Twenty-Eight Aramark Destinations and Attractions Awarded TripAdvisor’s 2016 Certificate of Excellence

Lodging, dining and attractions recognized for superior traveler reviews

PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 16, 2016) – Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the award winning food and hospitality partner for national and state parks and other leading leisure and cultural attractions across the country, is proud to announce that TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, awarded twenty-eight Aramark-managed properties the 2016 Certificate of Excellence.

“We are honored to be recognized, once again, by TripAdvisor for our superior level of customer service,” said Bruce W. Fears, president of Aramark’s Leisure division. “This honor reflects our teams’ ongoing commitment and dedication to enhancing the guest experience with exceptional hospitality and service excellence.”

Twenty-eight Aramark-managed lodges, restaurants and attractions received the 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. Aramark-managed lodging locations that were recognized this year include Big Trees Lodge, Half Dome Village, The Majestic Yosemite Hotel, Tuolumne Meadows Lodge, Yosemite High Sierra Camps, Yosemite Valley Lodge and Housekeeping Camp at Yosemite National Park; Lake Crescent Lodge and Lake Quinault Lodge in Olympic National Park; Togwotee Mountain Lodge in Moran, Wyoming; and Wahweap Campground at Lake Powell.

Dining locations honored include Lake Crescent Lodge Restaurant and Zephyr Cove Resort Restaurant along with Yosemite National Park’s Big Trees Lodge Hotel Dining Room, Degnan’s Deli, Half Dome Village Pizza Patio, The Majestic Yosemite Hotel Dining Room and The Mountain Room Lounge.

Honored attractions include Cabin Nite Dinner Theater in Denali, Alaska; Lake Tahoe Cruises and its authentic paddlewheeler, MS Dixie II; Wilderness River Adventures at Lake Powell, Lake Powell Boat Tours; Togwotee Adventures; Bushkill Falls; Lake Mead Cruises; Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area and the 700 Years Tour at Mesa Verde National Park.

The TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence, now in its sixth year, 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.

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.

Aramark proudly delivers innovative hospitality, recreational and interpretive programs inside and around America’s top travel destinations and vacation spots, such as Denali National Park & Preserve, Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, Mesa Verde National Park, Olympic National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Olympic National Forest, Lake Tahoe Basin National Forest, Yosemite National Park, Field Museum, Gettysburg National Military Park, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia Zoo and many more. Connect with us on Twitter at @TravelAramark.

About Aramark
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We work to put our sustainability goals into action by focusing on initiatives that engage our employees, empower healthy living, preserve our planet and build local communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.


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