Blackbird Caye Resort in Belize Earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Honored as a Top Performing Resort as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site
Blackbird Caye Resort - Turneffe Atoll, Belize
Blackbird Caye Resort - Turneffe Atoll, Belize
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TURNEFFE ATOLL, Belize - May 28, 2013 - PRLog -- Blackbird Caye Resort at Turneffe Atoll, Belize announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for the third year in a row. 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. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

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.

“Blackbird Caye Resort is thrilled and honored to once again be the recipient of such a recognizable reward from TripAdvisor,” said Michaela Feinstein, Director of Operations at Blackbird Caye Resort. “We strive to offer our guests a unique and memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that the hard work our sales team and island staff commits to is translating into positive reviews on TripAdvisor.”

“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.”

Blackbird is a unique resort that combines pristine Caribbean waters,
unspoiled natural beauty and uncommon personal service to create an idyllic tropical island retreat. Located on the Turneffe Atoll, 25 miles off the coast of Belize City, Blackbird Resort is nestled within a 2-mile long private, white sandy beach. We are situated on the windward side of Blackbird Caye within 4,000 acres of remote jungle and palm trees.  The resort overlooks an iridescent turquoise lagoon, protected by the atoll’s rim reef and the dramatic walls of Turneffe are only 100 feet from the resort. Our prime location offers guests the opportunity to enjoy World Class diving and snorkeling at some of the most spectacular sites in the Western Hemisphere, only 5 to 10 minutes away from the resort.  Offering some of the highest biodiversity in the Caribbean, Turneffe offers a well-developed reef encircling the entire island chain making it the perfect location for divers, snorkelers and kayakers.

Blackbird offers 18 private oceanfront cabanas all with modern accommodations, screened in balconies and hammocks all facing the spectacular Caribbean Sea. The resort features four charming thatched roof mahogany cottages, nine hard roofed cabanas, as well as a duplex and a triplex cabana making these two latter ones perfect for groups or families.  The interiors are comfortable with full baths, electricity, and hot water. All rooms are air-conditioned, though unnecessary with the cottages open to the trade winds. The island infrastructure is comprised of rainwater collection reservoirs and Reverse Osmosis systems, three generators, telephone with fax, satellite television in the bar lounge, and free Wi-Fi internet.

Blackbird is well known throughout North America and through the years have been featured on television, Sport Diver and Scuba Diving magazines as well as newspaper articles.

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