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Posts from May 2016

10 Best US Cities For Tech Jobs In 2016


Lucrative tech jobs can be found in cities around the world, but some places have the ideal mix of job satisfaction and work-life balance that so many professionals value and seek. Glassdoor's annual "25 Best Cities for Jobs" list spotlights some of the best cities to live and work. To come up with this year's rankings, Glassdoor compared the

2016’s Best Summer Travel Destinations


By Richie Bernardo, WalletHub -- School’s out, the mercury’s rising, and some folks have yet to make good use of their tax refunds. In short, it’s time to plan the perfect summer getaway. According to Adobe’s latest Digital Index Summer Travel Report, Americans plan to spend nearly $83 billion — an increase of 5.5 percent since 2015 — on hotels

Utah’s Le Bus Celebrates 30th Anniversary in Salt Lake City


Utah Business Magazine — This week, owners and more than 140 employees from Le Bus, Salt Lake City, are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the company’s opening in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. With a fleet size of 77 vehicles that includes full-size buses, vans and support vehicles, the company is currently listed in the top 25 largest private

In the heart of Mormon country, a street is renamed for Harvey Milk


By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times — Here in the capital of Mormon country a downtown street has been renamed for Harvey Milk, the San Francisco politician and gay activist gunned down in 1978. The street naming comes as battles over LGBT rights have reached a fever pitch: North Carolina is defying the federal government over

2016’s Best & Worst Cities to Start a Career (Salt Lake #1)


By John S Kiernan, WalletHub — The struggles endured in recent years by America’s young people pale in comparison to those suffered by their peers in Spain and Greece, where nearly half of all young people are jobless. Still, finding employment in the U.S. — let alone laying the foundation for a long and prosperous career — is far from simple.

Visit Salt Lake Participates in National Travel Rally Day


SALT LAKE CITY (May 4, 2016) – Officials from Visit Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, the Utah Office of Tourism and Ski Utah today welcomed Salt Lake’s travel and tourism community during Travel Rally Day highlighting the substantial impact travel and tourism has on the local, regional and state economy. The event was part of the 33rd annual

Tourism promoters rally around Travel Day


By Mike Morrell, The Salt Lake Tribune — Since Wednesday was National Travel Rally Day, some leaders of Utah's tourism industry got together to celebrate the importance of their businesses to the state. They also wanted to emphasis that their public/private partnership has been a key to travel and tourism activities contributing $8 billion

Salt Lake leaders celebrate 10 years of great strides, but hope for more


By McKenzie Romero, Deseret News -- SALT LAKE CITY — Ten years into the campaign to revitalize Salt Lake City's once disparate and crumbling downtown, local leaders applauded the strides that have been made as well as work that remains to be done. Marking the initiative's 10-year anniversary, Natalie Gochnour, an associate dean in the University

Additional concourse boosts airport rebuild price tag to $2.6 billion


By Jasen Lee, Deseret News — SALT LAKE CITY — Redevelopment of Utah's largest airport is getting even more expansive. Salt Lake City International Airport officials Monday announced plans to build a $740 million concourse north of the existing terminal to accommodate projected growth in passenger traffic and to replace aging facilities built