PURELL HAND SANITIZER IS A TRIPADVISOR TRAVELERS' CHOICE FAVORITE IN CANADA
World's Largest Travel Community Prefers PURELL to Any Other Hand Sanitizer
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TripAdvisor®, the world's
largest travel site*, announced the winners of its inaugural Travelers'
Choice® Awards for Travel Favorites in Canada. PURELL Hand Sanitizer® was
selected by TripAdvisor travelers as the best hand sanitizer.
The Travelers' Choice Favorites awards honor top brands travelers across
select global markets prefer to use on their trips. In Canada, there were 21
winners in categories ranging from cameras to sunscreen to carry-on luggage.
"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 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 PURELL Jelly Wrap™ Carriers
that can attach to purses and bags as well as 59 mL bottles."
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. A total of 51,302 travelers (including 3,029 Canadian respondents)
then selected their favorites from the shortlists.
GOJO Industries, Inc. (www.gojo.com) is the inventor of PURELL® 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 Brazil.
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, including China under daodao.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.independenttraveler.com, www.jetsetter.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.
CONTACT: Samantha Williams
Public Relations Director
GOJO Industries, Inc.
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.