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Responsible Travel Content, New Guidelines for Outdoor Activity Providers, PPE Availability

07.14.20

Responsible Travel Content from North Lake Tahoe

North Lake Tahoe Destination Management Organizations (NLTRA + IVCBVB) continue to focus on responsible travel content, and while all sales, events and advertising initiatives are paused, have found great importance in creating educational pieces that outline safe travel guidelines and Know Before You Go information.

The Informational Guide located on GoTahoeNorth.com is a helpful tool to share with incoming guests, and multiple videos have launched on consumer social media channels that reiterate the importance of social distancing and wearing of masks (please share!) This includes:

Operational Guidelines for Outdoor Activity Providers

The Adventure Travel Trade Association issued an in-depth series of guidelines for adventure and outdoor recreation companies. These guidelines provide a path to an organized and safe reopening for the adventure industry by providing a common set of actions that can be used by a diverse pool of travel businesses and suppliers across the industry supply chain.
Learn more.

Clean and Safe Guidelines for the Hotel & Lodging Industry

The California Hotel & Lodging Association has started a Clean + Safe Certification Program. Various hotels around the state are completing a checklist and receiving the association’s certification stamp to show travelers that extra safety precautions are being taken. Properties are encouraged to use the certification logo as a tool in their messaging and marketing to reinforce the point of safety.
Learn more.

Four Loan Assistance Programs Available for Small Businesses

1. The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted to set aside $8 million of the county’s federal CARES Act funding to establish a new grant program that would reimburse local businesses and nonprofits for a portion of their eligible COVID-19 expenses. The program is expected to roll out by the end of summer. Read more.

2. SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small California businesses in various counties, including Placer and Nevada Counties. Read more.

3. The SBA offers disaster assistance to California small businesses economically impacted by civil unrest. Find out if your business qualifies HERE.

4. The Resilience Fund was created for the community, by the community to provide rapid assistance to local small businesses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with Sierra Business Council and local investors, resources are available to help your business survive this unexpected crisis. Read more.

TRUCKEE TAHOE WORKFORCE HOUSING AGENCY UPDATE

The Truckee Tahoe Workforce Housing Agency is excited to announce their first employee housing program - a partnership with Landing Locals to connect employees of their four member agencies with second-home owners for long-term leasing opportunities. This program will be one of many solutions they are committed to implementing to help their employees find housing. Learn more.

KEEP PLACER COUNTY HEALTHY:

New Posters Available for Your Business
According to a recent survey, nearly 49% of local customers would not visit a business that made them feel unsafe.
Business owners can download free materials to help keep customers and employees safe and informed.
Learn more.

FREE PPE EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE FOR YOUR BUSINESS

The North Lake Tahoe Resort Association still has PPE supplies, now FREE of cost for your business. This includes 3-Ply masks and hand sanitizer.
KN95 masks, disposable gloves, and social distancing graphics are also available, sourced at cost for your business.
Watch the Facebook Live describing available products HERE. Limited quantities are available, please submit your order HERE.