The team at Worldwide Timeshare Hypermarket (WWTH) has cross referenced its top 50 best selling resorts with the latest winners of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence and Traveller’s Choice awards for 2015.
The Certificate of Excellence is awarded to accommodation, restaurants and attractions that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor. The Traveller’s Choice award is given to the top 25 hotels in popular countries, with a sub category specifically for those resorts that excel at family holidays.
“It is a great way to gain a comparable and measurable insight into the overall quality of timeshare resorts and the satisfaction of guests. With almost 40,000 traveller ratings the data is certainly comprehensive too,” explained Roy Forsdick, commercial director.
Here’s a summary of their findings followed by a review of top areas:
- Of WWTH’s list of top 50 selling resorts, 44 received a TripAdvisor award in 2015;
- Ten resorts from the list now boast the prestigious Traveller’s Choice award confirming the quality and service provided by timeshare resorts; and
- An ‘astounding’ 83 per cent of guests rated their stay at WWTH’s top 50 resorts as either excellent or very good.
A favourite among timeshare owners with numerous top-quality resorts, the tiny Island of Madeira has six resorts in WWTH’s top 50 and all hold at least a Certificate of Excellence, with the Porto Mare Residence winning the coveted Traveller’s Choice award.
The island consolidated its position as one of the most popular holiday destinations. It saw an increase in the number of resorts in WWTH’s top 50 with a total of six - five of which had received Certificates of Excellence and one Traveller’s Choice for Club Gran Anfi.
Home to five of WWTH’s top 50, the Algarve receives very high satisfaction levels. Some 92 per cent of travellers rated their experience as either excellent or very good and three of the five in WWTH’s top 50 were Traveller’s Choice winners - Four Seasons Vilamoura, Four Seasons Fairways and Pine Cliffs.