QUALITY BEACH RESORT EARNS 2012 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

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CLEARWATER BEACH, FL - May 30, 2012 - The Quality Beach Resort today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. 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. Approximately 10 percent of accommodations listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

"We are pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence," said Emmanuel Oliver, General Manager at the Quality Beach Resort. "We strive to offer our guests the best experience on the beach, and this recognition demonstrates that our team's hard work and dedication translates into positive traveler reviews on TripAdvisor."

"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."

About Quality Beach Resort
Located on the sugar-white sands of Clearwater Beach, Florida near shopping, dining, and tons of attractions, the Quality Beach Resort is a perfect lodging choice when your travels bring you to the Florida Gulf Coast. Our beachfront resort offers an on-property IHOP restaurant, heated beachfront pool, tropical tiki bar with live entertainment, and striking views of Sand Key Park and Clearwater Pass.

About TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor-branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with more than 50 million unique monthly visitors*, and over 60 million reviews and opinions.

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