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Certificate of Excellence: By the numbers

As you can imagine, a lot of work goes into determining Certificate of Excellence winners. We examined the data and wanted to share some facts around this year’s group of proud recipients.

For instance, did you know that the biggest property to win a Certificate of Excellence has over 6,000 rooms?

Here’s some more 2013 Certificate of Excellence trivia we thought you might be interested in:

First country (alphabetically) with winners: Albania (22 winners)

Last country (alphabetically) with winners: Zimbabwe (42 winners)

Winners by business type:

  • Accommodations: 40%
  • Restaurants to win: 50%
  • Attractions to win: 10%

New winners this year: 49%

Repeat winners this year: 51%

Smallest property to win: Tie between approximately 300 properties with 1 room

Biggest property to win: LK Renaissance in Pattaya, Thailand with 6,044 rooms

Smallest country with a winner: Monaco

Congratulations to this year’s winners, and best of luck to your property for 2014! To help increase your chances for next year, check out our tip sheet How to Earn TripAdvisor Awards.

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