OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Castillo de San Marcos National Monument has partnered with digital government services provider NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) to offer digital entrance passes to visitors through “YourPassNow.” YourPassNow allows visitors to easily purchase their park entrance pass online.
Located in Augustine, Florida, Castillo de San Marcos represents a monument not only of stone and mortar but of human determination and endurance. Last year more than 850,000 visitors came to see this historic monument which symbolizes the clash between cultures, ultimately resulting in our uniquely unified nation. Now visitors can purchase an entrance pass online to view these original walls.
“We are pleased to be able to provide an easier planning process for our park visitors, and be able to utilize available technology,” said Superintendent Gordie Wilson.
YourPassNow allows visitors to use their personal computer or mobile device to purchase an entrance pass online, at no additional cost. Once purchased, the pass can be used immediately, stored on a mobile device or printed for later use.
“YourPassNow” was developed by NIC Inc. in conjunction with the National Park Service. “YourPassNow” is a pilot program with the National Park Service that allows visitors to national parks the opportunity to purchase entrance passes electronically. YourPassNow streamlines a paper-based purchase process that was previously only available at physical park locations or approved resellers. YourPassNow provides a new level of convenience and flexibility to park visitors. For more information, please visit www.yourpassnow.com.
About NIC Inc.
NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV), which is celebrating 25 years as a company in 2017, has seen the transition of digital services from green-screen computers to mobile apps and artificial intelligence. Founded in 1992, NIC is the nation's premier provider of innovative government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government more accessible and convenient for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has a library of more than 12,000 digital government solutions for more than 4,500 federal, state and local agencies in the United States. Among those solutions is the ground-breaking personal digital government assistant, Gov2Go, aimed at providing constituents easy, personal interactions with government. Additional information is available at www.egov.com.
About the National Park Service
More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 410 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Visit us at www.nps.gov.