• Gideon Putnam

  • El Questro

  • Gideon Putnam Resort

  • Lizard Island

  • Tenaya Lodge


Providing clients and visitors with unparalleled stewardship and hospitality services

You can’t really understand a place until you understand its culture, history, landscape and traditions. At Delaware North, we take pride in cultivating this understanding. It’s how we elevate the guest experience to create a memory that will never be forgotten. A memory that draws guests back time and time again. The places we operate—hotels, resorts, cultural attractions and parks—make countless memories for millions of guests each and every year. We bring a rare attention to detail to every property in our care, and to each and every individual we serve across our diverse operating companies.

Our mission
“To Provide Stewardship and Hospitality in Special Places Dedicated to Creating Memorable Guest Experiences as Unique as the Destination.SM”


  • Food and Beverage

    • As a leader in food service management, we operate some of the busiest and most famous kitchens in the world. 

  • Retail

    • Delaware North operates 300 stores in parks, resorts, attractions, airports, toll plazas, sporting venues, open-air marketplaces and gaming properties worldwide.

  • Lodging

    • Delaware North's hotel management experience extends from North America to Australia. From wilderness camps to luxury hotel suites and National Historic Landmarks — each require a specific set of skills. 

  • Special Events

    • From the iconic Plaza in New York City to the enormous Wembley Stadium in London, every event, fundraiser, wedding or celebration is different -- so we treat each one as if it were the only one. 

  • Venue Management

    • As a property owner and manager, Delaware North has a reputation for outstanding venue management for numerous clients. 

Lizard Island Resort on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has been recognized as one of the top hotels and beach resorts in the world by Forbes, Travel + Leisure and other prestigious publications.

Forbes, Travel + Leisure

Nature in a Luxury Resort

Because of the special nature of Delaware North’s luxury resort locations, guests can enjoy such incredible activities as snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef, riding a camel in the scenic desert plains of Kings Canyon in Australia or seeing the giant Sequoia trees at Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park.