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 Marfells Beach Campsite.
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.
60 Valid Reviews
The Marfells Beach Campsite experience has a total of 63 reviews. There are 60 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 3 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 60 valid reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Marfells Beach Campsite valid reviews is 83.33% and is based on 60 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.
21 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 60 valid reviews, the experience has 21 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.
Below is the distribution of ratings for the 21 face-to-face reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Marfells Beach Campsite face-to-face reviews is 87.14% and is based on 21 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.
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|Camping crew||9/10||690 days||32%|
|Shannon Allison||1/10||994 days||5%|
|M A Pelton||8/10||1310 days||4%|
|Patricia Stitchbury||10/10||1327 days||4%|
|Keith Salway||8/10||1339 days||4%|
|Clive Craven||9/10||1359 days||4%|
|Rob & Colleen Elwood||8/10||1692 days||4%|
|James Jackson||9/10||1787 days||4%|
|Joanne Butfield||10/10||1928 days||3%|
|Mattijs Hoogenbosch||8/10||2021 days||3%|
|Daniel Pietzsch||10/10||2026 days||3%|
|Lisa Conradie||9/10||2059 days||3%|
|Matthew Hallowell||9/10||2087 days||3%|
|Antonio BENITEZ||7/10||2089 days||3%|
|Jojo and Jacky||10/10||2134 days||3%|
|David O'Loughlin||10/10||2139 days||3%|
|Martin Hofmann||10/10||2301 days||3%|
|Marine P||8/10||2391 days||2%|
|John G||8/10||2395 days||2%|
|Harriet MacMillan||7/10||2412 days||2%|
|Ryan Lieston||8/10||2730 days||1%|
|Heike Heller||9/10||2739 days||1%|
|Andreas Mouteiro||10/10||2739 days||1%|
|Evon Jones||7/10||2761 days||1%|
|Veeh Barrington||8/10||2762 days||1%|
|Héléna Degres||9/10||3095 days||1%|
|Michael Walker||8/10||3128 days||1%|
|Lorraine Walker||9/10||3128 days||1%|
|Jackie and Brian||8/10||3208 days||1%|
|gareth williams||10/10||3307 days||0%|
|Stuart Arrol||10/10||3456 days||0%|
|Carolee Webster||9/10||3500 days||0%|
|Chris & Jen Spencer||9/10||3531 days||0%|
|K Wallis||9/10||3856 days||1%|
|Amanda Wallace||9/10||3875 days||1%|
|Luc Marchand||7/10||3877 days||1%|
|Daniela Seibel||9/10||3877 days||1%|
Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Marfells Beach Campsite 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.