The Smiling Seahorse Awarded 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and announces a new boat.

—Recognized as a Top Performing Dive Centre in the Region as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site The Smiling Seahorse received the Certificate of Excellence for the third year in a row and is now building a brand new steel boat to continue providing its customer with exceptional experiences.

RANONG, Thailand, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Network/ — The Smiling Seahorse, a French run scuba diving company operating dive cruises in Thailand and Myanmar announced that it has received again TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award.

Now in its seventh year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence recipients include restaurants, accommodations and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

“TripAdvisor is excited to announce the recipients of the 2017 Certificate of Excellence, which celebrates hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travelers,” said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor. “This recognition allows us to publicly honor businesses that are actively engaging with customers and using feedback to help travelers identify and confidently book the perfect trip.”

“Excellent customer service is our ultimate goal and winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence three year in a row make us very proud of our work,” said Camille and Franck, Owners of The Smiling Seahorse Co. Ltd. “There is no greater seal of approval than being recognized by one’s customers.”

About The Smiling Seahorse

The Smiling Seahorse operates liveaboard dive cruises for the last 6 years out of Ranong. Running trips in the best spots of Thailand (namely Surin and Similans Islands) and of Myanmar (also known as Burma, Mergui Archipelago is a new destination offering wonderful dives to the adventurous divers.)

It Franco-Thai team strive to offer customer satisfaction at all level and to deliver your dream diving holidays.

The Smiling Seahorse is building a brand new dive boat for the coming season:

– The boat will be slightly bigger but we’ll keep small number of divers onboard, so the atmosphere and service will remain the same

– A steel boat with two powerful engines to go explore even further

– AirCon in all cabins and doors opened toward the outside to enjoy the ocean breeze and the seaview!

– Private bathrooms with hot shower and toilet

– A bigger room dedicated to Photographers

– A nice lounge area with couches and bar

– A huge sundeck on top

– Bigger staff quarters for our “Dream team” 🙂


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The Smiling Seahorse

170 Ruangrat Road, Muang Ranong 85000 Thailand

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