JULY 2012 - 5 Star Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours in an alliance with Vertical Aviation, LLC, commenced their first-class Grand Canyons sightseeing tours on Sunday, July 1st 2012. The company offers VIP helicopter tours to Grand Canyon West in a one-of-kind VIP configured aircraft. Tours include spectacular aerial views of the Hoover Dam, Bypass Bridge and 180-degree panoramic views below the rim of the Grand Canyon. 5 Star guests will have the opportunity to experience the Grand Canyon West Skywalk Express Tour, including front-of-the-line access to the Grand Canyon Skywalk, as they step onto the 4,000 feet high transparent bridge, for breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon and mighty Colorado River. Other Grand Canyon West tour packages include overnight cabin stays at the Hualapai Ranch, where guests can experience walking along the Grand Canyon rim itself, and also explore panoramic views of the West Rim by using the hop-on-hop-off shuttle transporting guests to all the West Rim viewpoints, and Hualapai Tourism cultural points of interest, including Native American Tribal dances and learn about the Hualapai Nation’s proud culture and colorful history.