Ocean City, MD – (May 29, 2018): Ocean City Recreation and Parks (OCRP) has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for the fifth year in a row, earning an esteemed spot in their Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame. According to TripAdvisor, among 55 attractions in Ocean City, Northside Park reviewed as the #1 attraction, surpassing Ocean City’s beautiful beach and Boardwalk.
Now in its eighth year, the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller 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 for the fifth year in a row and being recognized in the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame is a tremendous honor for our team at Ocean City Recreation and Parks,” said Susan Petito, OCRP Director. “Our Parks, Recreation and Administration staff members, paired with our partners on the Special Events team, are so pleased that our efforts have resulted in positive experiences for our park users, and we are very appreciative of those who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor.
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.
““It’s quite an accomplishment and takes a good team of both Recreation and Parks professionals to accomplish,” said Ocean City Park Superintendent Gary Collier. “This is a tremendous honor for our team at Ocean City Recreation and Parks and I couldn’t be more proud.”
About Northside Park
Northside Park is located on 125th Street and the Bay. It is Ocean City’s largest and most popular park and home to the Recreation and Parks Department administrative offices. This 58-acre complex boasts three lighted softball/baseball fields, a lighted soccer field, multipurpose field, a foot bridge, mini-borrowing library, concession stands, accessible playground, picnic shelter, two piers, over 1 mile of walking/jogging paths and a state of the art outdoor exercise area. Indoor facilities include a Community Center with 14,200 square foot gymnasium, kitchen, community room, conference room, patio, sitting areas and a Sports Center annex with a 21,000 square foot multi-use arena. Northside Park hosts more than 100 special events and recreational programs and activities each year for both residents and visitors to Ocean City. For more information about Northside Park and the Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department visit: http://oceancitymd.gov/Recreation_and_Parks/.
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