TripAdvisor Certificate Of Excellence Award

Eleven First Call Hospitality, Inc. Properties Earn 2016 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award

80% of the FCH Portfolio Honored as Top Performing Hotels as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site

First Call Hospitality

First Call Hospitality, Inc. (FCH), a hospitality company with fourteen hotels in its portfolio made up of full service and focused service brands, announced that it has received the 2016 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for the following properties:  Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dallas West I-30 Cockrell Hill, Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, Holiday Inn Express Fargo West Acres, Holiday Inn & Suites Atlanta Airport-North, Holiday Inn Express Fargo SW I-94 45th St., Hampton Inn & Suites Tomball, Hampton Inn Gainesville, Hampton Inn Madison Huntsville Airport, Hampton Inn Rochester, Hampton Inn St. Charles, and Radisson Hotel Fargo. 

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Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.  The accolade is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award. 

To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence award, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months. 

“We are honored to have received these TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence awards,” said Heidi Wilcox, Chief Executive Officer for FCH. “We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and these accolades are evidence that our hard work is translating into positive reviews on TripAdvisor.”

"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.”

About First Call Hospitality, Inc.

First Call Hospitality, Inc. (FCH) specializes in property management and hotel development in the United States. 

Our experienced team has delivered proven strategies and achieved results with managing limited, select, and full service hotels. 

We have managed and developed hotel brands that include Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Carlson Hotels, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Country Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton Inn & Suites. 

FCH has a proven track record in profitability and franchise achievements. Franchise relations have proven to be key in maintaining product and service goals; ultimately achieving profitable expectations. 

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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. The sites operate in 48 markets worldwide. 

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**Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, February 2016

***Source: TripAdvisor log files, Q1 2016

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