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Rocking Horse Ranch Voted One of the Top Family Resorts in World

Apr 16th, 2012 | By | Category: In Your Town

ROCKING HORSE RANCH RESORT VOTED ONE OF THE TOP FAMILY RESORTS IN WORLD
Rocking Horse also recognized with first Ulster County Executive Star Award

Families on-the-go won’t have to travel by cruise ship or plane to get to one of the world’s top-rated family resorts. TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel website, today reveals Rocking Horse Ranch Resort in Highland, NY was named #2 in the U.S. and # 3 Family Resort in the World.

“We are honored by this prestigious award,” said Steven Turk, owner, Rocking Horse Ranch Resort. “Being named one of the Top Family Resorts highlights the incredible amount of work, pride, and attention to detail we put into every single family that visits Rocking Horse. We can’t thank our guests enough!”

In addition, Ulster County Executive Mike Hein has presented the first ever Ulster County Executive Star Award to Rocking Horse Ranch Resort.

County Executive Hein said, “These impressive recognitions are a testament to the hard work that Steven Turk and his professional staff have invested into making Rocking Horse Ranch Resort an outstanding travel destination. Additionally, these honors support our efforts to increase awareness of Ulster County as an outstanding tourism destination.”

The 2012 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards rankings were based on traveler’s reviews. Travelers review over 500 world-wide family resorts on overall value, cleanliness of facilities and rooms, guest services, food quality, activities and more.

“With the help of millions of travelers around the globe, TripAdvisor is thrilled to recognize the world’s most outstanding hotels with the Travelers’ Choice Awards,” said Christine Petersen, president, TripAdvisor for Business. “Recognizing the best of the best based on traveler feedback and reviews, value and quality are the hallmarks of our Travelers’ Choice winners.”

Rocking Horse Ranch Resort has been committed to exceeding guest expectations for the past 54 years. As an all-inclusive family resort nestled in the beautiful Hudson River Valley, families enjoy 3-Diamond rated accommodations, delicious dining, endless activities, special attractions only seen in the Caribbean, like Big Banana Boat Rides on their private lake and of course the largest Guest Ranch in the World!

The numeric rankings were determined by reviews and opinions from guests that traveled with families around the world.

“Our mission is to maintain our position as one of the World’s Top Rated Resorts. We promise to not rest on our laurels, rather continue to reinvest in the property and stay on the frontier of family hospitality,” said Turk.

Click here for the complete 2012 Travelers’ Choice list.

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  1. The 2012 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards rankings were based on traveler’s reviews. Travelers review over 500 world-wide family resorts on overall value, cleanliness of facilities and rooms, guest services, food quality, activities and more.