BUFFALO, N.Y. (November 13, 2014) – Delaware North’s parks & resorts division, an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service, implements environmentally conscious programs at every national and state park in which it operates, including Yellowstone National Park and Kalaloch Lodge in Olympic National Park, both of which were recently recognized for their effective sustainability efforts. 
  • The National Park Service (NPS) Environmental Achievement Award recognizes a company’s holistic commitment to environmental sustenance. NPS awarded this highly sought after award to the Yellowstone General Stores (YGS). Delaware North operates the retail concessions at 12 general stores in Yellowstone National Park.  These stores provide retail, grocery and food and beverage service to millions of visitors in Yellowstone.
The award was given for the comprehensive approach to sustainability integrated throughout the YGS operations in the areas of environment, energy and economic performance that coincides with Federal Executive Order.

For more information on the Yellowstone General Stores campaign, visit: http://greenpathnews.com/2014/09/yellowstone-wins-environmental-achievement-award/
  • Kalaloch Lodge has also been recognized for its notable environmental efforts.
The lodge received the “Good Earthkeeping” award for superior environmental management practices from the Washington Lodging Association, and was recognized by TripAdvisor GreenLeaders™ as a Gold Green Leader which acknowledges lodging facilities that are environmentally friendly for tourists.  
For more information on Kalaloch Lodge, visit: http://www.thekalalochlodge.com/
About Delaware North
Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired , privately-held hospitality companies in the world. Founded and owned by the Jacobs family for nearly 100 years, it is a global leader in hospitality and food service with operations in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurants and catering, parks, resorts, gaming and specialty retail industries. Its portfolio includes high-profile venues ranging from sports stadiums, entertainment complexes, national parks, restaurants, airports, and some of the top regional casinos in the country. The company also owns a selection of award-winning destination resorts, as well as a series of premium restaurants and catering services that are leaders in the industry. Delaware North has annual revenue exceeding $3 billion with 60,000 employee associates serving half a billion guests in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.


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