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Best Western Murray Hill Hotel Earns Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

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Recognized as a Highly Ranked Hotel on the World’s Largest Travel Site

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ  –  The Best Western PLUS Murray Hill Hotel & Suites today announced that it has received the 2017 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its seventh year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, restaurants and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

“The Best Western Plus Murray Hill Hotel & Suites is honored to receive  the  2017  TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Mr. Kerry Lee, General Manager. Delivering an exceptional guest experience is at the core of our day-­‐to-­‐day operations. Our staff is committed to going above and beyond, and this recognition is a reflection of their hard work and our dedication to superior customer service.”

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“TripAdvisor is excited to announce the recipients of the 2017 Certificate of Excellence, which celebrates hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travelers,” said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor. “This recognition allows us to publicly honor businesses that are actively engaging with customers and using feedback to help travelers identify and confidently book the right property at the right price.”

The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and frequency of reviews submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-­‐month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.

Reservations may be booked by calling the hotel directly at 908-665-9200 x 1 or by calling Best Western® Hotels & Resorts 24-­‐hour, toll-­‐free reservations number at (800) WESTERN.  Reservations are also available online at BestWestern.com.

About Best Western® Hotels & Resorts

Best Western Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of 4,200* hotels in more than 100* countries and territories worldwide. Best Western offers seven hotel brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market: Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Executive Residency by Best Western®, Vīb®, BW Premier Collection® and GLō®. Now celebrating more than 70 years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and award-­‐winning online and mobile booking capabilities. Best Western continues to set industry records regarding awards and accolades, including nearly sixty percent of the brand’s North American hotels earning a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award in 2016, Business Travel News® ranking Best Western Plus and Best Western in the top three upper-­‐mid-­‐price and mid-­‐price hotel brands for three years in a row, and Best Western receiving five consecutive Dynatrace® Best of the Web gold awards for best hotel website. Best Western has also    won eight AAA®/CAA®  Lodging  Partner  of  the  Year  awards,  recognizing  the  brand’s  commitment  to providing exceptional service  and  great value  to  AAA’s 56  million  members in  the  U.S. and Canada.

Nearly 30 million travelers are members of the brand’s award-­‐winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western hotel worldwide. Best Western’s partnerships with AAA/CAA and Harley-­‐ Davidson® provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Through its partnership with Google®  Street View, Best Western  is the  first major company  of its size  and  scale  to  launch  a  virtual reality  experience  for  customers,  setting  a  new  industry  standard  and  reinventing  how  guests  view hotels.

* Numbers are approximate, may fluctuate, and include hotels currently in the development pipeline.

About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site*, enables travelers to unleash the  full potential of every  trip.  With more than 500 million reviews and opinions covering the world’s largest selection of travel listings worldwide -­‐-­‐  over 7 million accommodations, airlines, attractions, and restaurants -­‐-­‐  TripAdvisor provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, how to fly, what to do and where to eat. TripAdvisor also compares prices from more than 200 hotel booking sites so travelers can find the lowest price on the hotel that’s right for them. TripAdvisor-­‐branded sites are available in 49 markets, and are home to the world’s largest travel community of 390 million average    unique monthly visitors,** all looking to get the most out of every trip. TripAdvisor. Know better. Book  better.  Go better.

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