edge of the World North Carolina today announces that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence," says EOW founder, April L. Dawn. "We are honored and delighted that the Edge of the World NC team has earned this global Certificate of Excellence Award from TripAdvisor, adds Jake Barrow.

"We are happy to provide southern hospitality and a great rafting experience. Our family has been taking people rafting here on the Watauga River for over 35 years," says April Dawn. "We have it all covered for you from the gear, to professional white water guides, to photos of your family, to a real home cooked lunch, straight from April's kitchen," says Barrow.

"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."

Now in its sixth year, this achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler 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.

The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and recency 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.

About Edge of the World North Carolina
Edge of the World North Carolina is the Carolina's leading family friendly outdoor adventure experience, Enjoy white water rafting, kayaking, and climbing experiences. Edge of the World is conveniently located near Ashville and Boone North Carolina. Located at 394 Shawneehaw Ave. Banner Elk, NC 29604, (800) 789-3343

About TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site**, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 340 million unique monthly visitors***, and 350 million reviews and opinions covering 6.5 million accommodations, restaurants, and attractions.

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