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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The Weekend Guide: Hiking, Wildlife, and Mile-High Biscuits in Salt Lake City

Originally posted on https://www.cntraveler.com/story/weekend-guide-salt-lake-city By Jeremy Pugh Thanks to an influx of relocating professionals and a higher-than-average birth rate, Utah ranks as America’s youngest state. That youthful energy is shaking up the reputation of Salt Lake City, a capital that had long been dismissed as sleepy and…

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Salt Lake City Surprise

Originally posted on https://www.phoenixmag.com/2022/05/05/summer-food-wine-getaways/ May 5, 2022 — Given that it was founded and largely populated by alcohol-abstaining Mormons, Utah may not be top of mind when it comes to food-and-booze destinations. However, between the Wasatch Mountains and Oquirrh (pronounced “oaker”) Mountains of Utah, sits…

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VISIT SALT LAKE ANNOUNCES Q1 2022 CONVENTION BOOKING RESULTS

Salt Lake City (April 2022) —Visit Salt Lake is pleased to announce 56 meetings, athletic events, and conventions were booked during the first quarter of 2022. These events will collectively attract over 165,000 attendees who’ll occupy approximately 243,000 hotel room nights spend $161 million while in our community. The largest of these include:…

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Utah ranks No. 1 for state pandemic response: New study

Originally posted on https://www.abc4.com/news/local-news/utah-ranks-no-1-for-state-pandemic-response-new-study/ April 12, 2022 — (ABC4) – A study breaking down how states responded to the COVID-19 pandemic shows Utah ranking as number one out of all 50 states. The National Bureau of Economic Research released its final COVID-19 report on how…

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Visit Salt Lake’s Karen Staples named President of New York Chapter of PCMA

SALT LAKE CITY (March 2022) –Karen Staples, CMP, CASE, Visit Salt Lake’s Director of Northeast Sales, has been named President of the New York Chapter of PCMA in January 2022. She will serve a three-year term, serving in 2021 as incoming President, 2022 as President and 2023 as immediate past President. PCMA held its first in-person chapter event…

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2023 NORTH AMERICAN GAY AMATEUR ATHLETIC ALLIANCE CUP COMING TO SALT LAKE CITY

March 7, 2022 — Salt Lake City (March 2022) – The North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA) announced it will host its annual LGBTQ+ softball tournament in Salt Lake City May 26-28, 2023, at the Valley Regional Complex. The top elite A and B division teams from NAGAAA organizations all over the United States and Canada will compete to…

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Two Visit Salt Lake Passes, One Ultimate Ski and Après Ski Experience

Originally posted on https://unofficialnetworks.com/2022/02/18/two-visit-salt-lake-passes-one-ultimate-ski-and-apres-ski-experience/ February 18, 2022 — By Rich Stoner Tucked away beneath the Wasatch Mountain Range and the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake City has spent most of its lifetime isolated. What one would think should be a major metropolitan…

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