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Posts from May 2015

  • 'This Is the Right Place': Doing Business and Vacationing in Utah

    Jonha Revesencio, HuffingtonPost.com -- Remember we've talked about how digital nomads get to travel and still make money? Looks like a group of people might just have cracked the code. On July 24, 1847, when the Mormon pioneers reached the Salt Lake Valley in Utah, Brigham Young looked out across the land and said, "This is the right place.

  • The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass Puts Salt Lake in the Palm of Your Hand

    SALT LAKE CITY (May 2015) –The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass puts 13 of Salt Lake’s most popular urban and mountain adventures in the palm of your hand, as cutting-edge technology now allows users to purchase, share and redeem their Connect Pass from the convenience of their smart-phone. And, by bundling some of the area's top attractions, this

  • The 10 Best Big Cities for Active Families

    By Emily H. Bratcher and the Editors, Outside Magazine -- What kinds of cities make families happy? That was our starting point. The answer, of course, is complicated. Our first assumption: kids like being around other kids. So we looked for cities where a high percentage of the population is under age 18. Next we looked at affordability, since

  • Utah Jumps to #5 in 2015 Bicycle Friendly State Ranking

    Utah Business — The League of American Bicyclists (LAB) released its annual Bicycle Friendly State rankings today and Utah earned the No. 5 position, up from No. 8 in 2014. In addition to moving up into the top five nationwide, Utah is now No. 2 in the western region behind perennial first-ranked Washington State. The Bicycle Friendly States

  • Delta Begins Daily Flights to Amsterdam from SLC; $1.8 Billion Airport Terminal Redevelopment Program Underway

    Economic Review -- These are exciting times for travel from the Salt Lake City International Airport and the future couldn't be brighter, says Bianca Shreeve, public relations and marketing manager for the Salt Lake City Department of Airports. This month Delta is launching daily nonstop service from Salt Lake City to Amsterdam as part of a

  • 10 Most Affordable Vacation Cities in the U.S. (including Salt Lake, of course!)

    GoBankingRates.com -- The many costs of planning a vacation will put a stress on most people’s finances, but where you actually choose to go can be what really makes or breaks your travel budget. From arranging airfare to booking a hotel room to dining out on the town, these expenses can quickly rack up — especially if you're in a city with high

  • Salt Lake County retains stellar financial ratings

    Salt Lake County, UT—Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams is praising his fiscal management team after receiving confirmation that all three national ratings firms—Moody’s Investor’s Service, Fitch and Standard & Poors—assigned the highest-possible rating to the county’s bonds. Salt Lake County is one of only about 35 counties nationally –among

  • Utah: Young, tolerant and surprising

    The Economist -- MUCH of America was built by religious exiles. Utah was founded by exiles from the United States. After leading his disciples from Ohio, Illinois and Missouri in 1847, Brigham Young, the polygamist leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, chose a plain fringed by the snow-capped Wasatch mountains deep in the