OUR PLEDGE TO YOU

The Greater Palm Springs tourism industry is making the pledge to implement the latest safety guidelines developed by the State of California and leading industry associations. While the safety of our visitors, staff and local community has always been a top priority, we recognize it’s even more critical today. We are offering this pledge and sharing the additional steps our local businesses and tourism partners are now taking so you can feel confident that our oasis remains a healthy, positive and inclusive destination for all.  

Our Safer Together, Greater Together Pledge offers a unified commitment destination-wide among all businesses, which promise to institute the following core safety practices:  

  • Perform a detailed risk assessment and implement a site-specific protection plan

  • Train employees on how to limit the spread of COVID-19, including how to screen themselves for symptoms and stay home if they have them

  • Implement individual control measures and screenings

  • Implement disinfecting protocols

  • Implement physical distancing guidelines

  • Stay informed of and implement the latest best practices

All businesses that have committed to these safety measures and have taken our pledge will have the below symbol included in their business listings on this website. To find out more by business type, click below.

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Safer Together, Greater Together is our destination commitment to you!  

We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

  • Hotels

    The hotel industry has a longstanding commitment to cleanliness and safety for employees and guests, and this commitment continues as our destination hotel partners make their businesses safe for re-opening.

    Greater Palm Springs hotels are implementing additional safety practices to protect customers and employees. Those measures include limiting the number of customers inside a store at one time, requesting that customers and employees wear face masks, and more frequent sanitation of high-touch areas and following the guidance of the State of California for reopening.

    While many hotels in our destination are associated with a national chain and will establish their own set of standards with additional requirements, all hotels in Greater Palm Springs that have taken our Safer Together, Greater Together Pledge have agreed to follow the best-practice industry safety standards and expectations as outlined by the following guidelines and recommendations.

    To see which hotels have taken the pledge, click here.

  • Vacation Rentals

    Greater Palm Springs vacation rentals are implementing additional safety practices to protect guests and employees. Those measures include providing contactless check-in, planning for additional time between guests, and augmenting existing cleaning programs to include even more rigorous sanitization and disinfection protocols

    All vacation rentals in Greater Palm Springs that have taken our Safer Together, Greater Together Pledge have agreed to follow the best-practice industry safety standards and expectations as outlined by the following guidelines and recommendations, and are committed to being transparent and sharing their safety protocols with employees and guests.

    To see which vacation rentals have taken the pledge, click here

  • Attractions

    All attractions in Greater Palm Springs that have taken our Safer Together, Greater Together Pledge have agreed to follow the best-practice industry safety standards and expectations as outlined by the following guidelines and recommendations, and are committed to being transparent and sharing their safety protocols with employees and guests.

    Their guidelines were designed for opening once government officials remove “stay-at-home” orders, allow non-essential businesses to reopen, and say it is safe for citizens to move around their community. All operating plans are to be compliant with local/city, state/province, and country laws and government regulations, and are in line with guidance provided by government health agencies.

    To view local attractions that have taken the pledge, click here.

  • Casinos

    Greater Palm Springs casinos are now reopened, prioritizing public health to ensure customers and employees have a safe environment. This includes following cleansing protocol guidance from federal and local health agencies, and enlisting other experts to inform best practices.

    All casinos in Greater Palm Springs that have taken our Safer Together, Greater Together Pledge have agreed to follow the best-practice industry safety standards and expectations as outlined by the following guidelines and recommendations, and are committed to being transparent and sharing their safety protocols with employees and guests.

    To see which casinos have taken the pledge, click here.

  • Convention Center

    To meet the needs of the highest level of health and safety, the Palm Springs Convention Center (PSCC) is implementing a comprehensive program to provide the highest levels of cleanliness and safety, while inspiring consumer confidence, and has taken our Safer Together, Greater Together Pledge.

    In addition to the pledge guidelines and sustaining the highest level of health and safety, the Palm Springs Convention Center is implementing a comprehensive and best-in-class program to provide the highest levels of cleanliness and safety while inspiring consumer confidence, all in partnership with leading medical professionals, industry experts and public health officials. At the very heart of this effort is a focus on making guests and employees safe and comfortable in a welcoming environment. The PSCC is committed to providing the most advanced hygienic safeguards that serve our clients, guests, staff, teams, and all other visitors.

  • Golf

    Golf courses in Greater Palm Springs have implemented additional safety practices to protect players and employees. Those measures include placing appropriate signage outside the pro-shop and clubhouse entries briefly outlining the social distancing guidelines in place and adhering to the guidance issued by the CDC, California Department of Public Health, and the local city in which the course is located.

    All golf courses in Greater Palm Springs that have taken our Safer Together, Greater Together Pledge have agreed to follow the best-practice industry safety standards and expectations as outlined by the following guidelines and recommendations, and are committed to being transparent and sharing their safety protocols with employees and players.

    To see who has taken the pledge, click here.

  • Restaurants & Bars

    Greater Palm Springs restaurants and bars are implementing additional safety practices to protect customers and employees. Those measures include allowing for more space to accommodate social distancing between diners, more frequent sanitation of high-touch areas and following the guidance of the State of California for reopening.

    All restaurants and bars in Greater Palm Springs that have taken our Safer Together, Greater Together Pledge have agreed to follow the best-practice industry safety standards and expectations as outlined by the following guidelines and recommendations, and are committed to being transparent and sharing their safety protocols with employees and guests.

    To see restaurants that have taken the pledge, click here.

  • Retail

    Greater Palm Springs stores are implementing additional safety practices to protect customers and employees. Those measures include limiting the number of customers inside a store at one time, requesting that customers and employees wear face masks, and more frequent sanitation of high-touch areas and following the guidance of the State of California for reopening.

    All retail stores in Greater Palm Springs that have taken our Safer Together, Greater Together Pledge have agreed to follow the best-practice industry safety standards and expectations as outlined by the following guidelines and recommendations, and are committed to being transparent and sharing their safety protocols with employees and shoppers.

    To see who has taken the pledge, click here.

  • Spa, Fitness & Beauty

    Greater Palm Springs spas and fitness centers are implementing additional safety practices to protect guests and employees. Those measures include implementing no-touch greeting policies, observing social distancing requirements, heightening the already rigorous levels of hygiene and sanitation, and simplifying the service menu as needed.

    All spas and fitness centers in Greater Palm Springs that have taken our Safer Together, Greater Together Pledge have agreed to follow the best-practice industry safety standards and expectations as outlined by the following guidelines and recommendations, and are committed to being transparent and sharing their safety protocols with employees and guests.

    To see who has taken the pledge, click here.

  • Transportation

    All transportation companies in Greater Palm Springs that have taken our Safer Together, Greater Together Pledge have agreed to follow the best-practice industry safety standards and expectations as outlined by the following guidelines and recommendations, and are committed to being transparent and sharing their safety protocols with employees and guests.

  • Wedding/Events

    Greater Palm Springs wedding venues are implementing additional safety practices to protect customers and employees. Those measures include implementing no-touch greeting policies for event staff and attendees; re-designing event layouts to support social distancing requirements; and increasing cleaning personnel to wipe down and sanitize all surfaces throughout the event.

    Destination weddings in Greater Palm Springs will again be held once government officials remove “stay-at-home” orders, allow non-essential businesses to reopen, and allow groups of different households to again congregate. All operating plans are to be compliant with local/city, state/province, and country laws and government regulations, and are in line with guidance provided by government health agencies.

    All wedding and event businesses in Greater Palm Springs that have taken our Safer Together, Greater Together Pledge have agreed to follow the best-practice industry safety standards and expectations as outlined by the following guidelines and recommendations, and are committed to being transparent and sharing their safety protocols with employees and guests.

    To see who has taken the pledge, click here.

 

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