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Posts from August 2013

Salt Lake City Ranks in Top 50 of U.S. Meeting Destinations


Salt Lake City Ranks in Top 50 of U.S. Meeting Destinations - Ranking reflects Salt Lake's accessibility and dedication to hosting successful events that help grow local economy - SALT LAKE CITY (August 28, 2013) – Cvent, a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, announced today that Salt Lake City has been ranked

Visit Salt Lake Wins ‘Destiny Award’ at Annual ESTO Conference


SALT LAKE CITY (August 28, 2013) – The US Travel Association recently presented Visit Salt Lake (VSL) with its annual Destiny Award for the Single, Target Marketing Promotion for VSL’s sixth annual Ski Salt Lake Shootout. The award was given at the annual Education Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) conference. The Ski Salt Lake

The 20 Best Cities for 20-Somethings


The -- When we released last year’s list of the top 20 cities for 20-somethings, some readers were pleased and some were less so. We were looking for ultra-cool spots where young adults could find jobs they love, unwind at happy hours, join sports leagues, and make new pals. This year we’ve updated that list, and many of the cities

Cvent Places Salt Lake on List of Top 50 Meeting Destinations in the U.S.


McLean, Va. – Aug. 22, 2013 – Cvent, a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, today revealed its 2013 list of the top 50 cities for meetings and events in the United States according to meeting and event booking activity through the Cvent Supplier Network. Orlando and Las Vegas held their positions in first and third compared to

Log Haven Recognized for Decade of Dedication to Exceptional Wine


SALT LAKE CITY (August 21, 2013) Log Haven, the acclaimed fine-dining destination, has won its tenth straight Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator, an award reserved for restaurants that “offer an interesting and diverse selection of 100 or more wines that are well-presented and thematically match the restaurant cuisine.” With wines

Pac-12 Football Fans Bring More than Cheers to Utah


August 20, 2013 – An ongoing study shows the University of Utah’s move to the Pac-12 Conference in 2011 continues to generate substantial economic gain as well as improved perceptions of the U and the state. According to the study, out-of-state football fans attending four Pac-12 football games at the U in 2012 spent an estimated $2.3 million

The Jewish Traveler: Salt Lake City


Hadassah Magazine, by Esther Hecht -- The Jordan River runs through Salt Lake City, Utah’s mountain-ringed capital. Despite hot, dry summers, it is one of the greenest cities in America, its grid of streets lined with mature shade trees. At the heart of the grid, which is typical of Mormon-built cities, lies Temple Square. There stands the

9 Top Tastes of Salt Lake City Food + Drink


By Joshua Lurie, Food GPS-- Salt Lake City is most famous for mountains and Mormons, but it’s slowly gaining culinary momentum. Here are my 9 Top Tastes of Salt Lake City Food + Drink from May 17 – 19, 2013. 1. Banbury Cross Donuts: This Salt Lake City institution packs a rocking horse logo, peaked roof, and racks upon racks of donuts, 97 cents