THE HARVEST GOLF CLUB EARNS 2012 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
Honored as a Highly Rated Golf Course as Reviewed by Travelers on the
World’s Largest Travel Site
Kelowna, BC – June 27, 2012 – The Harvest Golf Club 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.
“The Harvest Golf Club is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Chad Scott, Head Professional at The Harvest. “We strive to offer our members and guests a memorable, global experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating 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 The Harvest Golf Club
At 7109 yards, The Harvest is a championship length golf course designed by renowned Canadian golf course architect, Graham Cooke. The Harvest Golf Club is situated on 254 acres in “downtown” East Kelowna. Fifty four acres are devoted to a working orchard featuring 9 varieties of apples including: Spartan, Macintosh, Red Delicious, Braeburn, Royal Gala, Shamrock, Sunrise, Granny Smith and Fuji. An additional 10 acres of land produce Ehrenfelser, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wine grapes, used exclusively by Calona Wines to produce numerous award winning wine products.
The Harvest Golf Club provides an excellent location for events of any size or just to relax with friends. Every detail of the Clubhouse has been carefully considered for the enjoyment of our guests. Include The Harvest in your next Okanagan golf vacation!
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*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, Worldwide, January 2012
**Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Inc. and its subsidiaries, Worldwide, January 2012
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