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Mighty Eighth Receives 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
"The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force has been recognized with a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence since 2012," says Scott Loehr, President and CEO, "We know the museum offers exhibits of the highest caliber and this award recognizes the exceptional visitor experience each person who comes through our doors has at the Mighty Eighth Museum."
"TripAdvisor is excited to announce the recipients of the 2018 Certificate of Excellence, which celebrates experiences and other travel businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings on the world's largest travel site," said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor. "This recognition allows us to publicly honor businesses that are actively engaging with customers and using feedback to help travelers identify and confidently book the perfect trip."
The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and how recent travelers submit reviews 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 the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
The museum exists to educate visitors about the character, courage, valor and patriotism of the brave individuals who fought in the Eighth Air Force, the largest air armada in history. The museum boasts films, exhibits, artifacts and archival materials telling the stories of individuals who served in the storied Eighth Air Force. Their sacrifices made victory in World War II possible.
Museum highlights include a fully-restored B-17 "Flying Fortress" and the multimedia "Mission Experience,"
The Museum is a Center for Character Education and serves 37,000 children annually through "Character Counts," fully funded by the Museum. The museum serves 62,000 children annually through guided tours, traveling exhibits, Summer Camps and Day Camps and welcomes over 100,000 visitors every year.
TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site*, enables travelers to unleash the full potential of every trip. With over 600 million reviews and opinions covering the world's largest selection of travel listings worldwide – covering approximately 7.5 million accommodations, airlines, attractions, and restaurants -- TripAdvisor provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, how to fly, what to do and where to eat. TripAdvisor also compares prices from more than 200 hotel booking sites so travelers can find the lowest price on the hotel that's right for them. TripAdvisor-
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* Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, November 2017
** Source: TripAdvisor log files, average monthly unique visitors, Q3 2017