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 Port Motueka Beach Reserve.
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.
68 Valid Reviews
The Port Motueka Beach Reserve experience has a total of 71 reviews. There are 68 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 68 valid reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Port Motueka Beach Reserve valid reviews is 76.32% and is based on 68 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.
9 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 68 valid reviews, the experience has 9 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.
Below is the distribution of ratings for the 9 face-to-face reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Port Motueka Beach Reserve face-to-face reviews is 76.67% and is based on 9 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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|Ian & Wendy||2/10||843 days||11%|
|JACKIE EHRHARDT||9/10||905 days||11%|
|Benjamin Wegenstein||7/10||966 days||7%|
|Geoff Walker||9/10||966 days||7%|
|Andy and Julia||10/10||1149 days||5%|
|Ymke Huisman||10/10||1270 days||4%|
|Mike Fricker||10/10||1331 days||4%|
|Harriet Kelly||1/10||1331 days||3%|
|Stephen Lindsay||8/10||1484 days||4%|
|The Farrs||6/10||1545 days||3%|
|S Weslake||6/10||1545 days||3%|
|Oceane Imber||10/10||1599 days||4%|
|Axel Kite||7/10||1610 days||3%|
|Michael Pitman||9/10||1617 days||4%|
|Rogier Kavelaars||8/10||1651 days||3%|
|Vander Plancke Julien||10/10||1657 days||4%|
|Jacki Janetzki||5/10||1696 days||3%|
|Jo Dawson||8/10||1798 days||3%|
|Grace White||3/10||1866 days||2%|
|deborah cooper||7/10||1910 days||3%|
|Johanna Dorner||8/10||1924 days||3%|
|Rogina de Jong||9/10||1959 days||3%|
|Trent O'Keeffe||8/10||1959 days||3%|
|Ron Web||10/10||2396 days||2%|
|Kate Voss||9/10||2556 days||2%|
|Sarrob Sarrob||7/10||2641 days||1%|
|Alexandre Moleiro||8/10||2731 days||1%|
|Benoit Fricaudet||9/10||2739 days||1%|
|Moudry Vojtech||10/10||2746 days||1%|
|Daniel Jarrett||6/10||2822 days||1%|
|Mike Fricker||8/10||2975 days||1%|
|Garry Renton||6/10||2982 days||0%|
|Dan Lawson||6/10||3046 days||0%|
|Sina Sacranie||6/10||3046 days||0%|
|K S||7/10||3371 days||0%|
|Aurelie Morin||8/10||3452 days||0%|
Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Port Motueka Beach Reserve 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.