Aramark Corp. (NYSE: ARMK), a global hospitality, facilities management, and uniforms company, signed an agreement to acquire Forever Resorts destination properties providing hospitality services across North America, in conjunction with the company’s rebrand of its leisure division as Aramark Destinations.
According to a press release, Forever Resorts will transition the operations of 12 outdoor and leisure adventures destinations into Aramark Destinations, all of which are located within or close to National parks, recreation areas, or national forests throughout the U.S.
“Aramark Destinations’ acquisition of Forever Resorts’ properties is another step in our long-term strategy to serve as a leader in the hospitality industry and increase our portfolio of unique attractions and destinations across North America,” said Bruce W. Fears, President & CEO of Aramark Destinations.
“Both companies share a passion for hospitality and service, and the cultural similarities between us will make this a natural transition. Forever Resorts has a fantastic team of dedicated hospitality professionals, and we look forward to them joining us in delivering exceptional and authentic experiences to travelers from around the world while carrying on the legacy of Rex Maughan and his love for nature and the great outdoors.”
The properties include Grand Canyon Lodge — North Rim, The Lodge at Bryce Canyon, Red Canyon Village, Signal Mountain Lodge & Marina, Chisos Mountain Lodge, Big Bend Resort & Adventures, Cedar Pass Lodge in Badlands National Park, Minute Man RV Park & Lodging, Rock Harbor Lodge at Isle Royale Resorts, Mad River Boat Trips, Scenic Safaris at Jackson Hole and Mormon Lake Lodge.
For more information, visit www.aramarkhospitalitymanagement.com.