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 Boundary Creek Campsite.
If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org. We don't believe this is perfect or complete so we're always interested in ways we might make improvements.
82 Valid Reviews
The Boundary Creek Campsite experience has a total of 82 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 82 valid reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Boundary Creek Campsite valid reviews is 83.17% and is based on 82 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.
24 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 82 valid reviews, the experience has 24 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.
Below is the distribution of ratings for the 24 face-to-face reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Boundary Creek Campsite face-to-face reviews is 82.50% and is based on 24 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.
|Cait Turner||10/10||56 days||100%|
|Timothy Davies||7/10||483 days||58%|
|From DK||9/10||787 days||20%|
|Heather Abbott||8/10||787 days||19%|
|Graham Anna||10/10||818 days||17%|
|Dave Reynolds||9/10||818 days||17%|
|Qi Moss||8/10||1093 days||5%|
|Jill McGrath||6/10||1116 days||3%|
|Louis Goring-Morris||7/10||1119 days||4%|
|Niall McGrath||7/10||1123 days||5%|
|Fei Fei Lei||7/10||1142 days||3%|
|Oceane Imber||10/10||1147 days||5%|
|Stefan Hohmann||10/10||1193 days||5%|
|Jarod Haegel||8/10||1212 days||5%|
|Michael Talbot||8/10||1218 days||5%|
|Geoff Steele||10/10||1273 days||5%|
|Bruce Graham||9/10||1401 days||4%|
|deborah cooper||7/10||1457 days||4%|
|Andy Kubic||6/10||1464 days||4%|
|Adrian Soldati||6/10||1512 days||3%|
|Joe Hopkins||8/10||1515 days||4%|
|Nicola Barlow||6/10||1543 days||3%|
|Franziska Liebe||10/10||1547 days||3%|
|Kim Donze||8/10||1651 days||4%|
|Susan Boyton||8/10||1800 days||3%|
|Sam Smith-Palomeque||8/10||1809 days||3%|
|Juan Viscegle||6/10||1816 days||2%|
|Gabor Kabacs||7/10||1834 days||3%|
|Bill McMurray||10/10||1834 days||4%|
|Tatiana Rochereau||5/10||1843 days||3%|
|R Werder||8/10||1867 days||3%|
|Jakob Kofoed||10/10||1872 days||3%|
|Sandy Stamp||8/10||1885 days||3%|
|Ellen Schmitz||9/10||1894 days||3%|
|Steve Warren||8/10||2005 days||3%|
|Bert Gielen||9/10||2220 days||3%|
|Petra Geblova||7/10||2236 days||3%|
|Elles Janssen||7/10||2247 days||2%|
|Clare Lambley||8/10||2264 days||2%|
|Justin globalgauthiers.blogspot.com||8/10||2523 days||2%|
|Julien Joubert-Gaillard||7/10||2526 days||2%|
|Ann-Kathrin Wacker||10/10||2565 days||2%|
|Lena Wacker||9/10||2565 days||2%|
|Anne and Steve Bartlett||8/10||2605 days||2%|
|Team Kim&James||8/10||2766 days||2%|
|Jiri van Straelper||5/10||2906 days||1%|
|Enna Keet||8/10||2931 days||1%|
|Nils Poppenborg||10/10||2932 days||1%|
|Philip Gibbons||9/10||2947 days||1%|
|Andreas & Leonie Fehr||10/10||3305 days||1%|
|Tom Connis||9/10||3312 days||1%|
|Bill Mclennan||10/10||3632 days||0%|
|Coral Last||8/10||3636 days||0%|
|Ian and Ailsa||7/10||3637 days||0%|
|Annette Schmitt||9/10||4037 days||1%|
Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Boundary Creek 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 email@example.com.