Blogs: Sustainability

Chamber unveils “Less is More” to attract visitors

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS October 26, 2018   You will hear the phrase “less is more” whenever tourism comes up this year. We are working to attract fewer visitors who stay longer, helping preserve our quality of...
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‘Leave No Trace’ high on surveyed priorities

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 28, 2018   Insights keep rolling in from Sedona’s fantastic response to Sustainable Tourism surveys. Last week I reviewed some of the results: • Most Sedona residents and visitors want attractions that...
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Recent Tourism Survey Reveals Community’s Common Goals

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 21, 2018   Here are just a few of the Sedona survey results that had people talking at our Sustainable Tourism visioning sessions this month: •    Sedona residents and visitors want parks...
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New Chamber Plans Blossom

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 14, 2018   Autumn is coming to Red Rock Country, and the air is clearing in more ways than one!  Sedona’s first Sustainable Tourism Plan is in sharper focus following two public...
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Tourism Visioning Sessions a Hit; Online Opportunity Starts Today

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 7, 2018   Thank you to all for the fantastic turnout we had this week at our Sustainable Tourism Plan Visioning Sessions at the Sedona Rouge Hotel and Spa. The excellent participation...
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Sedona Chamber of Commerce renews vision for the future

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 31, 2018   The passage of Home Rule Tuesday is a victory for local control and a salute to Sedona’s common sense. Sedonans recognized what was at stake and chose wisely, keeping...
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Straw Free Sedona campaign – sign up today!

Dear Restaurateur, The Sedona Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau has launched Straw Free Sedona, a campaign that encourages local businesses and their patrons to cease use of single-use plastic straws. Research indicates that many of the 500 million plastic...
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June marks progress for Chamber

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS June 29, 2018   Whew! As we get ready to celebrate a fantastic Sedona Fourth of July, we can look back at a month of big wins for Sedona as we work together...
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Sedona Chamber Contributes $50,000 to Preserve Local Trails

AND Announces Expansion For the second year, the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau has donated $50,000 to the Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund to protect and maintain Sedona’s hiking trails. “We started the Sedona Trail Keepers program two...
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Sedona Chamber sets sights on Sustainable Tourism Plan

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS June 8, 2018 The Sustainable Tourism movement is changing the travel industry around the world. People everywhere are stepping up to protect their communities while being mindful of the jobs and services a...
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Chamber has sights set on mitigating traffic

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS June 1, 2018 With Memorial Day a fresh memory and the 4th of July on the horizon, I’m reminded of those hectic summer nights at my first job in Sedona, busing tables at...
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There are now 50 Certified Sustainable Organizations in the Verde Region

May 31, 2018 Three more just got certified SILVER/Innovator, in Cottonwood and Sedona. Keep Sedona Beautiful (Silver): KSB has been protecting our environment since 1972. In addition to running the Litter Lifters and protecting our Dark Sky, they also walk...
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