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Where should a gnome roam? Utah or Lake Tahoe?

1/28/2010

Mike Gorrell, The Salt Lake Tribune -- Utah or Lake Tahoe? Where's a gnome to ski? Travelocity wants to know, so the online travel agency is conducting a contest. Voters will determine the next ski destination the company's Roaming Gnome mascot visits to dispel "cabin fever." Utah's ski community wants to win. At least three organizations -- Ski

Travelocity’s Roaming Gnome’s Choice: Utah or Reno/Tahoe - And YOUR Vote Decides!

1/27/2010

January 27, 2010, Salt Lake City, UT - The Travelocity Roaming Gnome is continuing his search for a cure to winter cabin fever, and he's narrowed his choice between Utah (Salt Lake and its four world-class resorts) and Reno-Tahoe...and popular vote on the Gnome's Facebook fan page January 27 through February 3 will determine where he skis this

Life in a Snow Globe

1/27/2010

Talia Salem, Smart Meetings Magazine -- This weekend I embarked on my first journey to Utah. Snowboard in tow, I boarded my Southwest flight to Salt Lake City. (Full disclosure: this trip was for vacation, I was celebrating my birthday with my two sisters.) After an easy 90-minute trip, we descended into the state capital-and what a sight it was.

Snowbird Receives 7 Feet in Seven Days

1/25/2010

Snowbird, Utah - Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort received 7 feet of snow over the last week thanks to a succession of powerful storms. Snowbird's year to date snow totals started at 141 inches on Jan. 18 and increased steadily throughout the week, totaling 225 inches by the afternoon of Jan. 25. The resort's mid-mountain base depth currently

Snowbird Receives 7 Feet in Seven Days

1/25/2010

Snowbird, Utah - Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort received 7 feet of snow over the last week thanks to a succession of powerful storms. Snowbird's year to date snow totals started at 141 inches on Jan. 18 and increased steadily throughout the week, totaling 225 inches by the afternoon of Jan. 25. The resort's mid-mountain base depth currently

Major winter events bring economic rewards to Utah

1/21/2010

SALT LAKE CITY -- Thousands of people are making their way to Utah for one of the biggest economy-boosting weekends of the year. Three major events officially kick off Thursday -- the Sundance Film Festival, the X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival and the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. The combination of these three events brings a lot of

Major winter events bring economic reward to Utah

1/21/2010

SALT LAKE CITY -- Thousands of people are making their way to Utah for one of the biggest economy-boosting weekends of the year. Three major events officially kick off Thursday -- the Sundance Film Festival, the X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival and the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. The combination of these three events brings a lot of

Visit Salt Lake Launches 'Become a Facebook Fan Sweepstakes

1/15/2010

- Lucky Winner Receives Ski Salt Lake Trip for Two - Salt Lake City (January 2010) -Visit Salt Lake, in partnership with its four Ski Salt Lake resorts-Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude-today launched its "Become a Fan Sweepstakes," with the Grand Prize winner receiving an all-expense paid trip for two* to enjoy "The Greatest Snow On

Restrictions Lifted, Salt Lake City Revs Up Downtown Revitalization

1/13/2010

Salt Lake City, Utah, has lifted an antiquated law that for decades allowed only two bars per block downtown. While Salt Lake City's nightlife scene has grown in recent years, the eased restrictions will reinvigorate the city further as the downtown continues to develop, a boon to meeting planners intent targeting the destination for incentive