Visit Carlsbad

Robust new site offers travelers details, deals and planning for their next SoCal vacation.

SAN DIEGO,CA – February 24, 2010 – To provide visitors to the Carlsbad area of southern California with an easier travel planning experience, San Diego-based digital media agency, Mindgruve, recently launched a comprehensive, SEO optimized, conversion-driven and mobile friendly website for client, Visit Carlsbad.

Featuring an easy-to-use Content Management System (CMS), the new website can be regularly updated to keep its content fresh and relevant to travelers. “We wanted to ensure that if you were interested in southern California, you were provided with all the information you would need in a single location online,” stated Mindgruve President, Chad Robley. With tools that include interactive maps, an events calendar and integrated hotel booking, planning full vacations can now be handled easily at

Additionally, an updated design and social media integration have made the Visit Carlsbad brand more accessible to potential travelers. “From the minute people arrive at our site, we want them to experience Carlsbad. The new design along with the ability to connect, learn and share on Twitter, Facebook and Flickr gives them a taste of the hospitality and fun they’ll have when visiting,” explained Sam Ross, Visit Carlsbad Executive Director. Additionally, a travel blog provides an insider’s perspective on the best deals and activities for any type of traveler.

A second phase of the site will soon follow and include additional points of interest such as last minute deal offers. It will also provide a user portal for hotels, restaurants and attractions to update their unique pages with upcoming specials and events.

About Visit Carlsbad

Visit Carlsbad is the Convention and Visitors Bureau for the Carlsbad area. It serves approximately 30 area hotels ranging from beach bungalows to luxury accommodations by presenting and promoting vacation ideas, packages, attractions and deals for the area.