TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, has awarded 103 Drury Hotels locations with the 2015 Certificate of Excellence. These locations have been awarded for their excellence in hospitality and for consistently achieving great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.
“The TripAdvisor award is of paramount importance to us,” said Chuck Drury, president and CEO of Drury Hotels. “The award is given by the critics who matter most – our guests. We strive to provide quality and value to each and every guest, each and every day. We are honored to receive this from TripAdvisor.”
In addition to the Certificate of Excellence winners, Drury Hotels is also celebrating 43 Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winners. The Hall of Fame was created in 2015 to celebrate businesses that have earned a Certificate of Excellence every year since the program’s inception five years ago. As of June 2015, over half of the Drury Hotels locations were rated as one of the top 5 hotels in their respective cities, earning higher marks than many boutique and luxury brands.
“TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional hospitality businesses that have received consistent praise and recognition by travelers on the site,” said Marc Charron, president of TripAdvisor for Business. “By putting a spotlight on businesses that are focused on delivering great service to customers, TripAdvisor not only helps drive an improvement to hospitality standards around the world, it also gives businesses both large and small the ability to shine and stand out from the competition.”
About Drury Hotels Company
Drury Hotels Company is a Missouri-based, family-owned and operated hotel system with more than 130 hotels in 21 states. Founded in 1973, Drury Hotels has been recognized with the award for “Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Mid-Scale Hotel Chains” for nine consecutive years. Brands include Drury Inn & Suites®, Drury Inn®, Drury Plaza Hotel®, Drury Suites®, Pear Tree Inn by Drury®, as well as other hotels in the mid-priced hotel segment. Drury Hotels continues to provide exceptional value for business and leisure travelers with its many free amenities - The Extras Aren’t Extra®. For more information visit www.druryhotels.com or call 1-800-DRURYINN. Join the conversation on Twitter @druryhotels or on Facebook.
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from 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 more than 225 million reviews and opinions covering more than 4.9 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 45 countries worldwide. TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.
TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 24 other travel media brands: www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com,www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.thefork.com (including www.lafourchette.com,www.eltenedor.com, www.iens.nl and www.besttables.com), www.gateguru.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com,www.independenttraveler.com, www.jetsetter.com, www.niumba.com, www.onetime.com, www.oyster.com, www.seatguru.com, www.smartertravel.com,www.tingo.com, www.travelpod.com, www.tripbod.com, www.vacationhomerentals.com, www.viator.com, www.virtualtourist.com, and www.kuxun.cn.
*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, December 2014
**Source: Google Analytics, average monthly unique users, Q1 2015