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Madame Tussauds Washington, DC Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Madame Tussauds Washington, DC Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Friday, May 27, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – 26, May, 2016 Madame Tussauds Washington, DC today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

“It is an honor to be awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Therese Alvich, General Manager Madame Tussauds Washington, DC. “We pride ourselves on providing exciting and memorable experiences for the entire family and are proud to be recognized amongst the high caliber businesses in the DC area.”

"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.”

The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and recency 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.

About Madame Tussauds Washington, DC

Madame Tussauds Washington, DC is an interactive immersive experience, where visitors are able to touch, see, and hear major historical events and celebrities. The attraction, highlighted by the Presidents Gallery which features wax figures of all 44 US Presidents, showcases likenesses of some of the world’s most recognized individuals, including: international superstars Zac Efron, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, and Rihanna; entertainment and sports giants Jimmy Fallon, Oprah Winfrey, Babe Ruth, and Tiger Woods; among others. 

Madame Tussauds Washington, DC is a proud participant in the Washington DC Explorer Pass. Go City Card provides multi-attraction passes that maximize the fun, savings, and convenience of sightseeing with flexible purchase options for every type of traveler. For more information, visit www.madametussaudsdc.com or call 202-942-7300. 

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. 

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP), through its subsidiaries, manages and operates websites under 24 other travel media brands:

www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.thefork.com(including www.lafourchette.com, www.eltenedor.com, www.iens.nl, www.besttables.comandwww.dimmi.com.au), www.gateguru.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.housetrip.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.jetsetter.com, www.niumba.comwww.onetime.com,www.oyster.com,www.seatguru.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.comwww.travelpod.com, www.tripbod.com, www.vacationhomerentals.com, www.viator.com, and www.virtualtourist.com.

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

***Source: TripAdvisor log files, Q1 2016

CONTACTS:             Rubenstein Communications

                                 Hillary Karsten – 212.843.9313 / hkarsten@rubenstein.com