Two Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter Buildings Turn 100 in 2014

Posted: January 28, 2015

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, March 27, 2014 – Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter was, by many accounts, a persnickety, bossy perfectionist and creative visionary who wasn’t afraid to persuade key National Park Service staff, construction workers or Fred Harvey Company executives … Continued

Dining Room at Grand Canyon’s El Tovar Closes While Repairs Made to Hotel Roof

Posted: January 12, 2015

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – January 12, 2015 – The dining room of Grand Canyon’s El Tovar, one of the oldest and most famous national park hotels, is closed until Feb. 13, 2015 while renovations are made to the lodge’s roof. … Continued

Xanterra Parks & Resorts® Enters Temporary Contract with the National Park Service to Continue Operating Grand Canyon Concessions


GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, December 19, 2014 – Xanterra Parks & Resorts®, Xanterra South Rim L.L.C., reached an agreement with the National Park Service to continue to operate most concessions at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park – … Continued