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Committed to Leaving a Softer Footprint

At Xanterra Travel Collection®, our mission is to provide Legendary Hospitality with a Softer Footprint®. “Legendary Hospitality” is the heart of our business and how we care for our guests. “With a Softer Footprint” focuses on how we reduce our environmental impact through our sustainable business practices. Our sustainability goals are:

  • 5% Annual Reduction of Potable Water use in Water-stressed Areas
  • 5% Annual Reduction in Waste to Landfills
  • Eliminate Single-use Plastics Purchases by 2030
  • 70% Local and Sustainable Cuisine at our Land-based Restaurants
  • Eliminate Intentionally Added PFAS in Food-contact Packaging

Learn more about our ongoing efforts in our Sustainability Report by viewing and downloading it below.

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Sustainability Report

As stewards of beautiful natural environments for up to a century, we think long-term. With each initiative we undertake, our goal remains the same: to soften the footprints we leave behind as we endeavor to make the planet cleaner and greener.

Family Fun! Death Valley Inspires Awe and Wonder
Treading With a Softer Footprint
Working (and Living) on the Edge: Grand Canyon’s Unusual Occupations 1
How Composting Apples is Helping Preserve the Grand Canyon

Trending Sustainability Stories

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Steam Engine Train

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How Xanterra Travel Collection® Makes It Easy Being Green

Eliminating Single-Use Plastics

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Eliminating Single-Use Plastics

Committed to Reducing Waste

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Committed to Reducing Waste

Xanterra is a Green Power Partner 1

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Proud Green Power Partner since 2009

Green Restaurant Certifications 5

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Green Restaurant Certifications

Xanterra’s 2022 Our Softer Footprint Awards

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2022 Our Softer Footprint Award Winners

Always Onboard With Sustainability

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Always Onboard With Sustainability

Fresh Forward Sustainable Food Program

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Fresh Forward Sustainable Food Program

Sailboat

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See the Best of the Best With The Xanterra Travel Collection®

Wind Down, Wise Up

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Wind Down, Wise Up

Sensational Alaska Experiences

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Sensational Alaska Experiences

Mount Rushmore National Memorial 1

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The Icons of the Xanterra Travel Collection®

Northern Lamar Valley

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Pulling Carbon out of the Big Sky

Where to Visit: 9 Beautiful Places to Fuel Your Wanderlust

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Road Trips: Best Scenic Drives in the National Parks

The Hopewell, or Flowerpot Rocks in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. The area has two tides a day and one of the highest average tides in the world, averaging 16metres.

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Northern Exposure: Canadian Getaways That Will Leave You Speechless

The Real Reason You Should Visit Death Valley in Winter

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The Good Life in Death Valley

Picture Perfect: Best Views in the National Parks

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Picture Perfect: Best Views in the National Parks

10 Insider Tips for an Authentic Grand Canyon Vacation 4

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Changing Course: Conserving Water at Grand Canyon

How Xanterra Travel Collection<sup>®</sup> Is Saving Water in the National Parks

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How Xanterra Travel Collection® Is Saving Water in the National Parks

Seven Vacation Dining Experiences You’ll be Talking About for Years

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Seven Vacation Dining Experiences You’ll be Talking About for Years

Taste the Regions of Italy Through These Five Italian Wines

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Taste the Regions of Italy Through These Five Italian Wines

Woman Hikes through Yellowstone Wilderness on the way to Wrangler Lake

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Choose to be Straw Free

The Value of Fires to Yellowstone National Park

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The Value of Fires to Yellowstone National Park

Close up view of a black spotted pine sawyer beetle (Monochamus Galloprovincialis).

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Bug-Damaged Wood Becomes Beautiful Furniture

Secrets of Winter Wildlife Watching in Yellowstone

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Wolves at Yellowstone

Tasting Nature: Farm-to- Table Dining at the National Parks

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Tasting Nature: Farm-to- Table Dining at the National Parks

What to Know Before You Hike the Grand Canyon

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The Pioneer Woman: Mary Colter

5 Iconic Experiences at the Grand Canyon

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Camping Dos & Don’ts in the National Parks

Recycled Waste Vegetable Oil Powers Historic Steam Train

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The Incredible Green Machine

Disposable Water Bottles in the National Parks: My Retro Canteen

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Disposable Water Bottles in the National Parks: My Retro Canteen