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Posts from July 2012

DoubleTree Opens In Salt Lake City

7/31/2012 DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the opening of an all suites hotel, located in downtown Salt Lake City and situated 15 minutes away from the Salt Lake City International Airport. Formerly an Embassy Suites hotel, the 241-room DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Salt Lake City features 6,000 square feet of meeting space, including

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Returns to Salt Palace Convention Center Aug. 2-5


SALT LAKE CITY, August 2012— An estimated record 27,000 manufacturers, retailers and suppliers to the outdoor industry will once again fill the Salt Palace Convention Center Aug. 2 - 5 during the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2012 expo, generating nearly $25 million in total visitor spending to Salt Lake and the state of Utah.* “It’s so great

Desert Flower


by Victoria Abbott Riccardi, The Improper Bostonian Salt Lake City is an oasis of culture and cuisine. Thanks to an influx of energetic, forward-thinking hipsters, Utah’s Salt Lake City—famous for hosting the 2002 Winter Olympics and headquartering the Mormon religion—has become a magnet for visitors looking for outdoor fun in a stunning

More Stores & Restaurants Coming to City Creek Center


SALT LAKE CITY, July 25, 2012 – City Creek Center, the regional shopping and dining destination that opened in March in downtown Salt Lake City, will soon welcome several more stores and restaurants: West Elm, The Art of Shaving and Sprint, along with Johnny Rockets and BRIO Tuscan Grille, will join the center’s premium tenant lineup in the coming

DoubleTree by Hilton Introduces Hotel in Salt Lake City


Salt Lake City, Utah (July 23, 2012) – DoubleTree by Hilton proudly announces the opening of an upscale full-service all suites hotel, located in downtown Salt Lake City and situated just 15 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). The 241-room DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Salt Lake City is situated downtown, just blocks from

In The Event Launches Touch Screen Video Modular Units


Salt Lake City based event design company In The Event recently launched touch screen video modular units to be used as an interactive tool at their client's events. In The Event specializes in modular furniture and is one of the only decor companies in Utah offering modular LED furniture, modular tables, bars, cubes, walls, towers, dance floors,

Snowbird Creates New Mountain Bike Race Series

7/18/2012 Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort has teamed up with Squatters Pubs and Beers to create the Full Suspension Mountain Bike Series, featuring an adrenaline-charged course through Snowbird's diverse terrain. "This series of four races is a fun way to showcase Snowbird's new single track mountain bike trails," said Dave Fields,

SLC Tops Nation in Transit Connecting People and Jobs


By Lee Davidson, The Salt Lake Tribune It's a lofty statistic that may help keep an improving local economy on track: The Salt Lake City metro area's trains and buses now rank as the nation's best in connecting people to jobs. A new study shows 64.1 percent of the area's residents can reach a typical job within a 90-minute transit ride - a

Salt Lake Airport still best for on-time arrivals, departures


The Salt Lake Tribune Salt Lake City International Airport once again has been rated by the U.S. Department of Transportation as the best airport in the country for on-time arrivals. The agency reported Tuesday that during the first five months of the year 89.84 percent of all flights into Salt Lake City arrived on time, an improvement over

Bishop Burton Honored for Tourism Efforts

7/5/2012, by Di Lewis -- David Burton received Visit Salt Lake’s Tourism Achievement Award for his involvement in the creation of City Creek. The annual award honors residents and community organizations for outstanding efforts in supporting tourism in Salt Lake County and the mission of Visit Salt Lake. Burton is the former Presiding