The Majlis Lamu Ltd EARNS 2012 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

Honoured as a Highly Rated Resort as Reviewed by Travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site

Lamu, Kenya – 23 May 2012 – The Majlis hotel today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Approximately 10 percent of accommodations listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travellers on TripAdvisor. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

The Majlis is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Mr Stefano Moccia, Managing Director.“ We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into positive traveller reviews on TripAdvisor.”

“TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional businesses for consistent excellence, as reviewed by travellers on the site,” said Christine Petersen, president of TripAdvisor for Business. “The Certificate of Excellence award gives highly rated establishments around the world the recognition they deserve. From exceptional accommodations in Beijing to remarkable restaurants in Boston, we want to applaud these businesses for offering TripAdvisor travellers a great customer experience.”

About The Majlis Resort

Idyllic, luxurious, stylish, unique, …the Majlis resort is a privately owned luxury beach hotel on the north coast of Kenya in the Indian Ocean. Designed and built to reflect Lamu’s heritage tradition, The Majlis combines 25 superbly appointed luxury air-conditioned suites built with Western comforts and local tradition. State-of-the-art facilities include two bars, a gourmet restaurant, two swimming pools and an activity center which graciously co-ordinates a wide variety of full day experiences such as boat excursions, boat & mainland safaris, fishing, snorkeling and water sports, cultural excursions and scenic flights. For more details about the Majlis resort or Lamu Island, please visit our website at www.themajlisresorts.com

About TripAdvisor

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