Yosemite's Badger Pass Ski Area Opens for 2007-2008 Winter Season

California’s first ski resort, Yosemite's Badger Pass Ski Area, opened today for downhill skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing. The snow that arrived over the past 48 hours has given Yosemite skiers a new two to three-foot base for family enjoyment in the crown jewel of the national park system.


"Green" gifts from The Ahwahnee at Yosemite National Park among those available online from Delaware North Companies

Several fashionable, environmentally sustainable gifts from The Ahwahnee, Yosemite National Park’s National Historic Landmark hotel, are being offered online this holiday season by global hospitality provider Delaware North Companies.


Yosemite National Park's Outdoor Ice Rink Opens for the Holidays & Winter Season on Thanksgiving Day

Yosemite’s Curry Village ice rink, one of the last remaining outdoor ice skating venues still operating in California, officially opens Thursday, November 22 on Thanksgiving Day for the holidays and 2007 -2008 winter season.


Delaware North Develops Green Order Guide For Associates

Furthering its commitment to responsible resource management, Delaware North Companies has recently developed a ‘Green Order Guide’ to assist associates in identifying environmentally friendly products available through various suppliers.


Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at The BALSAMS Earns ISO 14001 Registration

The BALSAMS Grand Resort Hotel, a property managed by Delaware North Companies located in Dixville Notch, NH, passed its ISO 14001 Registration Audit earlier this month. This is the 19th ISO Registration that Delaware North has successfully navigated.


When the Past (Guest) Comes Back to Haunt You

At some of the nation’s most sought after resorts, guests may be graced with a bit more than just fine dining, diverse amenities and luxurious lodging this October. In fact, they may encounter something much more “out of this world.” Guests at a number of Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts’ beloved getaways can test their paranormal senses as they encounter vanishing shadows in mirrors, heavy footsteps in the night and whispers in the hallways. With Delaware North Companies, a global leader in hospitality, retail and foodservice management, guests have the opportunity to muster up their courage and learn firsthand the spooky tales of flying ghost stories (literally), a watchful hotel operator and ghosts of a famous family from years gone by. 


The Ahwahnee In Yosemite National Park Celebrates 80th Anniversary

A cake cutting ceremony in the main lobby of Yosemite’s majestic lodge, The Ahwahnee, recently commemorated the AAA four-diamond facility’s 80th year of guest hospitality in the heart of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Representing hotel concessionaire DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, General Manager Chance Jorgensen had the honor of slicing the first piece of the cake, designed by Ahwahnee Executive Pastry Chef Kees Thuys, and the 80 pieces were distributed to beaming hotel patrons and passers by. 


All-Access Pass Allows Yosemite Visitors To Sample Winter Sports For Only $49 A Day, Including Lesson And Equipment Rentals

osemite National Park is one of America’s favorite destinations for active summer vacations. Not as well known is Yosemite in winter, but this season offers its own breath-taking beauty and a different variety of activity options. 


The Ahwahnee In Yosemite National Park Recognized For Dining Excellence

The crown jewel of the national park system will be able to herald a new accolade on Sunday, May 20. During a ceremony held at the Ritz Carleton Hotel in Chicago, Executive Chef Percy Whatley will accept the coveted food and beverage industry Fine Dining Hall of Fame Award, presented by Nation’s Restaurant News (NRN) to the dining room at The Ahwahnee, Yosemite’s historic, AAA Four-Diamond hotel.