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Established · 1952 ·





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GBAC Star™ Facility Accredited

The Grand America Hotel, and Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah are Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) Star Facilities

Little America Hotel Attains GBAC Star™ Accreditation

In Salt Lake City, Little America Hotel has achieved its Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR™ facility accreditation, which includes a comprehensive 20-element program, which ranges from standard operating procedures and risk assessment strategies to personal protective equipment and emergency preparedness and response measures.

Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, Little America Salt Lake, and its sister property, The Grand America Hotel have implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention in its facilities. This accreditation is another step to build traveler confidence and ensure safety for team members and the community

"With a commitment to our team and the community, we've established health measures to safely welcome guests to Little America Hotel."

Mark Mundel, General Manager, Little America Salt Lake

What is GBAC Star™?

"GBAC STAR is the gold standard of safe facilities, providing third-party validation that ensures facilities implement strict protocols for biorisk situations, stated Patricia Olinger, Executive Director, Global Biorisk Advisory Council.

"Accreditation empowers facility owners and managers to assure workers, customers, and key stakeholders that they have proven systems in place to deliver clean and healthy environments that are safe for business."

Patricia Olinger, Executive Director, Global Biorisk Advisory Council

GBAC, a Division of ISSA

Composed of international leaders in the field of microbial-pathogenic threat analysis, mitigation, response, and recovery, the Global BioriskAdvisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, provides training, guidance, accreditation, certification, crisis management assistance, and leadership to government, commercial and private entities looking to mitigate, quickly address, and/or recover from biological threats and real-time crises. The organization's services include biorisk management program assessment and training, Forensic Restoration® response and remediation, the GBAC STAR™ facility accreditation program, training and certification of individuals, and consulting for building owners and facility managers. For more information, visit


Safe in Salt Lake City

"We're thrilled to see The Grand America Hotel and Little America Hotel invest and take the necessary steps to become GBAC-accredited hotels. This is a key step in our goal to ensure Salt Lake County is the safest place in the nation to visit and conduct business," said Kaitlin Eskelson, President & CEO, Visit Salt Lake. "I hope many of our other hotel and business partners follow The Grand America's lead in earning this accreditation, a critical component in our community's economic recovery."

The Salt Palace Convention Center and Mountain America Exposition Center are also GBAC STAR™ facility accredited.