Grand Teton Lodge Company Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Historic Jackson Lake Lodge With Special Package

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo., March 28 /PRNewswire/ — Grand Teton Lodge Company is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the historic Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park by offering guests a special package from May 23 through June 16, 2005 and September 1 through October 3, 2005. The 50th anniversary package price of $519 includes a three-night stay for two and a $50 per day resort credit that guests can use during their stay for any of Grand Teton Lodge Company’s tours, activities, restaurants and retail shops. This 50th anniversary package represents a 29-percent savings for guests.

Jackson Lake Lodge’s 50th anniversary package is $519 based on space availability, double occupancy for a minimum three-night stay, and is exclusive of tax, gratuities and incidental charges. The $50 resort credit is per room per night for a maximum three-night stay and can not be applied against room rate or refunded if unused. Other restrictions may apply. Advance reservations are required and can be made by calling 800-628-9988.

Jackson Lake Lodge officially opened on June 11, 1955 and has since been visited by millions of Americans and foreign guests. In its long history, the lodge has been host to numerous dignitaries as well as high-profile conferences. President Kennedy, President Nixon, President Reagan, President Clinton and Lady Bird Johnson have all visited Jackson Lake Lodge. The lodge was also the site of the 1989 U.S.-Soviet talks between U.S. Secretary of State James Baker and Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze where the two nations signed a statement of peace and friendship which helped establish the detente leading to the end of the Cold War.

Perched on a bluff overlooking Jackson Lake with the Grand Teton Mountains as a backdrop, Jackson Lake Lodge offers 385 guestrooms, suites and cottages with spectacular views. The full-service lodge’s upper lobby features 60-foot picture windows framing the Teton Mountain range and providing a relaxing place for guests to watch for moose, buffalo and an abundance of other wildlife that gather near Jackson Lake.

With a mission to preserve, protect and inspire, Grand Teton Lodge Company is the concessioner in Grand Teton National Park operating the lodging, restaurants, tours and activities at Jackson Lake Lodge, the AAA four-diamond Jenny Lake Lodge, and Colter Bay Village as well as Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis Club which is located just outside the Park in Jackson, Wyo. The company’s Envision(TM) program represents its commitment to a comprehensive sustainability approach that preserves the environment, ensures quality service, and provides for the health and safety of its guests and employees. For more information about Grand Teton Lodge Company, call 307-543-3100 or visit http://www.gtlc.com/pr .

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