Rocky Point Destination Guide Video CD ROM Gaining Popularity (2003)

Since its debut in August of 2002, the Rocky Point Destination Guide CD-ROM has been featured in the Arizona Republic travel section, won an international communication award, distributed by major retail outlets across the Southwest, and is now available on


Borders Bookstores locations in five states, including all the Arizona stores are selling the Rocky Point Travel Guide CD-ROM and feedback has been phenomenal.  “Our customers appreciate the extensive videos and photos and up-to-date detailed travel information on the CD.” says Jeremy Simmons, co-founder of the company that produces the CD-ROM.  Phoenix newspaper, The Arizona Republic, recently showcased the CD in the Sunday travel section with an in-depth article about the product. Last month, an Award of Distinction in the internationally acclaimed Communicator Awards, was given to the Rocky Point Travel Guide CD-ROM. The award is reserved for production companies producing the highest standards of video communication.


The CD provides video presentations that deliver the sights and sounds of Puerto Peñasco, with music and graphics. No download time or plug in is needed. The videos are broadcast quality, providing a television commercial look for the hotels, rentals, real estate developments, restaurants, shops and attractions featured on the CD. The travel guide features 30 videos and hundreds of photographs of Rocky Point and its hotels, condos, beachfront vacation home rentals, real estate developments, restaurants, shops, activities and more. The high-end video production brings ‘virtual tours’ to the next level, and allows the customer to see the inside and out of hotel rooms, condos and beach front vacation rentals before making a reservation.


The CD-ROM guide also incorporates active weblinks, bringing all the good Rocky Point websites and information to one location, saving user’s time that they would’ve spent surfing through outdated or uninformative sites on the Internet. The interactive map section will locate area businesses. The CD also provides pages of tourism information about the weather, tides, area attractions, traveling in Mexico and border crossing information.


In a unique blend of the comprehensive information found in a travel guidebook, the interactivity of a website and the high-end video and graphics animation of CD-ROM technology, the Rocky Point Travel Guide CD-ROM is an excellent tool for planning a trip to Rocky Point or to take home as a vacation souvenir.


The Rocky Point Destination Guide CD ROM is available at Borders Books and independent retail outlets in Arizona. The CD is also available in Rocky Point at the Rocky Point Times office, Sun ‘N Fun dive shop and Max’s café as well as online at or at The CD is PC and Mac compatible. A similar travel guide for Coronado/San Diego is also available. For a complete listing of retail locations, or to buy a CD online, please visit, or call Equator Creative Media at 602 667 9265.


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