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Two Sharpco Hotels are Recipients of the 2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Sharpco Hotels Group announced today that two outstanding hotels in their portfolio received the 2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recognition, repeating a feat from the previous year. This year’s winners include, Best Western Natchitoches and Holiday Inn Downtown Alexandria.

Since 2011, the Certificate of Excellence honors hospitality businesses that deliver consistently great service across the world. This designation is presented to approximately 10 percent of total businesses on TripAdvisor that have consistently achieved great reviews over the past year.

“The consistency of these two hotels…” shares Jay Sharplin, president of Sharpco Hotels Group. “The managers follow and teach the Sharpco way to their staffs.” “Year after year they deliver an excellent guest 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.

About Sharpco Hotels Group

Sharpco Hotels Group, a hotel development and management company headquartered in Natchitoches, Louisiana with a mission is to provide the best lodging experience always focusing on three principles: Value, Exceptional Service and Cleanliness. Connecting and creating memories for business or for pleasure is our ultimate commitment to each and every guest. Our company is a multi-brand management company with an ability to work within a variety of ownership structures, maximizing the value of the owner’s asset through its expertise in balancing the priorities of its guests, owners and associates. We have extensive experience in re-positioning hotels and the development of products to adhere to franchise standards while keeping costs within budgets.

Sharpco Hotels Group Celebrates International Housekeeping Week

Sharpco Hotels Group concluded their celebration of International Housekeeping Week with an employee appreciation luncheon held at Best Western Natchitoches. Hosted every year, during the second full week of September, International Housekeeping week honors the contributions these professionals make throughout various industries.


“Housekeeping is the foundation of our company, the unsung heros. International Housekeeping Week gives us an opportunity to put a spotlight on their hard work and say thank you.” said Jay Sharplin, Owner of Sharpco Hotels Group.

The company celebrated their employees each day with special gifts and prizes to show their appreciation. Sharpco Hotels Group employees over 50 housekeeping professionals throughout their 5 properties; Best Western, Comfort Suites, Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Holiday Inn Downtown Alexandria.