NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (May 30, 2012) – Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, a global leader in hospitality, will offer additional food and retail options to guests on the American side of Niagara Falls during Nik Wallenda’s high-wire walk June 15, 2012. The Buffalo-based company will ensure that guests have access to numerous food and retail options in Niagara Falls State Park before and during the historic event.
Delaware North will offer two additional retail tents and a food tent in the Terrapin Point viewing area during the event. The gift shops at Prospect Point, Cave of the Winds and Top of the Falls will remain open throughout the event. All the concession food operations in the park, including the Cave of the Winds Snackbar, Visitor Center Deli & Coffee Shop and Visitor Center Grill, will also offer extended hours the day of the event. The Top of the Falls restaurant will close to the public at 6 p.m. and reopen at 8 p.m. for a pre-sold, ticketed dinner event.
Park guests are also encouraged to purchase The Niagara USA Discovery Pass, which is an admission ticket to all of the Niagara Falls State Park attractions. It can be used in one day or over several days. A favorite among park-goers, the Discovery Pass allows guests at Niagara Falls access to the Cave of the Winds, the Maid of the Mist, Niagara: Legends of Adventure Theater, the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, the Aquarium of Niagara, and the Niagara Scenic Trolley. The pass is $33 for adults and $26 for children between 6 & 12 years old.
Delaware North has operated as the official concessionaire at Niagara Falls State Park since 1995. The company operates a handful of retail and concession areas in the park and also employs a world-class chef at Top of the Falls Restaurant, a casual and premium dining restaurant offering spectacular views of Horseshoe Falls.
About Delaware North Companies
Delaware North Companies 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. 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 has revenue exceeding $2.6 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.
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