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  • Top 5 Great 'Old' Hotels of America

    By Steve Winston, World Property Journa l -- Beautiful old American hotels speak to us. They speak with the echoes of earlier guests in earlier times, and, often, those earlier times saw great historical events. They speak with an Old-Time elegance and dedication to customer service sometimes not found in more-contemporary hotels. They speak to us

  • Kaitlin Eskelson Named Visit Salt Lake’s President & CEO

    Salt Lake City (February 10, 2020)—Visit Salt Lake (VSL) today announced the appointment of Kaitlin Eskelson as its new president and CEO, the fourth individual to hold this position in the organization’s 36-year history. Beginning March 16, Eskelson will lead VSL’s efforts to improve and increase Salt Lake’s visitor economy by attracting and

  • New NHMU Director Selected

    Salt Lake City -- University of Utah Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dan Reed announced that Jason Cryan has accepted the offer to serve as executive director of the Natural History Museum of Utah effective March 2020. Cryan replaces former museum Executive Director Sarah George, who left the museum after nearly three decades to join the

  • Here’s What You Need To Know About Salt Lake City’s First Food Hall

    By Leslie Kelly, Forbes.com -- While HallPass is technically still in the soft opening phase, it’s already a red hot hit and a big boost for the formerly struggling mall it calls home. The food hall revolution It’s no shocker that the traditional retail and restaurant landscapes have shifted dramatically in recent years. Consumers shopping online

  • The Best Things To See And Do In Salt Lake City

    By Nadine Cresswell-Myatt, Travel Awaits -- Salt Lake City has a model town feel and many free attractions courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) previously called Mormons, who represent nearly half of the city’s population. In 1847, Brigham Young led his people on a thousand-mile westward trek to escape persecution, but

  • From suds to sports to scenery, Salt Lake City has plenty to sample

    By Laura Nelles, Toronto Sun -- From abundant activities to beautiful scenery, Salt Lake City, Utah isn’t as dry as you may think, with something that will appeal to just about every taste. Known for its Mormon heritage, the jewel of Salt Lake is the must-see Temple area situated downtown. The Temple itself is open only to members of the Church of

  • Long-Anticipated Salt Lake Convention Center Hotel Breaks Ground

    January 13, 2020. Salt Lake City – After extensive planning, Visit Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Portman Holdings and Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the plans, timeline and details of the long-awaited and much-anticipated Salt Lake convention center hotel during a groundbreaking ceremony held Friday, January 10, at the Salt Palace Convention

  • The West's Best City Parks

    By Renee Brincks, VIA Magazine -- Step into nature and let the kids explore at one of these great urban parks around the West. From Phoenix to Seattle, these alluring outdoor spaces offer more than a breath of fresh air, with amazing art and beautiful blooms, shady trails and stargazing. Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, UT Not far from the city's

  • Top Urban Destinations for 2020

    By Terri Marshall, TravelSquire.com -- We recently announced our Top 28 destinations for 2020 zeroing in on unique destinations with intriguing sites and experiences. Our list breaks down into four categories, both domestic and international, with the complete list here. This week we’re sharing Urban Destinations. Each of these cities has something

  • 10 Most Relaxing Airports in the United States

    Missed connections and late-night cancellations can send stress levels through the roof. Recently, InsureMyTrip ranked the 10 U.S. airports that leave travelers the most relaxed, leading the way in fewest flight delays and cancellations. 10: Ontario, California (ONT) Southern California’s Ontario International Airport may be the fastest growing