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The American West is our home and muse. It’s where our favorite sounds, smells, colors,
 and people live.

Two people hiking near a lake and mountains

Its rugged, striking, and varied landscapes shape our perceptions, sculpt our identities, and inspire our imaginations. It’s where we spent our childhoods playing in oceans, on rivers and mountaintops, plumbing the depths and breaking through the surface. It’s the earth on which we build our lives and livelihoods, where we learned what it means to welcome, to make connections, and build community. In the world’s collective imagination, the West is vastness, opportunity, untameable beauty, and mystery.

Our commitments

Our partnership with
1% for the Planet

With respect and reverence for this place we call home, we commit to reinvesting 1% of our revenues into the protection of these cherished natural environments. These funds, certified by 1% for the Planet, support regenerative activities in the places in which we operate. We are proud to be 1% for the Planet’s first hospitality management partner.

As part of our ongoing commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainability, our hotels implement
a number of green initiatives on-property, including the following:

  • Partnership with Proud Source Water
  • Compostable drink straws
  • Resort-wide compost & recycling education initiatives
  • Significant reduction of single-use paper/plastic products
  • Partnership with Clean the World
  • Bulk soap and shampoo dispensers in guest rooms
  • Water conservation practices
  • Tesla charging stations for electric cars
  • Local area shuttle services
  • Trip reduction program for associates
  • Recycling of obsolete electronic equipment (via ER2, over 2.5 tons to date)
The Arizona Trail Association (ATA) is the nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect, maintain, enhance, promote and sustain the Arizona Trail as a unique encounter with the land.
Glen Canyon Institute (GCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration of Glen Canyon and a free flowing Colorado River.
Grand Canyon Youth offers educational outdoor expeditions that connect young people to the transformative power of the rivers and canyons of the Southwest.
We strive to optimize the health of Laguna’s vital coastal ecosystems through science, education and community involvement.
Advancing marine science and engineering to understand our changing ocean.
The 1% for the Planet® Impact Fund at National Philanthropic Trust offers a unique philanthropic opportunity to drive positive change for our planet and future generations.
Plastic Pollution Coalition is a growing global alliance of individuals, organizations, businesses, and policymakers working toward a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impacts on humans, animals, waterways and oceans, and the environment.