The Summit Resort Hotel, St. Maarten, Awarded 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

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Recognized as a Top Performing Hotel as Reviewed by Travelers on the World's Largest Travel Site

The Summit Resort Hotel, St. Maarten, 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 traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Establishments 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.

“Winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is a true source of pride for the entire team at The Summit Resort Hotel and we’d like to thank all of our past guests who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor,” said Bruce Jakubovitz, Owner at The Summit Resort Hotel. “There is no greater seal of approval than being recognized by one’s customers. With the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence based on customer reviews, the accolade is a remarkable vote of confidence to our business and our continued commitment to excellence.”

“TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional hospitality businesses for consistent excellence,” said Marc Charron, President of TripAdvisor for Business. “The Certificate of Excellence award gives top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most – their customers. From Australia to Zimbabwe, we want to applaud exceptional hospitality businesses for offering TripAdvisor travellers a great customer experience.”


About The Summit Resort Hotel -
Since opening in 1973, The Summit Resort Hotel has welcomed guests to its beautiful location, high on a bluff overlooking Simpson Bay Lagoon. Close to the best beaches, shopping, dining and nightlife on the island yet tucked away in its own private oasis. The Summit is strategically located between Maho and Mullet Bay Beach on one side, and Porto Cupecoy and the Blue Mall on the other. Offering clean, spacious, comfortable rooms, with full kitchens and balconies, in a beautiful setting, the Summit provides guests with a peaceful and quiet environment, allowing them to unwind and relax. Come see what Old World Caribbean charm is all about at the Summit!

About TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor® 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, reaching nearly 260 million unique monthly visitors**, and more than 150 million reviews and opinions covering more than 4 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 39 countries worldwide, including China under TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.

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*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, Q1 2014
**Source: Google Analytics, average monthly unique users, Q1 2014; does not include traffic to

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