Utah is the Wild Frontier of America's Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Movement

Originally posted on https://www.afar.com/magazine/utah-is-the-forefront-of-americas-bean-to-bar-chocolate-movement November 11, 2022 — By Mae Hamilton Ghirardelli, Hershey, Guittard—some of the most recognizable U.S. chocolate brands can be found in the East and on the West Coast. But there’s an artisanal chocolate revolution quietly brewing…

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5 LGBTQ travel destinations to visit in unexpected states

Originally posted on https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/5-lgbtq-travel-destinations-to-visit-in-unexpected-states/ar-AA10O2iV August 21, 2022 By Jamie Valentino While LGBTQ rights are being attacked across the country by a GOP stuck in the 1950s, an increasing number of American cities are embracing queer culture like never before. According to…

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Salt Lake's Winter Playground

Originally posted on https://www.touroperatorland.com/magazine July 20, 2022 Come for the scenery, stay for the scene! At the first crisp snowfall along the Wasatch Front, when Salt Lake transforms itself into Utah’s urban basecamp for The Greatest Snow on Earth®, skiers and boarders rejoice. While Salt Lake combines the endless urban activities…

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VISIT SALT LAKE ANNOUNCES Q2 2022 CONVENTION BOOKING RESULTS

Salt Lake City (July 2022) — Visit Salt Lake is pleased to announce 47 meetings, athletic events, and conventions were booked during the second quarter of 2022. These events will collectively attract nearly 184,000 attendees who’ll occupy approximately 299,000 hotel room nights and spend $178 million while in our community. The most notable of…

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Visit Salt Lake Names Chief Brand & Marketing Officer, Tyler Gosnell

Salt Lake City (July 2022) — After a successful launch of the “West of Conventional” brand, Visit Salt Lake (VSL) has named Tyler Gosnell the new Chief Brand & Marketing Officer (CBMO). In his new role, Gosnell will help develop Salt Lake’s brand image and increase public perception through cohesive brand narratives and strategic marketing…

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Salt Lake City Criterium Race Returns!

Originally posted on utahstories.com/2022/07/salt-lake-city-criterium-race-returns/ July 11, 2022 — As the Tour de France courses its way through the countryside of Europe, the always-exciting and spectator-friendly Salt Lake Criterium is celebrating its third year, bringing its own unique brand of professional bike racing back to Utah’s capital…

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Visit Salt Lake Bestows Inaugural SALT Awards

Salt Lake City (June 2022) — Hospitality employees provide vital support for Salt Lake County’s visitor economy. Visit Salt Lake recognized the stars of our tourism industry at the inaugural SALT Awards held June 16 at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre. These awards celebrated hospitality workers who exemplify Service, Accomplishment…

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Sports Salt Lake Launches Volunteer Program

Sports Salt Lake Launches Volunteer Program Salt Lake City (June 2022) — With a dramatic increase in community and professional sporting events happening in Salt Lake, Sports Salt Lake launched an exciting new sports-focused volunteer program. It’s a great way for fans to be part of the action while serving their community. Many volunteer…

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Where to Eat and Drink (But Mostly Drink) in Utah

Originally posted on ediblemanhattan.com/travel/where-to-eat-and-drink-in-utah-travel-guide/ June 9, 2022 — Utah might not be the first place you think of when you want to take a boozy vacation. But the Beehive State is far from “dry” these days. Utah as a whole hosts many distilleries, bars, restaurants and breweries crafting artisanal cocktails…

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