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What:Yankee Leisure Group (YLG) and its brands Amtrak Vacations and Yankee Holidays have announced a multiyear partnership with the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America’s national parks.
Why It Matters:YLG brands have more than 55 unique national parks itineraries, making them a strong supporter of the park system. Through this new partnership, NPF will receive a portion of revenue from any Amtrak Vacations or Yankee Holidays national parks program. The donation will help NPF protect national parks, connect people from all backgrounds to its destinations and National Park Service programs and inspire the next generation of park stewards. This is a great match for clients interested in philanthropy and the outdoors.
Fast Facts:- Amtrak Vacations and Yankee Holidays have more than 55 unique national parks itineraries.
- New itineraries for 2016 include Yellowstone to Yosemite by Rail, Great Southwest featuring the Grand Canyon, Rocky Mountains to Yosemite and America’s National Parks.
What They Are Saying:“American railroads and our national parks share a long history, and we are excited to write another chapter of this legacy with Yankee Leisure Group,” said David French, senior vice president of marketing, communications and corporate partnerships at the National Park Foundation. “Through our partnership and committed efforts, we will invite new audiences into the parks, cementing the foundation of park enjoyment and stewardship for generations to come.”
“We are thrilled to support the National Park Foundation and do our part to preserve the national parks for generations to come,” said Frank Marini, president of Yankee Leisure Group. “To kick off our partnership, we have created a new Park Adventures logo that will be featured on all of our national park itineraries in our brochures and websites that signify that a portion of the trip will be donated to the National Park Foundation”
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