June 18, 2012
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 18, 2012) – TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website with more than 60 million user-generated reviews, has awarded the NASCAR Hall of Fame a Certificate of Excellence in 2012.
Targeted at showcasing hospitality excellence, the accolade is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor and extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. The NASCAR Hall of Fame currently has a 4.5 stars rating on a five-star scale and ranks seventh in Charlotte attractions on TripAdvisor.com.
“The NASCAR Hall of Fame is honored to receive the 2012 Certificate of Excellence,” said Winston Kelley executive director for the NASCAR Hall of Fame. “To be recognized by a website powered by traveler feedback validates the Hall’s efforts to provide an informative, engaging and entertaining experience for guests with all levels of knowledge and interest in NASCAR.”
To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.
The NASCAR Hall of Fame, designed to educate and entertain race fans and non-fans alike, opened May 11, 2010 and was the second-highest attended sports hall of fame in America its opening year. The high-tech venue features high-octane fun with more than 50 hands-on stations, authentic NASCAR artifacts and historic stock car exhibits. Guests can actively get involved and practice a pit stop, walk through a full-size NASCAR Sprint Cup hauler, call a race, get behind the wheel in iRacing simulators and more. Younger rookie racers can get their hands-on experience in Kobalt Kids Zone and Race Week’s child-friendly pit stop challenge.
The NASCAR Hall of Fame is conveniently located in Center City Charlotte, N.C. For more information about the NASCAR Hall of Fame, guests should call 704-654-4400 or visit NASCARHall.com.The facility is owned by the City of Charlotte, licensed by NASCAR and operated by the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority.