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Posts from May 2011

Utah: Extreme, Extraordinary and Exhilarating


Meetings Focus, by Kelly Crumrin -- Utah's geological treasures and spectrum of terrain beguile visitors. Its snowcapped mountains beckon skiers. Its canyons and rivers were made for hiking and rafting. Golf on its award-winning greens presents jaw-dropping views. Its wonders can scarcely be captured on film, but it's impossible not to try

Five Star-Studded ProTeams in Final Field of 16 Teams for 2011 Tour of Utah


SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (May 31, 2011) - The 2011 edition of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah professional cycling stage race will now feature a total of five UCI ProTeams, and a total field of 16 teams from around the globe. Four international squads, including Liquigas-Cannondale and Garmin-Cervélo, and five domestic teams were added this week by



SNOWBIRD, UTAH - Thanks to a record-breaking snow year, Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort is aiming to extend weekend winter operations through the Fourth of July, conditions permitting. This would mark the third time in the resort's 40-year history the season has closed on July 4, matching the 1995 and 2005 record. The extension would also mark 202

New Concession Program Announced by Salt Lake City International Airport


Salt Lake City International Airport officials announced plans for a revitalized concessions program at the nation's 25th busiest airport. Through a competitive solicitation process, vendors proposed products or services in bundled packages of retail spaces. The approach was designed to give concessionaires optimal exposure, better serve airport

Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass Adds ‘The Leonardo’ To Its Lineup


SALT LAKE CITY (May 2011) - The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass, offering locals and visitors a streamlined and cost-saving way to enjoy Salt Lake's top attractions, just got better. New this year is the addition of The Leonardo in downtown Salt Lake. Due to open July 2011, The Leonardo's mission is to inspire creativity and innovation in young people

Utah’s picturesque beauty inspires meetings amid the great outdoors


By Julie Keller, Smart Meetings -- A longtime destination for outdoor aficionados, Utah offers a breathtaking display of natural bounty, ranging from arid sandstone deserts to verdant forests and majestic mountains. This 85,000-square-mile state is home to five national parks, two national recreation areas and six national forests. From the