081613 Squam Lakes Science Center receives TripAdvisor accolade

HOLDERNESS — Squam Lakes Natural Science Center 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.

To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, 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. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

"We are honored to receive the Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor," said Amanda Gillen, Marketing and Visitor Services Manager at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. "Visitors have come to the Science Center for more than 45 years for memorable experiences that bring people nearer to nature. We're proud that all of our hard work is translating into positive reviews."

"TripAdvisor is delighted to celebrate the success of businesses around the globe, from Sydney to Chicago, Sao Paulo to Rome, which are consistently offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience," said Alison Copus, Vice President of Marketing for TripAdvisor for Business. "The Certificate of Excellence award provides top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most - their customers."