Routes Wins TripAdvisors Certificate of Excellence for a 3rd year in a row

Albuquerque, NM – May 31, 2016 Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals of Albuquerque and Santa Fe today announced that, for the third year in a row, it has received the 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.


“Winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is a true source of pride for the entire team at Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals, and we’d like to thank all of our guests who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor,” said Heather Arnold, Co-owner and Marketing Director for Routes, “There is no greater seal of approval than being recognized by one’s own customers. With the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence based on customer reviews, the accolade is a remarkable vote of confidence to our business and our continued commitment to excellence.”


“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. Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals has maintained a 5-star rating throughout the five years they have been in business.

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About Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals

Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals ( is a locally-owned bicycle tour, rental, and maintenance boutique in the historic urban cores of Albuquerque and Santa Fe New Mexico, with a focus on providing unique, authentic experiences for their customers. Founded in spring 2011, Routes is the only company in Albuquerque to feature professionally-guided bicycle tours and rentals throughout the year, and is the only company in Santa Fe to offer daily bicycle tours. Daily, custom, and seasonal tours are available including the ABQ Bike & Brew, Biking Bad, the NM Chile Tour, the Bosque Bike & Wine, the Santa Fe Pueblo Artisan and City tours, and the Bikes & Balloons tour in October.  Routes offers a range of high-end bicycle types and sizes to choose from, including Cannondale road bikes (Albuquerque) and the company’s signature, yellow-tire city cruisers. Snowshoe rentals and tours are also offered in winter months.


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.


**Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, February 2016 ***Source: TripAdvisor log files, Q1 2016


Media Contact: Heather Arnold, Director of Marketing Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals / (505) 933-5667 /