SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Earns Inducted Into Tripadvisor’s Hall of Fame as Top Destin Restaurant and Things to Do

Company Earns Review-Based Certificate of Excellence for Fifth Consecutive Year

SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS today announced that it has received a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence award for the fifth consecutive year. The achievement celebrates businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor over the past year. As a result, SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS has also been inducted into TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame as a top Destin Restaurant and top thing to do in Sandestin. SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS has been recognized for continually delivering a quality customer service experience for its weekly Sunset Dinner Cruises and Destin Florida weddings.

“Our team of executive chefs, wedding planners and service staff continue to raise the bar in providing a memorable and superb experience for dinner cruises and weddings,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS. “We are humbled to receive this award for the fifth year in a row as a direct result of our guests’ reviews.”

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Established in 2004, SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS is a 125 foot, three-deck dining and entertainment yacht that cruises year-round from the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The SOLARIS yacht offers weekly sunset dinner cruises, weddings / receptions and private cruises. Guest reviews highlight the unparalleled experience, entertainment, service and food on the sunset dinner cruises.

The SOLARIS is an award-winning Destin wedding venue, receiving national recognition with review-based awards such as the Knot’s Hall of Fame and WeddingWire’s Couples Choice awards. The SOLARIS yacht was built with weddings in mind, boasting an open-air sky deck with bridal and photo platforms, private bridal suite, full-service mahogany bar and wedding planners included in packages.

“TripAdvisor is excited to announce the recipients of the 2018 Certificate of Excellence, which celebrates experiences and other travel businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings on the world’s largest travel site,” 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.”

The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and recency of reviews submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.

SunQuest Cruises is located at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, just east of Destin. For additional information, including videos, schedules and online reservations, visit or call 850.650.2519.

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About SunQuest Cruises

Docked at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina, SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS yacht is a magnificent 125 foot, 5,200 square foot yacht with three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces. The SOLARIS is the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, offering public dinner cruises year-round for up to 150 people. Since 2004, the award-winning SOLARIS has also served as a unique venue for weddings/receptions, corporate functions, group activities and other events. The SOLARIS has been the recipient of the “Best Wedding and Reception Venue” award by readers of The Knot for nine consecutive years, WeddingWire’s Couples Choice Award for three consecutive years and is inducted into the Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame. For more information, visit or call 850.650.2519.

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