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 Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping.
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.
53 Valid Reviews
The Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping experience has a total of 57 reviews. There are 53 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 4 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 53 valid reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping valid reviews is 93.21% and is based on 53 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.
4 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 53 valid reviews, the experience has 4 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.
Below is the distribution of ratings for the 4 face-to-face reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping face-to-face reviews is 90.00% and is based on 4 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.
|Tash & Laura||9/10||135 days||97.11||97%|
|Jan Z.||10/10||166 days||95.63||96%|
|M Elsten||10/10||166 days||95.63||96%|
|Xiaoming Guo||10/10||258 days||89.45||89%|
|Grizzly Girl||10/10||258 days||89.45||89%|
|Stefano Clerici||10/10||350 days||80.59||80%|
|C J B||10/10||380 days||77.12||77%|
|L + J||10/10||411 days||73.23||73%|
|Boguslaw MAKIELLO||10/10||455 days||80.63||80%|
|M A Pelton||9/10||497 days||60.86||60%|
|UK 50-something couple||8/10||500 days||60.38||59%|
|Alyson Reid||9/10||514 days||58.14||57%|
|Ewan Evans||9/10||564 days||49.68||48%|
|Lucy Watson||10/10||591 days||45.25||44%|
|Mairead Bushe||10/10||596 days||44.46||43%|
|Naira Prudencio||10/10||835 days||15.71||13%|
|Mailhos Cécile||10/10||840 days||15.3||13%|
|Caryn Grosvenor||10/10||859 days||13.83||11%|
|Catherine Kay||8/10||880 days||12.32||10%|
|Svetlana L||10/10||890 days||11.66||9%|
|Rebecca Lindsey||9/10||896 days||11.28||9%|
|Neil Warnock||10/10||927 days||9.47||7%|
|Shelly Stanchuk||9/10||957 days||8.02||5%|
|Becky and James||10/10||990 days||6.75||4%|
|Mikael Torres||9/10||1050 days||5.32||3%|
|Pamela Hoffman||8/10||1143 days||4.93||2%|
|Daniel Fuell||10/10||1150 days||4.92||2%|
|John-Jozef Proczka||9/10||1231 days||4.81||2%|
|Loic Journet||8/10||1238 days||4.8||2%|
|Janneke Hekhuis||8/10||1242 days||4.8||2%|
|Max Brunner||9/10||1285 days||4.74||2%|
|Ruth P||8/10||1293 days||4.73||2%|
|Nurul Nadia Naziron||9/10||1358 days||4.64||2%|
|Lotte Spors||10/10||1446 days||4.52||2%|
|Chiara Magelli||10/10||1459 days||4.5||2%|
|Philip Mattes||9/10||1531 days||4.4||2%|
|Claude Nobs||6/10||1627 days||4.27||1%|
|Simon Mehlmann||10/10||1910 days||4.66||2%|
|Camille Gagnant||8/10||1982 days||4.54||2%|
|Amanda Neall||8/10||3021 days||2.83||0%|
Several adjustments to the weighted average are added to improve relevancy and credibility. These adjustments apply equally to all experiences that meet the criteria.
A reasonable number of reviews are necessary in order for the average to be credible and for an experience to take a prime position within the ranking tables. As such, experiences with only a few reviews have a moderated score. This does not mean that the experience or the reviews can't be trusted. The Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.
There may be an adjustment if an experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 60 days. However the Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping experience does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.
In addition, an experience's ranking score may be adjusted for each day there is no new ranking. After 1 day the adjustment comes into effect. The maximum number of days that can be adjusted for is 364 days.
The Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping experience has been adjusted for 20 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.
The final ranking score once adjustments and 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.