In the news release, Nine Red Lion Hotels in Four States Earn Prestigious TripAdvisor® Certificates of Excellence, issued 05-Jun-2012 by Red Lion Hotels Corporation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the bullet titled Red Lion Hotel Pendleton should be included under the Oregon section, not the Washington section, as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:
Nine Red Lion Hotels in Four States Earn Prestigious TripAdvisor® Certificates of Excellence
SPOKANE, Wash., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Lion Hotels Corporation (NYSE: RLH) announced today nine Red Lion Hotels in four states have earned the prestigious 2012 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel website. Approximately 10 percent of accommodations listed on the site receive this esteemed award, according to TripAdvisor.
"We have made the guest experience a top priority at Red Lion Hotels," said Jon E. Eliassen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Red Lion Hotels Corporation. "It's our frontline team members who make that occur daily by offering friendly and helpful service to our customers."
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 the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of at least four, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor and must receive a prescribed volume of reviews 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."The following Red Lion Hotels have earned the 2012 Certificate of Excellence: