TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Winner 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017, 2018

For the sixth consecutive year, Collins Day Tours has received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for its popular day tour to Glendalough, Wicklow and Kilkenny. The day tour was established in 2009 and operates everyday all year round. Since 2009, over 115,000 people have taken the actual tour with Collins.

The achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

"With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honours hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travellers”, said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor. “This recognition helps travellers identify and book properties that regularly deliver great service. TripAdvisor is proud to play this integral role in helping travellers feel more confident in their booking decisions.”

The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and recency of reviews submitted by travellers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.


Coach Operator of the Year 2010/2011 – Commuter


Collins Coaches scooped one of the most coveted awards within the transport industry on Tuesday 6th October 2010 at the Marriot Johnstown House Hotel in Enfield Co. Meath. Fleet Bus and Coach “Coach Operator of the Year 2010/2011 – Commuter Services” award was presented to Danny Collins of Collins Coaches in recognition of their Commuter Services to and from Dublin City. The firm beat off all other operators in the Republic of Ireland to win the award. Speaking on behalf of the company, Danny Collins said “This is a fantastic award for our company, especially for all our staff who work so hard to ensure we provide a first class service to our customers. Despite the economic downturn we are continually striving to improve our business by purchasing new vehicles, adding additional departure times to our timetables and providing on board facilities such as free WIFI”.

The Fleet Bus and Coach Awards were established to recognize excellence in operation or services to the road passenger transport industry. 150 representatives from the industry attended the event including delegates from the Road Safety Authority.