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08.02.2012

Delaware North Companies’ Iconic Australian Destination Properties Site Uses Social Media as Booking Engine

 
Global leader in food service and hospitality announces Australian properties available for booking through social network
 BUFFALO, NY (July 25, 2012)Delaware North Companies’ iconic Australian resorts, Heron Island and Kings Canyon Resort, announced the launch of its Facebook booking widget, which allows users to book rooms at these resorts while on the social network.
 
Facebook followers interested in a vacation at one of these special places can view current specials, check rates and availability, see reviews and photos of the location, and book a trip -- making the Facebook page a one-stop-shop for travelers.
 
These widgets are available on two of the company’s Australia resorts social pages including:
 
 
Take a break from exploring the Australian landscape of Watarrka National Park with a stay at the luxurious Kings Canyon Resort.  Nothing could be better after a day of hiking than a comfortable room, a delicious meal at Carmichael’s Restaurant & Lounge Bar and a trip to one of the resort’s deluxe spas rooms.
 
 
Heron Island Resort is truly a special place, located directly above the Great Barrier Reef, 89 kilometers off the coast of Queensland. With the reef literally at one’s fingertips, this luxury location is perfect for swimmers, divers and people who enjoy snorkeling, or for anyone who just wants to get away from the crowds and relax on the island’s pristine beaches.
Contact(s):
Emma Abbott
phone: 716-858-5613
 

About Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts
Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts is an industry leader, providing Stewardship and Hospitality in Special Places SM with hotel, retail, food service, recreation and transportation operations at historic and scenic properties in North America and Australia. The company operates Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida; in Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Sequoia and Yosemite national parks, including The Ahwahnee and other Yosemite lodges; The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake in Ohio; Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; and in Niagara Falls State Park. The company also owns and operates Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite; Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa in British Columbia; the Park Gate Lodges at Yellowstone, which are the West Yellowstone Holiday Inn, Gray Wolf Inn and Suites and Yellowstone Park Hotel, all located at the park’s west gate in West Yellowstone, Mont.; and five luxury resorts in Australia: Lizard Island Resort, Heron Island Resort, Wilson Island Resort, Kings Canyon Resort and El Questro Homestead and Wilderness Park. To learn more about Delaware North Companies’ hospitality management expertise, visit http://www.delawarenorth.com/parks-and-resorts-home.aspx.
 
About Delaware North Companies
Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service companies. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International and Delaware North Companies Boston, owner of TD Garden. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest and most admired privately held companies in the world with revenues exceeding $2.5 billion annually and 55,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com.  
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