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Prince Edward Tours Gray Line EARNS 2016 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – June 8, 2016 Prince Edward Tours Gray Line, Prince Edward Island’s largest and most diverse sightseeing tour operator today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler 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.

“This is a such an amazing credential for our company. Today’s traveler is searching TripAdvisor first and foremost when seeking information for their upcoming travel plans. With this new certification, it definitely puts us in a class in which travelers wish to be associated with,” quotes Marsha Doiron, VP, Marketing & Development for  Prince Edward Tours Gray Line.

“With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honors hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travelers,” said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor. “This recognition helps travelers identify and book properties that regularly deliver great service. TripAdvisor is proud to play this integral role in helping travelers feel more confident in their booking decisions.”

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

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About Prince Edward Tours Gray Line

Prince Edward  Tours Gray Line  is a member of Coach Atlantic Group, the largest ground passenger transportation company East of Montreal.  Prince Edward Tours Gray Line is the Island’s most experienced   & diverse sightseeing tour operator and only authorized Gray Line provider.  Our daily tour program features Charlottetown, Anne of Green Gables, Scenic Island Drive, and new this year a Winery & Lighthouse Tour, as well as a new culinary tour ~ Savor the flavors of the North Shore Tour. Our tour office is located at the new Charlottetown Visitors Information Centre, at 178 Water St.  We live by our vision ~ “Connecting people & communities ~ providing memories along the way”.

 About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor® is the world’s largest travel site**, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers 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:

www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.thefork.com (including www.lafourchette.com, www.eltenedor.com, www.iens.nl, www.besttables.com and www.dimmi.com.au), www.gateguru.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.housetrip.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.jetsetter.com, www.niumba.com, www.onetime.com, www.oyster.com, www.seatguru.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com, www.travelpod.com, www.tripbod.com, www.vacationhomerentals.com, www.viator.com, and www.virtualtourist.com.

**Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, February 2016

***Source: TripAdvisor log files, Q1 2016

Marsha Doiron, VP, Marketing & Development marsha@coachatlanticgroup.com 902.626.7815