Xanterra (known as Amfac until 2002) was formed in 1995 through the acquisition of TW Recreational Services, a business that traced its history back to 1905. Then, as the Fred Harvey Co., it began managing concessions operations in national parks like the Grand Canyon. Today, Xanterra still operates in the Grand Canyon as well as in other national parks like Yellowstone, Furnace Creek and Crater Lake, as well as several resorts and Ohio state parks.
Xanterra was acquired by the Anschutz Corp. in 2008.
A 15-year contract, worth an estimated $1 billion to the winning bidder to operate some lodging and food locations at the Grand Canyon has been reopened for bidding after an initial RFP failed to draw satisfactory responses, reports ABC News...
Aug. 20, 2014 |