Utah Performance Center

On October 16, 2008, Mayor Ralf Becker unveiled the location of Salt Lake City's soon-to-be built Utah Performance Center: 135 South Main Street. The Utah Performance Center is a 2,400-seat, state-of-the-art theater located in the heart of Utah's capital city. The Center will help fulfill the Downtown Rising vision for a vibrant capital city, rich…

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Rio Tinto Stadium

Salt Lake recently added yet another architectural wonder to its arsenal of athletic and entertainment venues, this one in the form of the $110-million Rio Tinto Stadium, home to Salt Lake's professional soccer team, Real Salt Lake. Opened Oct. 9, Rio Tinto Stadium is said to be the most beautiful stadium in all of major league soccer. Indeed…

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UTA’s TRAX/FrontRunner

The Utah Transit Authority's FrontLines 2015 plan is a comprehensive project that includes the construction of new TRAX light rail lines to the Salt Lake City International Airport, Draper, South Jordan (Mid-Jordan), and West Valley City, plus an additional FrontRunner commuter rail line between Salt Lake City and Provo (FrontRunner commuter rail…

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Ground Broken on Signature Downtown Rising Project: TRAX Line to Airport

UTA recently announced a 2009 start date for its six-mile, $350 million TRAX light rail line connecting downtown Salt Lake with Salt Lake City International Airport. Upon completion, this line creates a convenient and affordable mode of transportation for business and other travelers; allowing them to use TRAX from the airport to hotels, places of…

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SLC International Airport Ranks 8th Best in U.S.

Salt Lake City International Airport was ranked the eighth-best airport in the United States in Conde Nast Traveler magazine's Business Travel Awards, featured in the October issue. The annual survey asks 2,500 business travelers about their experiences with issues such as location, access, customs, baggage, food, shops, amenities, safety and…

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Delta-Northwest Merger to Benefit Salt Lake Travelers

The recent merger of Delta Air Lines, whose second largest hub is Salt Lake, and Northwest Airlines creates a premier global airline with service to nearly all of the world's major travel markets. The new airline, called Delta, is committed to delivering excellent service to customers in 66 countries and more than 375 worldwide cities - more than…

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Salt Lake CVB Honored with Three Prestigious Awards

The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau (SLCVB) was recently awarded three prestigious industry awards: Corporate & Incentive Travel's 2008 Award of Excellence, Meeting News' Planners' Choice Award, and Meetings & Conventions' Gold Service Award-the 14th time the SLCVB has been honored with this award. Each award was voted on by the readers of…

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