PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer Receives Travelers' Choice Award from
Just in Time for Summer Travel, Top Brands Recognized by World's Largest
AKRON, Ohio, May 8, 2013
AKRON, Ohio, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --TripAdvisor^®, the world's largest
travel site*, today announced the winners of its second annual Travelers'
Choice^® Awards for Travel Favorites. PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer was
selected by TripAdvisor travelers as the best hand sanitizer.
The awards honor top brands travelers across select global markets prefer to
use on their trips. In the U.S., there were 21 winners in categories ranging
from cameras to sunscreen to carry-on luggage. Winners were also announced in
the U.K., France, Germany, India, Italy, Spain, and Russia.
"The TripAdvisor community has spoken and these are the most beloved travel
brands from around the world," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer
for TripAdvisor. "We are thrilled to recognize these world-class brands with
Travelers' Choice awards that millions of travelers worldwide rely on for the
best travel products for their trips."
"We are delighted that TripAdvisor travelers selected PURELL Advanced as their
favorite hand sanitizer," said Kathleen Hooker, marketing director, PURELL
Consumer. "Travelers don't want anything to slow them down, and PURELL is for
those on the go moments. We know our customers love using the PURELL Jelly
Wraps that can attach to purses and bags as well as 2 oz. bottles. You'll
soon see PURELL travel products for your car and hand sanitizing wipe
Surveys were conducted in each country using a total panel of more than 3,900
TripAdvisor travelers to select a shortlist of brands/products in each
category. To view the entire list of winners go to TripAdvisor link. A total
of 39,898 travelers (including 12,125 U.S. respondents) then selected their
favorites from the shortlists.
GOJO Industries, Inc. (www.gojo.com) is the inventor of PURELL® Advanced
Instant Hand Sanitizer and the leading global producer and marketer of skin
health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings. The broad GOJO
product portfolio includes hand cleaning, handwashing, hand sanitizing and
skin care formulas under the GOJO®, PURELL® and PROVON® brand names. GOJO
formulations use the latest advances in the science of skin care and
sustainability. GOJO is known for state-of-the-art dispensing technology,
engineered with attention to design, sustainability and functionality. GOJO
programs promote healthy behaviors for hand hygiene, skin care and compliance
in critical environments. GOJO is a privately held corporation headquartered
in Akron, with offices in the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Japan and
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan
and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real
travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with
seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest
travel community in the world, with more than 200 million unique monthly
visitors**, and over 100 million reviews and opinions. The sites operate in 30
countries worldwide, includingChina underdaodao.com. TripAdvisor also
includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the
tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.
TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 20 other
travel media brands: www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com,
www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com,
www.flipkey.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com,
www.onetime.com,www.seatguru.com, www.sniqueaway.com, www.smartertravel.com,
www.tingo.com, www.travel-library.com, www.travelpod.com,
www.virtualtourist.com, www.whereivebeen.com, and www.kuxun.cn.
*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, January 2013
**Source: Google Analytics, worldwide data, March 2013
©2013 TripAdvisor, Inc. All rights reserved.
SOURCE GOJO Industries, Inc.
Contact: Samantha Williams, Public Relations Director, GOJO Industries, Inc.,
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