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Sylvan Dale Ranch Earns 2013 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Honored as a Top Performing Dude and Guest Ranch as Reviewed by Travelers on theWorld’s Largest Travel Site

Loveland, CO – May 28, 2013 – Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, a horse and cattle ranch and year-round vacation destination 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. 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.

3761“Sylvan Dale Ranch is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Susan Jessup, General Manager at Sylvan Dale. We want to express our appreciation to the fine folks who have communicated their Sylvan Dale Experience on Trip Advisor. We are passionate about sharing the beauty of our Ranch with others and this Certificate of Excellence will help us continue doing what we love.”

“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.”

399144_10150681083632361_2140986764_nSylvan Dale Guest Ranch is an authentic working horse and cattle ranch and event center in the Rocky Mountain foothills west of Loveland, Colorado. Over 75% of the 3,200 acres ranch is protected by perpetual conservation easements assuring wildlife habitat and surrounding views for future generations. Sylvan Dale hosts family Dude Ranch Vacations, Destination Weddings, and Business Retreats year round.

The Dude Ranchers’ Association was formed in 1926 to preserve this special way of life and the wonderful environment in which dude ranching takes place. When you vacation at a Dude Ranchers’ Association Dude Ranch, you can be sure of a quality vacation. Membership in the Association is a rigorous two year inspection and approval process, to assure that guests are treated to genuine western hospitality combined with the lodging industry’s highest standards.

Our Dude Ranches offer all-inclusive vacations that are perfect for everyone, from the littlest rancher to Grandpa and Grandma.  Horseback riding, hiking, petting zoos, swimming holes, rodeos, fishing, games, skeet shooting, archery, art classes, cooking classes and more await your discovery on your next Dude Ranch Vacation.  Horses, Hats, History and Hospitality – they’re the foundation of every ranch.

There is a little cowboy in all of us… come find yours…

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