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    Recognized as a Top Performing Ocean Place Resort & Spa as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site

    LONG BRANCH, New Jersey – May, 19, 2015 – Ocean Place Resort & Spa today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence winners include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a superior customer experience.

    When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor uses a proprietary algorithm to determine the honorees that takes into account the quality, quantity and recency of reviews and opinions submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period as well as business’s tenure and ranking on the Popularity Index on the site. 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.

    “Winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is a true source of pride for the entire team Ocean Place Resort & Spa and we’d like to thank all of our past guests who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor,” said Michael Taylor, General Manager at Ocean Place Resort & Spa. “There is no greater seal of approval than being recognized by one’s customers. With the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence based on customer reviews, the accolade is a remarkable vote of confidence to our business and our continued commitment to excellence.”

    “TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional hospitality businesses that have received consistent praise and recognition by travelers on the site,” said Marc Charron President, TripAdvisor for Business. “By putting a spotlight on businesses that are focused on delivering great service to customers, TripAdvisor not only helps drive increasing hospitality standards around the world, it also gives businesses both large and small the ability to shine and stand out from the competition.”


    Ocean Place Resort & Spa in Long Branch, New Jersey offers a one of a kind experience for travelers seeking an easy destination getaway. Just one hour south of Manhattan by car, train or ferry, the resort offers the ultimate salt-spray getaway with panoramic Atlantic views set beach front on the New Jersey coast.

    The newly renovated resort features 255, spacious South Beach inspired guest rooms, each with 42” HD flat screen TV’s, a private balcony, fresh white linens with bursts of color atop a pillow soft bed, and a stainless mini-fridge. Top notch amenities include a new indoor and outdoor pool, fitness center, convenience store, business center, complimentary Wi-Fi and seasonal private beach access with towel, chair and umbrella service. Aquaviva, a lively bar set on the mezzanine level overlooking the pool, serves as a juice bar by day and sophisticated martini lounge by night. seaview, the resorts newest restaurant, offers chef crafted coastal cuisine with stunning sea views. Tranquility and relaxation become you at The Spa at Ocean Place. An invigorating treatment menu, along with men’s and women’s steam room, whirlpool and sauna will surely send any guest into a blissful state of mind. The resort boasts over 100,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space, for weddings and corporate events alike. The North Jersey Coast Transit train line and Sea Streak Ferry provide swift, direct access from Manhattan and Newark Liberty International Airport. Combining the location and amenities offered with impeccable service makes Ocean Place Resort & Spa the most sought after destination on the Atlantic Coast. For more information, visit


    TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from 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 more than 225 million reviews and opinions covering more than 4.9 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 45 countries worldwide. TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.

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

    *Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, December 2014

    **Source: Google Analytics, average monthly unique users, Q1 2015

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