Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Destination Cinema Improves Website for Grand Canyon Visitor Center

Ogden, UT, USA (March 20, 2012) /BUSINESS WIRE/ -- ExploretheCanyon.com is a newly revamped site which focuses exclusively on providing information and deals related to travel in the Grand Canyon. With its increased visual appeal and improved interactivity, it seeks to deliver a rich and highly informative Grand Canyon travel experience online.

The newly revamped site is comprehensive, informative and intuitive, serving as a one-stop shop for the eager and well-informed traveler. Users can find tour guides, interactive learning, things to do, custom tours, the latest news, back-country permits and much more, all in one easily navigable, refreshingly designed and highly interactive website.

ExploretheCanyon.com offers a dedicated section to The National Geographic® Visitor Center, where users can find the latest news, updates, local area attractions, pre-pay passes, dining and lodging options, and current events. In addition, users can take a sneak peek at what’s on offer at the National Geographic Store and visit the online specials section for deals and discounts to Grand Canyon events.

Visitors can now get an inside look at the Grand Canyon IMAX experience, touted to be the world’s most viewed IMAX movie. Know the story behind the legendary IMAX Theater and the technology that accompanies it. Look up Grand Canyon Movie show times playing, learn cool theater facts and also book tickets online, in a simple and secure way.

The website’s continuously updated database gives users the power to plan a trip flawlessly. From getting there, finding lodging, picking out Grand Canyon activities and attractions, chalking out a list of things to do in the Grand Canyon, soaking up area information to knowing park hours and getting back-country permits for special activities in the Grand Canyon, it’s all here. Visitors can now sign up to receive a continuous stream of news and updates from the Grand Canyon.

ExploretheCanyon lets users share, rate and connect. With new social plug-ins, sharing views and reviews on site has never been easier. Now users can seek advice, rate content, ask questions or simply share an experience, through the easy to use, social media share buttons for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, email etc. A Facebook connect feature allows for seamless content sharing using an intelligent Facebook integrated platform.

Visitors can now get live webcam views of the Grand Canyon. A Live View Webcam feature offers visitors live views of the spectacular Canyon, looking west from Yavapai Point. The feed is updated every 30 minutes, and all that is needed is a simple browser refresh to get to the latest views.

ExploretheCanyon also offers new sweepstakes, where users stand to win a Grand Canyon rafting trip.

Launched in 2004, ExploretheCanyon focuses on providing a rich and interactive web travel experience for users seeking information on the Grand Canyon. Please find out more at http://explorethecanyon.com/.

ABOUT DESTINATION CINEMA

Destination Cinema produces compelling and visually stunning large format National Geographic films, IMAX films, operates large format IMAX theaters and destination entertainment centers, all with the goal of helping destinations improve profitability.