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
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 www.gbac.org.
A Salt Lake landmark for over 40 years, Little America Hotel’s tradition of hospitality welcomes guests with genuine service and exceptional attention to detail.
Little America Hotel-Salt Lake is a member of the Grand America Hotels & Resorts' family that includes The Grand America Hotel (Salt Lake City, Utah,) Sun Valley Resort (Sun Valley, Idaho,) Snowbasin Resort (Huntsville, Utah,) The Westgate Hotel (San Diego, Calif.,) and Little America Hotel locations in Salt Lake City, Utah; Flagstaff, Arizona; Cheyenne, Wyoming and Little America, Wyoming.
Little America Hotel is conveniently located on 10 acres in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, just 8 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport. TRAX Light Rail is steps away, offering service to and from the airport as well as convenient access to downtown Salt Lake City’s shopping, entertainment, and sporting events.
Nestled between the Wasatch and Oquirrh Mountain Ranges in the magnificent Salt Lake Valley, Little America is within walking distance from restaurants, cultural and sporting events, and is roughly 30-40 minutes from the major ski resorts.
Other nearby attractions include historic Temple Square, the world-famous Great Salt Lake, and convenient access national parks, forests, and monuments.
Little America Hotel has 25,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, including lavish ballrooms, intimate boardrooms, and additional outdoor space. With in-house audiovisual and IT experts as well as a devoted convention services team, Little America is committed to ensuring the success of meetings and special events.
Little America can couple with its adjacent sister property, Grand America Hotel, resulting in a total of 1,625 guest rooms and over 100,000 sq. ft.
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Little America Hotel offers 850 luxurious guestrooms, complimentary in-room wi-fi access, down pillows, and other luxury amenities.
The Little America Hotel features an indoor/outdoor pool, outdoor garden pool, fitness center, retail shops, and a beautiful lobby lounge.
The 10-acre grounds are beautifully landscaped with fountains, flower gardens, and over 300 trees. Our experienced, friendly staff is dedicated to our tradition of hospitality and excellence.
Guests can enjoy the iconic Little America Coffee Shop and in-room dining.
Learn more about the procedures we have implemented to keep our guests, employees, and communities safe. As the situation evolves, we continue to evaluate our processes, improve our methods, and train our employees.
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"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.