Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts Offers Green Meetings in Special Places

August 12, 2010

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ — Today, “green” may be a buzz word, but at Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, a leading hospitality provider at historic and scenic properties across North America, green meeting options have been available for more than 15 years.

Through the company’s commitment to the environment, thought leadership and dedication to preserving the special places it cares for, Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts’ comprehensive green meetings packages allow event planners access to the latest technology, eco-friendly amenities and local, sustainable catering menus. And although every distinctive property boasts its own unique offerings, just a few of the things event planners will find throughout Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts’ historic locations include:

  • Recycling bins
  • Energy-efficient technology
  • China plates & silverware
  • Organic, sustainable food and beverage options
  • Paper products made of recycled materials

In addition to these green meeting amenities, many of the company’s landmark locations offer guided tours showcasing local trails and scenic areas, as well as educational and team-building activities with an eco-friendly focus.

For those planning green meetings that extend over a several-day period, Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts also offers environmentally friendly guest accommodations featuring low-flow and Energy Star-rated equipment, as well as the option for guests to reuse sheets and towels during their stay. Meeting planners can also make special arrangements for green turndown services and welcome amenities for attendees.

Each Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts destination offers amenities and services designed to complement its specific environment. For additional information about planning a green meeting at one of the company’s many special places, please visit DNCDestinations.com.

About Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts

Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts is a leading hospitality provider in special places, with hotel, retail, food service, recreation and transportation operations at historic and scenic properties across North America. The company operates Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and at Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Sequoia and Yosemite national parks, including The Ahwahnee and other Yosemite lodges; Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite & the Cottages at Tenaya Lodge; Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa in British Columbia; Niagara Falls State Park; The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake in Ohio; Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga; West Yellowstone Holiday Inn®, Gray Wolf Inn & Resort and Yellowstone Park Hotel in Yellowstone; and The Queen Mary in Long Beach. To learn more about Delaware North Companies’ hospitality management expertise, visit www.experiencednc.com.

    Deb Friedel
    Office: 406-586-7593 x40749

SOURCE Delaware North Companies

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