The Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, North Carolina Launches New Website with Expanded Features

August 13, 2014 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (August 13, 2014) The Carolina Inn, a historic North Carolina hotel by Destination Hotels & Resorts, announces the launch of its new website ( which features a wealth of new functionality.

On the eve of The Carolina Inn's 90th birthday later this fall, the historic hotel in Chapel Hill, NC expands its online presence with the following features:

  • Fully responsive website and Weddings mini-site allowing for similar experience on all devices.
  • Unique innovative homepage design utilizing advanced HTML5 and JavaScript.
  • Global social feeds.
  • Collapsing pinned mega menu for maximum usability.
  • Custom blog with unique preview of next blog functionality.
  • Cutting-edge Weddings mini-site landing page design utilizing visually appealing images and grids to showcase a vast amount of wedding images.
  • Weddings mini-site also uses a fun scrolling feature that loads new elements as the user scrolls, thus increasing interactivity and enhancing the wedding planning experience for an unforgettable Chapel Hill wedding.
  • Keeping the user in mind, pinned navigation and footer, global offer sign up and check availability buttons, scroll and 'top' buttons all offer quick paths to most common elements.

  • About The Carolina Inn, by Destination Hotels & Resorts
    Built on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill in 1924 by John Sprunt Hill distinguished alumnus, successful businessman and University trustee The Carolina Inn's original concept was "to provide for the special wants and comforts of the University alumni…and University visitors." The historical Carolina Inn, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, features 185 charming and well-appointed guestrooms including 7 luxury suites. The Carolina Inn and its Carolina Crossroads Restaurant were awarded AAA's prestigious 2014 Four Diamond ratings, marking the 17th consecutive hotel honor and 12th straight restaurant recognition. This is also the 14th straight year that Carolina Crossroads has been awarded Four-Stars by the Forbes Travel Guide. Follow us on Twitter: @CarolinaInn, Instagram: @TheCarolinaInn, Pinterest: #TheCarolinaInn, and Google+: TheCarolinaInn. Like us on Facebook: CarolinaInn.

    About Destination Hotels & Resorts
    Destination Hotels & Resorts is a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels and resorts across the United States. Offering authentic, locally-inspired experiences from alpine adventures and stunning beachfronts to urban landmarks, each property embodies the natural surroundings and culture of its distinctive locale. With more than 40 properties in premier destinations, including Aspen, Chicago, Denver, Lake Tahoe, Los Angeles, Maui, Miami, New Orleans, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Santa Fe, Seattle, Vail and Washington D.C., the award-winning portfolio features renowned golf courses, indigenous spas, and exceptional culinary venues. For more information on Destination Hotels & Resorts, visit Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.

    Contact: Martin Armes, 919-608-7260,

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