Awards of Excellence

2013 Certificate of Excellence Winner

the Reef Resort honored as a top performing hotel as reviewed by travelers on the world's largest travel site.

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands - The Home of the Ultimate Island Vacation-the Reef Resort in Grand Cayman has been awarded the prestigious 2013 Certificate of Excellence award by TripAdvisor, which is the world's largest travelling site for the second consecutive year.

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 per cent 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.

" the Reef is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence ", said Kel Thompson, Chairman of Thompson Resorts. " We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into positive reviews on TripAdvisor. "

" TripAdvisor is delighted to celebrate the success of businesses around the globe, from Sydney to Chicago, San 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. "

Expedia Insiders Select 2012

Travelers have ranked the Reef Resort among the World's best hotels on the 2012 Expedia Insider's Select List.

This year's exclusive Select List is compiled based on more than half a million Expedia customer opinion reviews collected by Expedia in 2011, combined with a value rating and the local market expertise of more than 650 Expedia employees in local markets worldwide, resulting in an easy-to-browse list that helps travelers find the perfect hotel using the trusted insight of their fellow travelers.

Only 650 from among more than 150,000 properties available on Expedia sites are designated as Insiders' Select hotels. The Reef was recognized by customers for superior services, and exceptional guest experience and notable value.

About the Reef Resort

The Reef is Grand Cayman's only full service all beachfront resort, and one of the few on the island to offer all-inclusive options. Located on the secluded East End of Grand Cayman, the family-run the Reef Resort has 1,500 feet of white sand beach for 152 condo-style rooms.

The full-service resort features two restaurants, a spa, two fresh-water pools, snorkeling and scuba diving, along with many on site water sport activities from White Sand Water Sports. For more information about the Reef, go to To make reservations, email or call 1-888-232-0541.

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The Reef Named "One of the 10 Best in the Caribbean" for Families

Cayman's only full service all beachfront resort is named one of the "10 Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts in the Caribbean" by Trip Advisor's family travel site, Family Vacation Critic.

A team of family travel editors ranked the the Reef among the top five hotels and destinations in the Caribbean for its family friendly service and environment.

The award is only given out to the top hotels and destinations for families worldwide.

The Ultimate Island Vacation was selected for:

  • Family friendly all-inclusive vacation packages
  • All Beachfront Suites
  • 1,500ft White Sand Beach
  • Variety of Water Sports Activities available from White Sand Water Sports
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • High Quality Food
  • Overall Experience

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