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Posts from July 2019

3 Reasons Foodies Are Flocking To Salt Lake


By Elise Edwards, JustLuxe -- Despite its reputation for being “dry,” and under-served when it comes to quality cuisine, Utah is home to some of the top chefs and mixologists in the country. In fact, Salt Lake City is attracting more and more food and beverage experts who are determined to make the area a destination for vibrant dishes and hip

The Inaugural class of Utah U


By Mona Day, Observer Newspaper -- When you think of Utah, what immediately comes to mind is its national parks and spectacular natural beauty; what does not come to mind is food and drink. Utah tourism sees that as a problem, one worth attacking head on. Towards that goal, Visit Utah and Visit Salt Lake recently took over Crafted Kitchen in the

11 Incredible Weekend Getaways in Utah


By Alyssa Ochs, Trips to Discover -- Weekend getaways in Utah introduce you to otherworldly landscapes, maximize your time in the great outdoors, and embody a sense of adventure. This Mountain West destination is a favorite playground for people all across the region and a wonderful place to disconnect from the stresses of life and soak up the

Judy Cullen Named Visit Salt Lake’s Managing Director of Partner Development


Salt Lake City (July 2019)—Visit Salt Lake (VSL) recently announced the appointment of Judy Cullen as its Managing Director of Partner Development, filling the void following the retirement of Pat Holmes after 32 years with VSL. In her new role, Cullen will be responsible for the development and management of strategic partnerships with Salt Lake

Sustainable Meetings: How 4 Cities Make It Easy to Go Green in 2019


By Danielle LeBreck, Meetings Today -- Sustainable events is a trend that isn’t going away. As climate change increasingly dominates the headlines, event planners are seeking ways to reduce their carbon footprints and make meetings and events more sustainable. Cities with big convention centers and meeting spaces are building and renovating

Visit Salt Lake Appoints Teri Klug Director of Community Outreach


Salt Lake City (July 2019)—Visit Salt Lake (VSL) recently appointed Teri Klug its Director of Community Outreach, a newly-created position to enhance the organization’s mission and activities to diverse audiences throughout Salt Lake County. In her new role, Klug will also advise VSL’s CEO and Board of Directors on policy issues and current events

Visit Salt Lake Bestows Annual Tourism Achievement Award Upon Utah Sports Commission


Salt Lake City (June 2019) — Visit Salt Lake (VSL) presented its annual Tourism Achievement Award to the Utah Sports Commission June 20th at The Tower at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Jeff Robbins, president and CEO, accepted the Award on behalf of the Sports Commission. The Tourism Achievement Award is VSL’s highest honor presented annually to honor

How Salt Lake City, of All Places, Built America's Most Impressive Pride Celebration


By Kastalia Medrano, Thrillist -- Utah’s first Gay and Lesbian Pride March, in 1990, drew maybe 250 people. It went more or less unopposed. The biggest issue it ran into was that the route took marchers past a bunch of parked horse carriages, the sort tourists ride around the downtown. “We were marching by, chanting and screaming,” says Connell