Palace Theatre in Paignton today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its third year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.

Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions
located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

Executive Lead for Culture, Tourism and Harbours, Cllr Nicole Amil, said: ““It is a great pleasure to receive a Certificate of Excellence for the third year running. We are proud to welcome all of our customers, new and old to our venue and give them a great experience. Coming to the theatre isn’t just about watching the show, it’s about the whole experience.”

The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and recency of reviews submitted by travellers 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.

Vice President of Industry Marketing, Heather Leisman, said: “With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honours hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travellers.

“This recognition helps travellers identify and book properties that regularly deliver great service. TripAdvisor is proud to play this integral role in helping travellers feel more confident in their booking decisions.”

Notes to Editors

About Palace Theatre
Owned by Torbay Council, Palace Theatre located at Palace Avenue in Paigton is a community theatre located in the heart of the English Riviera. Staging shows from musicals, pantomimes to rock and roll bands wih something for everyone.

About TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site**, enabling travellers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travellers, and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features, with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor-branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 340 million unique monthly visitors***, and 350 million reviews and opinions covering 6.5 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 48 markets worldwide.

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP), through its subsidiaries, manages and operates websites
under 24 other travel media brands:,,,,,, (including,,, and,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and
**Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, February 2016
***Source: TripAdvisor log files, Q1 2016

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