Chattanooga Marriott Downtown Receives TripAdvisor Certificate Of Excellence

Thursday, May 29, 2014

TripAdvisor presented the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence to the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown Hotel for maintaining an average rating of four or higher out of a possible five, based on TripAdvisor traveler reviews.  Additional criteria include volume of reviews and how recently they have been submitted by TripAdvisor travelers.  The accolade is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide.

“We at Shaner Hotels are very proud of the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown Hotel for earning this award.

  Receiving notoriety from TripAdvisor is a testament to the dedication of the entire hotel team to provide our guests a fulfilling experience during every moment of their stay,” said David Kopac, E-Commerce Marketing Manager for Shaner Hotels.



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