The goals are ambitious. The solution is sustainable. The place is Park City, Utah. Planners, meet the new Sustainable Tourism Plan — and get ready to host your next meeting or event in a premier sustainable destination.
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Park City has a long history of environmental responsibility and sustainability — and our goals are North America’s most ambitious. Our destination is on track to be net-zero carbon and run on 100% renewable energy by 2030 community-wide and by 2022 for municipal operations — making Park City a premier sustainable destination for meetings and events.
The Park City Chamber/Bureau's new Sustainable Tourism Plan is working with industry experts, including the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) — and is a collaborative, proactive and forward-thinking strategy to help advance Summit County’s objective of pursuing balanced and sustainable tourism development plus build on the foundation of existing initiatives.
Sustainability is an initiative that will not waver — especially in Park City. The Sustainable Tourism Plan features efforts that go beyond green. It’s a guide of elevated standards and criteria focusing on four main categories of destination sustainability.
The acronym, HOME, was designed to reflect how we are telling Park City’s story of sustainability — and encompasses GSTC’s four pillars of destination sustainability we are focusing on while staying in alignment with the Global Sustainable Assessment. Planners, meet HOME.
O utdoor Recreation
M anagement (of the destination)
Smart, eco-friendly offerings at your meetings and conventions are shifting from trend to expectation. Sustainability is a necessity but there are creative ways to brand it as an amenity. This sustainability guide assists planners in implementing sustainable practices in their meetings or events.
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