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For Immediate Release:
June 05, 2015
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Laura Phillips
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Cindy Castelblanco
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Zoo Miami awarded Tripadvisor's "Certificate of Excellence" five years in a row and the first "Hall Of Fame" Certificate

(MIAMI, June 4, 2015) – The Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department is proud to announce that Zoo Miami has been honored with the TripAdvisor 2015 “Certificate of Excellence” award and a “Hall of Fame” certificate.

The “Certificate of Excellence” award is a result of consistently receiving excellent reviews from TripAdvisor travelers on  Zoo Miami received the “Certificate of Excellence” award in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, making 2015 the fifth consecutive year.  As a result of being awarded for excellence for five years, Zoo Miami is now also a first-time TripAdvisor “Hall of Fame” winner.  It also happens to be the first year this award has been distributed. 

“We are delighted to have won yet another Certificate of Excellence award for our sustained excellence.  The Hall of Fame award is an extra special distinction that we are extremely proud of and will celebrate,” said Zoo Miami Director Carol Kruse.

Other popular Miami-Dade destinations also operated by Miami-Dade Parks were also recently touted with a 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. They include: Deering Estate at Cutler, Amelia Earhart Park,  Haulover Beach ParkCrandon Tennis Center, Fruit and Spice Park, and Crandon Golf Course

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 more than 225 million reviews and opinions covering more than 4.9 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions.  The sites operate in 45 countries worldwide.  TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.

Miami-Dade Parks is a world-class parks system supported by the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade and focused on Placemaking, Health and Fitness, and Conservation and Stewardship.  For more information, visit

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