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Grand Canyon News You Might Have Missed Week of April 7th 2014

Grand Canyon will be filled in to create mall, theme park by 2018
One of the United State’s most beloved parks will become the site of the largest shopping mall / amusement park in the country, officials announced today, Apr1, 2014.

Source: Examiner
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Grand Canyon announces hospitality business opportunity on South Rim
This hospitality contract (CC-GRCA001-15) will include lodging, retail and food service in the Grand Canyon Village, including the El Tovar, Bright Angel, Maswik, Thunderbird and Kachina Lodges and Phantom Ranch, as well as retail and food service at Hermits Rest.

Source: St. George Utah News
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NPS seeks public input on Grand Canyon Bison Management
The National Park Service this week announced the latest step to manage the impacts of bison on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

Source: St. George News
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Expansion at Best Western Squire Inn – 54 New Rooms and More
Fifty-four new rooms, a new indoor pool, a fitness center, and a kids play area are just a few of the amenities ready for expansion or a face lift at the Best Western Grand Canyon Squire Inn

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Somehow the word ‘grand’ doesn’t do it justice
The Grand Canyon as seen from from Moran Point with two hikers exploring big terrain.

Source: Record Net
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New Name for Town of Tusayan?
“To change, or not to change… that is the question.” The town of Tusayan adjacent to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon is considering changing its name to better market to tourists.

Related:  Bright Angel Point Trail to Close for Repairs on June 21

Source: ExploretheCanyon.com
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