Cayman’s tourism businesses continue to be a hit with travelers using influential world travel website TripAdvisor.
The site, which provides recommendations to tourists based on customer reviews, has handed out Certificate of Excellence Awards to 26 Cayman Islands businesses for six years in succession.
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, the Southern Cross resort in Little Cayman and Captain Marvin’s Watersports are among the companies that have received the accolade, based on consistently high customer reviews, every year since 2011.
Keith Sahm, general manager of Sunset House dive resort and bar, which has also received the Certificate of Excellence six times, said it was a privilege to be consistently recognized by visitors.
“We are very proud to say we have received this award for six years in a row,” he said. “The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and recency of reviews, submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. We want to express our sincere thanks to everyone who has taken the time to review us on the highly popular and helpful traveler’s website.”
Another dive operator to get the award for six years in succession is Indigo Divers.
Kate Alpers, of the dive company, said its personalized service and small dive group sizes, had helped ensure good reviews and plenty of repeat customers.
“We have worked tremendously hard to establish our excellent reputation,” she said.
Tiffany Dixon-Ebanks, executive director of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association, said it was good for the industry and good for Cayman to see so many businesses doing well on TripAdvisor.
The following Cayman Islands businesses have won the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for six years in a row:
- Caribbean Club
- Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort
- Pirates Point Resort
- Plantana Condominiums
- Southern Cross Club
- Sunset House
- The Grandview Condos
- The Renaissance
- The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
- Turtle Nest Inn
- Agua Restaurant & Lounge
- Al La Kebab
- Casanova by Sea
- Chicken! Chicken!
- Cracked Conch
- Guy Harvey’s Island Grill
- Ragazzi Restaurante & Pizzeria
- Ristorante Pappagallo
- Captain Marvin’s Watersports
- Indigo Divers
- Neptune’s Divers
- White Sands Watersports
- Moby Dick Tours