The Papillon Group showcased the latest tour offerings and experiences across all of its brands including Grand Canyon Helicopters, Grand Canyon Airlines, Grand Canyon Coaches and Scenic Airlines. They also offered complimentary massages and reflexology, in addition to an oxygen bar.
During Pow Wow, enhanced commissions were unveiled as well as new static online pricing (which means no prime time fees or conflicting online specials) – all leading to increased pricing integrity via the company’s primary trade brands: Grand Canyon Helicopters and Grand Canyon Airlines. For new offerings:
• The Papillon Group and Pink Jeep® Tours are teaming up to offer outdoor experiences enabling tourists to explore the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam and Sedona, Ariz., by air and land. Visitors can now book scenic expeditions including air tours aboard The Papillon Group’s helicopters and airplanes, as well as tours by land via Pink Jeep Tours’ fleet of Jeep Wranglers and Tour Trekkers, the revolutionary, high-end, all-terrain vehicles designed and custom-built to offer the ultimate land tour experience. The new blended tours will have points of departure from Las Vegas; Boulder City, Nev., Sedona, Phoenix and Scottsdale, Ariz. Tour prices will begin at $89 with length of durations ranging from four to 13 hours.
• The Papillon Group also just launched its new collection of adventure tours taking place in Eldorado Canyon, located in Searchlight, Nev. The new tours guide guests through a ghost town and gold mines (which still have gold in the walls) while experiencing the thrill of riding in helicopters. Guests may also explore terrain either via all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), horseback or off-road jeeps and can even kayak in the nearby Colorado River, in the area just below Hoover Dam. The Eldorado Mine and Ghost Town Adventure begins with a 20-minute helicopter flight originating from The Papillon Group’s Aerocenter in Boulder City, Nev. Guests fly over Hoover Dam, Black Canyon and the Colorado River in a state-of-the-art EcoStar helicopter. The helicopter lands on the floor of Eldorado Canyon where guests receive lunch and champagne.
Total tour time is estimated at six hours. So may add a 60-minute flight to the Grand Canyon’s west rim,
• Now available for a limited time, The Papillon Group is offering adventure enthusiasts the opportunity to journey from one side of the Grand Canyon to the other via motorcycle and helicopter. Created in partnership with EagleRider, whose mission is to turn the dreams of adventure travelers into reality, the tours are currently available for guests of all ages through Nov. 5, 2013.
• For the first time in history, adventurers now have the opportunity to literally stand atop Tower Butte, the incredible sandstone pinnacle rising 5,000 feet above sea level, located in Lake Powell Navajo Tribal Park near Page, Ariz. The tour will be offered through Nov. 15, 2013. The Papillon/Grand Canyon Scenic Group and ABEARCO, a premier Navajo owned company, worked closely with Navajo Nation Parks & Recreation to make this a reality. The tour duration is approximately 35 to 40 minutes,
Tour packages with private 9-passenger Cessna Caravan aircraft will be available daily from Las Vegas and Grand Canyon National Park. From Las Vegas.
As for the massages, reflexology and oxygen bar, these complimentary services will boast clever names, inspired by The Papillon Group’s various partners, including Pink Jeep Tours and EagleRider.
“We know how busy Pow Wow can be. We hope to make the business day more enjoyable and productive by offering attendees a chance to relax at our booth, even if just for a few minutes,” says Robert Graff, vice president of marketing, The Papillon Group.
ABOUT THE PAPILLON GROUP
Founded in 1965, Papillon (French for “butterfly”) is the world’s largest “flightseeing” companies with 3,500 passengers served daily, narration in 16 languages and nearly 70 state-of-the-art helicopters and airplanes, specifically designed to reveal panoramic views beyond imagination. Family owned and operated, its brands include Grand Canyon Helicopters, Grand Canyon Airlines, Grand Canyon Coaches and Scenic Airlines. Papillon is one of the few companies that fly the entire Grand Canyon, including the South and West rims, home to the world-famous Skywalk, in addition to Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam. Tours afford maximum flight time, enabling guests to fully discover Grand Canyon’s great wilderness and scenic attractions. Papillon is also a founding member of Best Vegas Attractions, the collaborative partnership among numerous Las Vegas visitor attractions, developed to increase awareness about the organization ultimately driving leisure and convention business to participating attractions.
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