Hi there, thanks for your interest in how we calculate an experience's ranking score. It's at the core of Rankers so I'm pleased you're curious.
The ranking score percentage is used to compare and sort experiences in ranking tables. It is not necessarily a direct measurement of the quality of a particular experience as rated by its customers. I've found it a useful tool to allow me to find the best experiences with confidence. But I've also found it important to read the customer reviews before making any final judgements!
We calculate an experience's ranking score using a multi-factor data model instead of a raw data average (mean). This model takes into account several important questions. For instance - is there a trusted body of reviews? What is the age of a review and is the review from a credible source?
Below you'll find details around some of the important factors that went into calculating the ranking score for Mueller Hut Route.
If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at email@example.com. We don't believe this is perfect or complete so we're always interested in ways we might make improvements.
74 Valid Reviews
The Mueller Hut Route experience has a total of 74 valid reviews. There are no invalid reviews that are excluded from the calculation. Reviews can be excluded only when a reviewer is not verified or after an investigation by our team determines the reviewer is not genuine.
Below is the distribution of ratings for the 74 valid reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Mueller Hut Route valid reviews is 90.81% and is based on 74 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.
72 Face-to-Face Reviews
The Rankers team meets with travellers while they’re in New Zealand and conducts face-to-face surveys. These reviews, in our opinion, are the most trusted in the industry and represent a critical control sample. To our knowledge, we are the only travel review website in the world that has gone to this extent.
Within the 74 valid reviews, the experience has 72 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.
Below is the distribution of ratings for the 72 face-to-face reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Mueller Hut Route face-to-face reviews is 90.56% and is based on 72 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.
Rankers calculates a weighted mean as a base average on which we can improve. Individual review's ratings are given a weight based on several factors. The weight of a review determines the overall impact it'll have on the final weighted average.
Recent reviews have more weight as they are more relevant and reflect the experience as it currently operates. Over time reviews become less relevant and loose their impact on the ranking score.
Low rating reviews carry slightly less weight. This dampens the effect of very low ratings for every experience across the board. This is especially important when the experience has few reviews overall and a single negative rating can grossly mischaracterise an experience. Consistent poor reviews will still result in the experience receiving a comparitively low ranking score.
Credible sources provide reviews that can be trusted. If we have verified a reviewer is genuine via a face-to-face meeting then the review carries additional weight.
|Therese Kacsics||10/10||1366 days||100%|
|Tomas Kotul||9/10||1806 days||81%|
|Petr Jesko||10/10||1880 days||77%|
|Sandra Piechoua||10/10||1880 days||77%|
|Jorg Muller||10/10||2117 days||67%|
|Anja Rakers||9/10||2123 days||67%|
|Mark Ryan||10/10||2124 days||66%|
|Matthias Hottex||10/10||2129 days||66%|
|Valerie Pauly||7/10||2129 days||60%|
|Jan Sojka||10/10||2129 days||66%|
|Denisa Tuckova||10/10||2129 days||66%|
|Daniel Weber||7/10||2136 days||60%|
|Szu-Yi Hsu||9/10||2140 days||66%|
|Chao Lai||9/10||2140 days||66%|
|Derick Trotter||9/10||2141 days||66%|
|Molly Bogeberg||10/10||2144 days||66%|
|Jiri Sojka||9/10||2145 days||66%|
|Lauren Goebel||10/10||2150 days||65%|
|Leon Schotter||10/10||2151 days||65%|
|Ellie Doughty||8/10||2152 days||62%|
|Lukas Havlicek||9/10||2154 days||65%|
|Regina Baum||8/10||2154 days||62%|
|Florian Baum||10/10||2154 days||65%|
|Joaquin Gruffat||9/10||2156 days||65%|
|Isaliner and Mathieu||10/10||2161 days||65%|
|Matt and Louise||10/10||2204 days||63%|
|Lenka Korinkova||10/10||2503 days||50%|
|Jiri Benda||10/10||2503 days||50%|
|Roeland Driessen||10/10||2574 days||47%|
|Oliver Andres||10/10||2590 days||46%|
|Douglas Yeates||9/10||2847 days||34%|
|Simeon W||10/10||2863 days||34%|
|Stina Hultberg||10/10||2885 days||33%|
|Linus Larsson||6/10||2887 days||27%|
|Marius Hoffmann||9/10||2898 days||32%|
|Daniel Naveh||10/10||2929 days||31%|
|Doran Swartz||9/10||2930 days||31%|
|Guy David||7/10||2930 days||28%|
|Sapir Lifshitz||8/10||2930 days||29%|
|Maya Barad||9/10||2930 days||31%|
|Sarah Strong||10/10||2933 days||31%|
|Thomas Roche||10/10||2942 days||30%|
|Omri Ifrsh||10/10||3221 days||18%|
|Pete Wilson||9/10||3232 days||17%|
|Tim Vennewold||9/10||3233 days||17%|
|Yves Vennewald||10/10||3233 days||17%|
|Pia Pitkala||9/10||3235 days||17%|
|Arno Leleu||8/10||3255 days||16%|
|Katharina Littlemann||10/10||3258 days||16%|
|Fabian and Teresa||8/10||3267 days||15%|
|Michael Neumann||10/10||3598 days||1%|
|Nicholas Prakenhammar||7/10||3624 days||0%|
|Jasmin Loeffler||7/10||3922 days||20%|
|Ofir Avimeir||9/10||3955 days||22%|
|Nick Foster||10/10||3959 days||22%|
|Todd Pang||10/10||3961 days||22%|
|Chrissy Crebas||10/10||3962 days||22%|
|Andreas Fritesche||10/10||3980 days||22%|
|Thomas Reidinger||7/10||3991 days||20%|
|Eduard Wikidal||3/10||3992 days||16%|
|Victoria Slater||8/10||4316 days||20%|
|Nicky and Andy Prescott||8/10||4344 days||20%|
|Matthias A||9/10||4344 days||22%|
|Francesca Sabat||10/10||4698 days||22%|
Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Mueller Hut Route does not meet the criteria for any of these adjustments to apply.
The final ranking score once rounding has been applied. This value is cached and recalculated each day. Therefore it may not be precisely accurate based on the other values presented.
If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.