Delaware North a finalist in National Geographic World Legacy Awards

BUFFALO, N.Y. – National Geographic recently announced the finalists in its inaugural National Geographic Legacy Awards, and Delaware North was among the list of 15.
The winners will be announced at ITB Berlin in March 2015. more >

Yosemite gets a charge out of ‘Zappy’

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (Oct. 23) -- An all-electric vehicle – a Chevrolet Spark – was recently added to the Delaware North Parks & Resorts fleet at Yosemite National Park.  more >

The Ahwahnee Announces 30th Annual Chefs’ Holidays Lineup

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., July 24, 2014 — The Ahwahnee, a National Historic Landmark hotel located in the heart of Yosemite Valley, announces the lineup for the 30th Annual Chefs' Holidays event series. Celebrating the creativity and excellence of these culinary leaders in the world-renowned setting of Yosemite National Park, Chefs’ Holidays will be held over a series of eight sessions from January 11 - February 6, 2015. 
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The Ahwahnee Hotel Announces 33rd Annual Vintners’ Holidays Lineup

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., June 11, 2014 — The Ahwahnee, a AAA Four-Diamond hotel nestled in the heart of scenic Yosemite Valley, today announces the lineup for the 33rd Annual Vintners’ Holidays event series showcasing some of California’s best wineries. Vintners’ Holidays runs over a series of seven sessions from November 4 to December 4, 2014 where attendees and vintners celebrate fall harvests with in-depth wine tastings and seminars, a reception to meet the vintners and a five-course gala dinner where each course is prepared by Executive Chef Percy Whatley and The Ahwahnee Culinary Team to complement the often rare or limited-release wines shared by participating wineries.  more >

Yosemite Lodge At The Falls Completes Extensive Renovation

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., April 1, 2014 – Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, operated by Delaware North Companies (DNC) Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, Inc., announces the completion of a $10 million dollar multi-phased refurbishment of the hotel's guest rooms and lobby in addition to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) updates to accessible paths of travel. Reflective of DNC’s award-winning environmental stewardship platform GreenPath®, the hotel's guest rooms were remodeled using eco-friendly materials. Yosemite Lodge at the Falls guest rooms were designed with a soothing, neutral palette featuring Yosemite-themed artwork by local photographers. more >

Yosemite's Badger Pass Ski Area to Open Downhill Skiing February 8, 2014

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., February 7, 2014 – Yosemite National Park’s Badger Pass Ski Area will open downhill skiing on Saturday, February 8 after the recent storms in Yosemite National Park.  The free shuttle to and from Badger Pass from Yosemite National Park lodges will begin service on opening date. The Nordic Center offering snowshoeing and cross-country skiing opened for the season on Friday, February 7. Badger Pass Ski Area’s Snowtubing Hill will open at a later date as more snow is needed. more >

Yosemite National Park to Reopen Nordic Center at Badger Pass Ski Area Friday, February 7

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., February 5, 2014 – Badger Pass Ski Area, operated by Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, reopens the Nordic Center offering cross-country ski and snowshoe activities this Friday, February 7. The Nordic Center originally opened for the 2013-14 season on December 20, but was closed on December 26 due to the lack of snow coverage as a result of the unseasonably warm temperatures.  more >

Yosemite Mountaineering School to Offer New Guided "Yosemite Valley Rim Adventure" Backpacking Trip

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., January 28, 2014 – The Yosemite Mountaineering School and Guide Service, operated by Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, announces a new guided backpacking trip available this summer in Yosemite National Park. The new three-day "Yosemite Valley Rim Adventure" is a great opportunity for park visitors to have an introduction to backpacking while enjoying the iconic views and hiking trails in Yosemite. The trip takes backpackers on a lesser-known hiking trail that starts on the historic Big Oak Flat Trail. After the first day hiking, the group will spend the night camping on the top of El Capitan. The second night of the trip is spent above Yosemite Falls, which is the highest waterfall in the United States.  The third day consists of hiking down the Yosemite Falls Trail to Yosemite Valley.  more >

Yosemite National Park to Open Guided Trail Rides and Hiking Trips to the Glacier Point Hut on Friday, January 17

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., January 15, 2014 – The Yosemite Valley Stable and the Glacier Point Hut will be open to visitors starting Friday, January 17, 2014. In the winter, Yosemite is a playground for winter sports, but due to the mild winter Yosemite National Park is offering select spring/summer activities for park visitors to be able to enjoy the iconic landscape and trails in Yosemite.  more >

Yosemite National Park’s Badger Pass Ski Area’s Nordic Center to Open Friday, December 20

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., December 18, 2013 – Badger Pass Ski Area, operated by Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, begins its cross-country ski and snowshoe services this Friday, December 20. Badger Pass Ski Area requires additional snow to open the downhill and tubing section of the ski area. Yosemite National Park features approximately 100 miles of world-class cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails accessible from Badger Pass, which includes a groomed trail to Glacier Point. The Nordic Center at Badger Pass Ski Area offers guided snowshoe and cross-country ski excursions, lessons and rentals. more >

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