Girls Getaway & Springtime Fun in Park City & Alta, Utah

By Mimi Slawoff, Los Angeles TravelingMom -- While Utah’s mountain resorts would have liked a bigger snowfall this winter, there’s still plenty of the fluffy white stuff blanketing the slopes to finish out the ski season in style. In fact, now is a great time to enjoy spring skiing conditions as well as a host of festive activities and events…

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FOR A PERFECT GIRLFRIEND GETAWAY TRY SKI UTAH AND THE GREATEST SNOW ON EARTH

By Dawn Paul, Houston Style Magazine - Born and raised in the South, I usually opt for a vacation spot for a girlfriend getaway that has the warmer climate I’m used to. When I received an invitation from Ski Utah to experience their Girlfriend Getaway, I decided to break out of my warm comfort zone and see what Utah had to offer. I’ll admit I never…

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22 REASONS UTAH IS THE MOST UNDERRATED STATE IN THE US

By Ailsa Ross, Matador Network -- Though there are many more, here are just a few of the reasons Utah is the most underrated state in the U.S. For the complete list, click the link at the bottom of this abbreviated list. 10. Salt Lake City has one of the largest LGBT communities in the US. Betcha didn’t know that Salt Lake City was…

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VSL Awards Dianne Nelson Binger Scholarship To Gabrielle Olsen

SALT LAKE CITY (March 24, 2015) – Visit Salt Lake (VSL) recognized Gabrielle “Gabby” Olsen as recipient of the ninth annual Dianne Nelson Binger Scholarship at its Annual Meeting held March 10 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The scholarship honors VSL’s former President and CEO, and her legacy to the Salt Lake hospitality community…

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2015 Poised to Be a Momentous Year for Salt Lake Conventions

Only a few months in, this year is shaping up to be a momentous one for Salt Lake. 2015 will be its busiest year ever for conventions, with The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions, Outdoor Retailer, Comic Con, the School Nutrition Association, and many other groups congregating at the Salt Palace. In anticipation of all this…

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The Metro Areas With the Largest, and Smallest, Gay Populations

The New York Times -- The Census Bureau asks Americans about subjects as varied as race, age, annual income and even their source of home heating. But there is one glaring demographic omission: The census does not ask people about their sexual orientation. As a result, there has long been a shroud of uncertainty around the geography of gay and…

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How Salt Lake City And Utah Became The New Gold Standard

By Marian Salzman, Forbes -- Austin envy is alive and well, especially on the heels of another jam-packed SXSW, but suddenly Utah is looking like the new benchmark for business and quality of life. A rash of new studies and rankings is proving that the Beehive State, and especially Salt Lake City, is increasingly the place to be. Contributing to…

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Utah food news: Forage chef a James Beard semifinalist

By Kathy Stephenson, The Salt Lake Tribune -- Bowman Brown, chef and co-owner of Salt Lake City's Foragerestaurant, is once again a semifinalist in the James Beard Foundation Awards, the culinary industry's most prestigious recognition program. Brown is one of 20 semifinalists nominated in the Best Chef: Southwest category, which includes Arizona…

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A cautious walk through Temple Square in SLC

By Sonja Stark, timesunion.com -- Visitors from around the world are drawn to Salt Lake City for many unique landmarks and attractions. From hiking the Wasatch to learning about dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum to feeding feathered friends at the Tracy Aviary, there’s no shortage of things to do. However, Mormon or not, many come to…

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