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 Skydive Taupo.
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.
147 Valid Reviews
The Skydive Taupo experience has a total of 147 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 147 valid reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Skydive Taupo valid reviews is 93.47% and is based on 147 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.
120 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 147 valid reviews, the experience has 120 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.
Below is the distribution of ratings for the 120 face-to-face reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Skydive Taupo face-to-face reviews is 92.25% and is based on 120 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.
|Alex Victor||9/10||1253 days||4.69||100%|
|Simon Briens||10/10||1263 days||4.67||100%|
|Theerada Wongkaew||8/10||1291 days||4.39||93%|
|Maria Korte||10/10||1348 days||4.5||96%|
|Marie Bocquier||9/10||1575 days||4.06||87%|
|Ruby Reynolds||9/10||1582 days||4.05||86%|
|Sascha Daub||10/10||1617 days||3.98||85%|
|Franziska and Sabine||8/10||1629 days||3.76||80%|
|Justin Kechanski||10/10||1662 days||3.89||83%|
|Matthias Bohmert||9/10||1979 days||3.27||70%|
|Anne Hempelt||10/10||2044 days||3.14||67%|
|Lukas, Anne and Malte||7/10||2044 days||2.86||61%|
|Lea Darotchetche||9/10||2208 days||2.82||60%|
|Florian Klein||10/10||2270 days||2.7||58%|
|Sarah Beyeler||10/10||2317 days||2.61||56%|
|Kim Lavener||10/10||2317 days||2.61||56%|
|Isabelle Bohle||9/10||2328 days||2.59||55%|
|Felix Brettner||10/10||2337 days||2.57||55%|
|Arnaud Memay||9/10||2370 days||2.5||53%|
|Evian Bolz||10/10||2375 days||2.5||53%|
|Chen Levin||10/10||2375 days||2.5||53%|
|Carina Huhmann||9/10||2382 days||2.48||53%|
|zhang yang||10/10||2408 days||2.43||52%|
|Sarah Horn||10/10||2671 days||1.92||41%|
|Anna Niesl||10/10||2689 days||1.88||40%|
|Jonas Schelbert||10/10||2691 days||1.88||40%|
|Tessa Sinnema||9/10||2742 days||1.78||38%|
|Isabel Winkow||8/10||3041 days||1.13||24%|
|Robin van der Linden||10/10||3365 days||0.56||12%|
|Alice Bastiman||10/10||3391 days||0.51||11%|
|Claire Colquhoun||10/10||3401 days||0.49||10%|
|Pieter & Annelies||9/10||3416 days||0.46||10%|
|Nick Roberts||9/10||3417 days||0.46||10%|
|Ainoa Salazar Lozano||10/10||3435 days||0.42||9%|
|Fabi & Sabi||10/10||3437 days||0.42||9%|
|Katherine Bernsdorf||7/10||3438 days||0.38||8%|
|Hans & Huxi||7/10||3787 days||0.0||0%|
|Mieke Knoops||10/10||3789 days||0.0||0%|
|Mathias Skov||9/10||3793 days||0.0||0%|
|Jens van Evp||7/10||3803 days||0.0||0%|
|Max Van der Zalm||7/10||3803 days||0.0||0%|
|Chris Leach||9/10||3876 days||0.0||0%|
|Thomas Willi||10/10||3879 days||0.0||0%|
|Bettina illmann||10/10||3895 days||0.0||0%|
|Joy Lehane||10/10||3991 days||0.0||0%|
|Sophie Keate||7/10||3997 days||0.0||0%|
|Sam Lightfoot||6/10||3997 days||0.0||0%|
|Catherine Smiles||10/10||4027 days||0.0||0%|
|Martina Bumiller||10/10||4118 days||0.0||0%|
|Rick Rissewijck||9/10||4153 days||0.0||0%|
|Laura Muser||10/10||4172 days||0.0||0%|
|Daniela Bell||10/10||4320 days||0.0||0%|
|Sarah Rushton||10/10||4338 days||0.0||0%|
|John Ryan||9/10||4490 days||0.0||0%|
|Ellie Koss||7/10||4490 days||0.0||0%|
|richard griffiths||10/10||4509 days||0.0||0%|
|Emily Houston||10/10||4510 days||0.0||0%|
|Claire Masling||7/10||4513 days||0.0||0%|
|Stephanie Noverraz||10/10||4534 days||0.0||0%|
|Paul Cowie||10/10||4588 days||0.0||0%|
|Stuart Weavers||10/10||4590 days||0.0||0%|
|Jill Bourke||10/10||4685 days||0.0||0%|
Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Skydive Taupo 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.