Napa Valley Destination Council Announces Selection of VinoVisit as Winery Reservation Booking Service
Napa Valley, September 19, 2011 – The Napa Valley Destination Council (NVDC), the official marketing organization for Napa Valley tourism, has announced that it has selected VinoVisit™ as its designated winery tour, tasting, and event-booking tool. The VinoVisit tool is available on the NVDC’s LegendaryNapaValley.com website, and at its new Napa Valley Welcome Center at 600 Main Street in Downtown Napa.
VinoVisit offers consumers the flexibility to book real-time winery reservations and build exclusive multi-day itineraries with turn-by-turn directions. Loaded with robust winery profiles that include photos, video, maps and visitor reviews, VinoVisit provides guests with an in-depth look at the winery experience and an easy way to search by location, varietal, and dozens of other attributes.
“Studies have shown that about 80 percent of Napa Valley’s visitors are here to enjoy tastings and events at our legendary wineries,” said Clay Gregory, CEO/President of the Napa Valley Destination Council. “Our goal is to help guests navigate the options as effectively and efficiently as possible so they can get to the best part of their trip quickly – the relaxing part! VinoVisit’s winery search and booking tool helps them to identify the activities that they are most interested in, and to make reservations ahead of time. And it gives our wineries the relevant information they need to seamlessly deliver the gracious hospitality for which the Napa Valley is known.”
About The Legendary Napa Valley
Napa Valley is home to the founders of America’s fine wine industry – legendary entrepreneurs who showed the world that the art of winemaking had crossed continents – and is prized for its natural beauty, phenomenal culinary scene, world-class hotel accommodations, robust arts community, and one-of-a-kind wellness experiences including the region’s famed spas, mud baths and healing geo-thermal springs. The area was voted the World’s #1 Food & Wine Destination in the 2010 TripAdvisor® Travelers' Choice® Awards, and is internationally recognized as one of only nine “Great Wine Capitals.” Visit www.LegendaryNapaValley.com for more information or to download the award-winning Visit Napa Valley Mobile App and join “The Napa Valley” community on Facebook, and follow @legendarynapa on Twitter.
About VinoVisit VinoVisit.com is the first and leading site to offer consumers the flexibility to book real-time winery reservations, and boasts of an exclusive multi-day itinerary-building tool, and turn-by-turn directions. The robust winery profiles include photos, video, maps and visitor reviews providing the visitor with an in-depth look at the winery experience. VinoVisit.com, the only winery search engine free to consumers, provides an easy way for visitors to search, then select and book wine tasting events by location, varietal, and dozens of other attributes.
The VinoVisit Relationship Management system is the first reservation solution developed specifically for wineries. The system manages valuable visitor contact information, aggregates marketing and sales data, offers CRM tools and automates and simplifies the reservation process.
VinoVisit has established co-marketing partnerships with key websites in planning visits to wine country. The VinoVisit Marketing Network™ partner websites garner over 200 million visits each year, raising the online visibility of VinoVisit wineries. In 2010, VinoVisit launched the Facebook application, "Book a VinoVisit" which enables wineries to accept reservations directly from their Facebook page.