Concessions in national parks

Hearings before the sub-committee on Public Lands of the Committee on Public Lands, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, second session, on H.R. 2312, a bill authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to acquire on behalf of the United States Government all property and facilities of the Rainier National Park Co. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

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SeriesIts Committee hearing ;, no. 41
LC ClassificationsSB482 .A3 1948b
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 233 p. ;
Number of Pages233
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Open LibraryOL6043185M
LC Control Number48046854

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This book combines a history of some of the concessions in the Western national parks, a polemic against environmentalists, and a personal memoir. Don Hummel was a seasonal ranger at Grand Canyon and Lassen Volcanic national parks while a college by: 2.

National and State Park Concessions Inc. Industrial Ave 2 Ft. Pierce, FL | () | [email protected]   Ten years after it first came out, "The National Parks: America’s Best Idea" remains hands down the best book about the history of the National Parks.

Like in the TV series of the same title that it follows almost word for word, the story is very well told. The collection of vintage pictures in black and white is remarkable/5(). Concessions Contracts, the Concessions in national parks book formal of the Commercial Services authorizations, are used in cases when the NPS determines that the services are necessary and appropriate, and/or provision of the services require certain protections such as legal, financial, and resource provisions that are more typical of a concession contract.

Xanterra Parks & Resorts has been awarded the contract to operate hotels, restaurants, gift stores and activities in Yellowstone National Park for the next 20 years. This is the largest concessions operation in a national park with more than buildings, nine hotels with more than 2, rooms, more than 30 foodservice facilities, tours and activities.

His book is really three books: first, it's a history of concessions in the national parks, and that's really interesting; it's also a story of his Don Hummel owned the company I worked for.

The Don Hummel I knew during those days was a cranky guy who was always criticizing workers for doing things like giving the customers larger-than 2/5. Yes, you will need to book and pay online for camping, accommodation and facility bookings.

If you are visiting the park for the day (but not camping), you do not need to book online. Please ensure that your Park Pass is clearly displayed on the passenger side of your vehicle dashboard while at the park.

Find out more about Parks Passes. Get this from a library. Concessions in national parks: hearings before the Subcommittee on Public Lands of the Committee on Public Lands, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, second session, on H.R.

a bill authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to acquire on behalf of the United States Government all property and facilities of the Rainier National Park Co. National and State Park Concessions, Fort Pierce, Florida.

likes. National and State Park Concessions (NSPC), provides service to Park visitors by 5/5(1). This book is a joint effort with the New Zealand Department of Conservation, Mongolia’s Ministry of Environment and Green Development and the United States National Parks Service, with valuable case studies from many countries in particular Namibia’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism’s admirable work on its robust concession Size: 5MB.

Concessions in our national parks predate the formation of the National Park Service. Most of the large concessions operations in our Western parks were built in the late s by the large railroads or companies looking to serve the growing demands of travelers from the eastern U.S.

Get this from a library. Stealing the national parks: the destruction of concessions and park access. [Don Hummel]. Zion National Park. 1 Zion Park Blvd. Springdale, UT Staffed daily from 9 am - 12 noon. Recorded information is available 24 hours a day. If you are unable to reach someone by phone, please email us at [email protected] XANTERRA PARKS & RESORTS ASSUMES OPERATIONS OF CONCESSIONS IN GLACIER NATIONAL PARK.

For Immediate Release Photos Available. DENVER, Janu – Effective today, Xanterra Parks & Resorts has assumed operations of lodging, restaurants, retail and the famous Red Buses in Montana’s Glacier National Park.

The year contract includes. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) offers discount or concession annual passes for eligible seniors, pensioners, veterans, and visitors who renew their NSW vehicle registration. Discounts and concessions aren't available for daily park entry fees.

Did you know you can get a $15 discount on a 1-year All Parks Pass or 1-Year Multi. Concessions Program Mission Statement. The purpose of the Concessions Program is to seek involvement and assistance from private and public-sector entities, where appropriate, to provide quality services, programs, and facilities that enhance the convenience, enjoyment, education, and recreational experiences of state park visitors.

Concessions in National Parks: Responsible Tourism by Robert M. O'Halloran Concession operations in natural areas have always been a source of controversy. The objectives of profit and preservation are seen by many to be incompatible.

The author will examine the relationship of national park concessions and the environments in which they oper. Grand Canyon National Park's Concessions Issue Impacting National Parks Nationwide By Kurt Repanshek - October 12th, am Investments concessionaires have made in the El Tovar Hotel and other lodging properties and restaurants on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon have created financial problems for the Park Service/David and Kay Scott.

The Kruger National Park is the largest national park in South Africa and includes concessions both adjacent to or within the Kruger National Park itself.

These concessions are made up of various privately-owned game reserves. Strand is the only remaining Book Row bookstore and is still owned by the Bass family. Today, the Strand Book Store is the largest independent bookstore in New York City, with over "18 miles of books" in square foot store.

Visit the Strand Book Store's Union Square location at Broadway at 12th Street. Phone: () Concession National Park jobs available on Apply to Adventure Guide, Director of Food and Beverage, Youth Coordinator and more. Be inspired to visit South Australia’s national parks.

Find activities and book camp sites, accommodation and vehicle entry. The National Park Service, for reasons ranging from staff shortages and changes in leadership to sheer complexity, has extended dozens of concessions contracts across the National Park System for one year.

"The National Park Service may extend a concession contract for a variety of reasons. The National Park Service managed nearly concessions contracts in that provided visitor services like lodging, food, and retail sales.

The Park Service has taken steps to address issues we've previously identified in its concessions program, including a lack of qualified staff and inadequate oversight, but ongoing challenges remain. En español | For an America longing for the outdoors after many weeks of being home during the coronavirus outbreak, our national parks may seem like an ideal good news is that while most of the 62 parks were at least partly closed this spring, now the National Park Service has announced that it will begin “increasing access and services in a.

RESUME - [A] Concessions Manaqement by the ational Park Service, Department of the Interior. December 9, 12 pp. Testimony before Rep. Joe L. Evins, Chairman, House Committee on. A tourism inventory, in-depth interviews with concessionaires and visitor surveys were undertaken in to measure concession tourism activity in the three national parks named above.

The net economic impact of tourism concessions was four and two times the direct impacts of the concessions themselves for TNP and ATNP, respectively. Current Concession Opportunities All Concessions RFPs for the California Department of Parks and Recreation are posted to the Cal eProcure website for viewing/downloading directly.

There is no fee, but you must register your company and establish a password. West 79th Street Boat Basin Cafe. Type: Restaurant Location: Rotunda at the West 79 Street Marina, Riverside Park The Boat Basin Cafe is a casual outdoor restaurant, arranged in three sections & located in Riverside Park at the end of 79th Street on the Hudson River.

Tourism and National Parks: Issues and Implications Article (PDF Available) in Annals of Tourism Research 28(4)– December with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Paul F.J.

Eagles. National Parks - Ozarks, Clarksville. likes. This page will follow Dr. Jesse Weiss and his 10 students enrolled in National Parks (ENS ) as they make their ers: Kruger Park Private Concessions Luxury Safari Lodges.

There are nine Private Concessions inside the Kruger National Park. They are exclusive-use, unfenced private concessions that are built in the best Big 5 game viewing regions inside the Park.To the east, between the two main parks lies another Park called Luambe National Park The development of game protection in the area began in the late 19th century when British South Africa Company was administering the territory and they imposed a total ban on the hunting of hippo and elephant in the area – Today there is an over.