Vail, Colorado Destination Example

Vail, Colorado Destination Example

Sustainability Standards for a Green, Healthy and Attractive Destination

Dr. Kim Langmaid shares her insights based on sustainability practices at Vail, Colorado, USA. She represents the Walking Mountains Science Center (WMSC) and has been actively engaged in implementing various sustainability actions in Vail.
Dr. Kim Langmaid, Walking Mountains Science Center
Founder and Vice President of Sustainability Programs
Walking Mountains Science Center

In this session, Dr. Kim Langmaid shares her insights based on sustainability practices at Vail, Colorado, USA. Kim represents the Walking Mountains Science Center (WMSC) and has been actively engaged in implementing various sustainability actions in Vail, including the Mountain IDEAL destination standard, Actively Green certification and training program for businesses, Vail's engagement with the Green Destinations certifciation, and various conservation and sustainable management practices helping keep the destination green, healthy and attractive.

This presentation was originally delivered live on May 13, 2019, as part of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) online training course. For more information on the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training online courses, please see here.