MEDICINE HAT, AB. – Comfort Inn & Suites Medicine Hat 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 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.

“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.”

Upon receiving the award, General Manager Jennifer Fontaine commented, “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.”

The Comfort Inn & Suites is owned by Braemar Group of Hotels and managed by Dominion Grand Hotel Group Inc. and Mike Jackson, President and Chief Operating Officer of Dominion Grand Hotel Group Inc. stated,   “Receiving the 2012 Certificate of Excellence Award by TripAdvisor is a very big honor for us.  Our hotel has always focused on service excellence, and receiving this award is a true testament to their dedication.”

Located minutes from Medicine Hat’s major attractions, the Comfort Inn & Suites hotel offers guests an abundance of free amenities including continental breakfast, coffee, local calls and wireless high-speed Internet access. An exercise room, indoor pool and hot tub are also available. Business travelers welcome the conveniences of the hotel’s business center and meeting rooms catering to up to 50 people.

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