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National Park Service concession operations

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Energy and Environment.

National Park Service concession operations

hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session ... December 9, 1976.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Energy and Environment.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. National Park Service.,
    • National park concessions -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S638 1976a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 1173 p. :
      Number of Pages1173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4689817M
      LC Control Number77601243

      “Glacier National Park has long been one of the National Park Service’s crown jewels, and all of us at Xanterra Parks & Resorts are privileged to be granted the opportunity to take the helm of the park’s concession operations and expand our partnership with the National Park Service,” said Andrew N. Todd, president and CEO of Xanterra. Yosemite National Park will reopen to the public on Thursday after closing more than 2½ months ago because of the coronavirus outbreak — but expect some changes in the name of visitor safety.

        The statutory authority specifically controls which National Park Service (NPS) concessions is the National Park Service Concessions Management Improvement Act of which is set out at 54 U.S.C. § et seq. (the Act). After Congress enacted the Act, NPS created regulations to implement the statute, which are set out at Concessions in our national parks predate the formation of the National Park Service. Most of the large concessions operations in our Western parks were begun in the late s by the large railroads or companies looking to serve the growing demands of travelers from the eastern United States.

      For three years, the National Park Service has been without a Senate-confirmed director, an agency wh employees oversee of America’s most treasured places — national parks.   Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the management of concession operations by the National Park Service (NPS). GAO found that concessioner performance evaluation would be more effective if visitors' opinions and comments were used in Format: Paperback.


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National Park Service concession operations by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Energy and Environment. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The National Park Service recognizes that travel restrictions, group gathering restrictions, and public and private closures require a moratorium on the release of solicitations for concession contract and leases through the end of July.

By welcoming the private sector as a partner in park operations, the NPS broadens the economic base of. All told the Park Service’s website listed 49 Yellowstone concession operations as of Xanterra operates such iconic lodges as Lake Yellowstone Hotel and Old Faithful Inn.

The Commercial Services Program of the National Park Service (NPS) administers more than concession contracts with gross receipts totaling about $1 billion annually. (PDF KB) Our concessioners employ o hospitality industry people during peak season providing services ranging from food and lodging, to white water rafting adventures.

The Commercial Services Program. All told the Park Service’s website listed 49 Yellowstone concession operations as of Xanterra operates such iconic lodges as Lake Yellowstone Hotel and Old Faithful Inn. The company has recently invested millions in upgrades to its structures in Yellowstone, including all new lodging facilities at Canyon Village.

National Park Service (NPS) finance managers support park superintendents and other NPS staff in understanding how management actions affect concession operations.

Contract Development Support NPS finance managers review new contracts and set minimum franchise fees to ensure reasonable business opportunities for concessioners. Ortega National Parks Ortega National Parks specializes in the retail and hospitality industries and operates retail stores, National Park Service concessions, restaurants, and hotels.

As a family, we have seven generations of retail experience and over twenty years of experience as national park concessioners. In the National Parks, we pride ourselves on working as partners with. The National Park Service has selected a new company to take over the contract for running the Peaks of Otter Concession operations on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Bedford, Virginia.

The Peaks of Otter Lodge, Restaurant, Service Station, Camp Store, and Bus Tours have been closed since the contract for the last operator of this well know stop. Are you curious about the U.S. National Park Service (NPS).

In this collection, you will find a vast majority of official travel and recreational destination guides showcasing the historical value, exploratory discoveries, and maintenance of preserved monuments, natural environments, and architectural sites that are important to American history.

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.

Eastern National is a (c)3 not-for-profit cooperating association, that promotes the public’s understanding and support of America’s national parks and other public trust partners by providing quality educational experiences, products, and services. National Park Service Concession Contract Gross Receipts* Breakdown *As reported through Annual Financial Reports Gross Receipts Range Contracts % of Total Gross Receipts on All Contracts ($ Millions) % of Total $3 Million and Above 71 14% 1, 88% $1 Million to $3 Million 56 11% 7% $, to $1 Million 39 8% 2%.

The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.

It was created on Augby Congress through the National Park Service Organic Act and is an agency of the United States Department of the Interior. Doughton Park Visitor Center: Closed until further notice due to COVID Moses Cone Manor House: July 16 - Nov 1: Craft shop and book store open Thursday - Sunday from AM - PM.

Other areas inside the manor house are closed due to COVID The grounds and carriage trails around the house are open. Linn Cove Visitor Center. Get this from a library. National Park Service planning and concession operations: joint hearing before certain subcommittees of the Committee on Government Operations and the Permanent Select Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, Ninety-third Congress, second session, Decem [United States.

Congress. House. Get this from a library. National Park Service management of concession operations: joint hearings before certain subcommittees of the Committee on Government Operations and the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session, July 25 [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Title of Collection: National Park Service Concessions, 36 CFR OMB Control Number: Form Number: NPS FormsA, B, A, B,A, and B. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations. • March – Present: National and State Park Concessions Cades Cove, LLC at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cades Cove: Operation of National Park Concession offering Campground convenience, and souvenir store, food service/snack bar, campground vending machine operations, and bicycle rentals.

Park concession-operated boat tours, services and rentals will also suspend operations on Friday afternoon, the National Park Service said in a statement Friday. Concession prices are available for park entry fees, tours and park passes (excluding Desert Parks Pass). To be entitled to a concession, you must hold one of the following cards: Australian Commonwealth Pensioner Concession Card.

Table 6: Number of National Park Service Concessions Staff and Number of Concession Contracts at Selected Park Units, as of 25 Table 7: Information on Concessions Contracts at Selected Park performing independent inspections of lodging operations. The Park Service agreed with these recommendations.

Survey Report on Oversight of Concessions Operations and Fee Payments, Guest Services, Inc., and Rock Creek Park Horse Centre, Inc., National Park Service [United States Interior Department Office] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The BiblioGov Project is an effort to expand awareness of the public documents and records of the U.S. Government via print. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the management of concession operations by the National Park Service (NPS).GAO found that concessioner performance evaluation would be more effective if visitors' opinions and comments were used in appraising concessioner performance.

Existing concessioners already have a competitive advantage over others who want to. The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, a group representing 1, current, former, and retired employees and volunteers of the National Park Service, raises serious concerns about protecting NPS employees, volunteers, visitors, and local community members from the spread of the coronavirus.

The group stresses that it believes it.