Branson, MO (PRWEB) June 13, 2012
Stormy Point Village, a Summerwinds Resort, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for their New England styled resort, Stormy Point Village. 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. 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 four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.
“Summerwinds Resorts LLC and Stormy Point Village are pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Pat Joyce, Managing member and President at Summerwinds Resorts LLC. “We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is 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. From exceptional accommodations in Beijing to remarkable restaurants in Boston, we want to applaud these businesses for offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience.”
About Stormy Point Village, a Summerwinds Resort: Summerwinds Resorts operates and sells boutique themed resorts in Branson, Missouri and Genoa/Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Through its development entities, Summerwinds Resorts has created the successful Stormy Point Village at Table Rock Lake and is now reviving the historical charm and personality in 1862 David Walley’s Hot Springs Resort and Spa. Stormy Point Village is a Cape Cod, New England styled property with upscale services and amenities. 1862 David Walley’s Hot Springs Resort and Spa harkens back to the Pony Express days, as a rustic mining town with charming cabins and a historical themed clubhouse, nestled between native wetlands famous for its Bald Eagle sightings and the foothills of the Sierra’s. Managing member and President, Joseph Pat Joyce is a thirty year veteran of the vacation interval ownership industry. Mr. Joyce along with his business partners, Dawn Joyce and Darren Abbott created a sales and marketing team that since 2005, has produced over one-hundred and ninety million dollars in sales.
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*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, Worldwide, January 2012
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