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Posts from November 2008

Utah Food Services Honored With Awards


Robert "Sully" Sullivan, the whimsical co-owner of the Salt Palace Convention Center's exclusive caterer, Utah Food Services, was recently honored with a "Lifetime Achievement" award by the Beehive Chef's Chapter of the American Culinary Federation. In addition, Utah Food Services was awarded with the "Best of State" in Catering 2008 and "Best

Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau Names Conran New National PR Agency


The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau has selected Conran Communications, a New York City-based firm specializing in the travel, ski and hospitality industries, as its national public relations agency of record. The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau (SLCVB) is a private, non-profit corporation with 850-plus member partners from a range

Ski Salt Lake Super Pass: Four Resorts, One Pass ? SUPER!


More than 68,000 skiers and boarders used the Ski Salt Lake Super Pass during the record 2007-08 ski season, and for good reason. Simply stated, the Super Pass is the most convenient and affordable way to ski Salt Lake. Now in its 11th season, the ultra-convenient and affordable Ski Salt Lake Super Pass is good for day passes at Alta, Snowbird,

Utah Welcomes New Delta Flight: Tokyo to Salt Lake


As expected following the recent Delta-Northwest merger, Delta Air Lines announced on November 12 a new, non-stop flight from Salt Lake to Tokyo, Japan, set to commence Summer 2009. This announcement adds to Salt Lake's ever-growing international access following the commencement of Delta's Salt Lake-Paris flight last June. "Today's announcement,

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

Alta/Snowbird #1


The November 2008 issue of Outside Magazine reveals what skiers all over the world have known for years: Alta/Snowbird is the top skiing destination in North America. Outside Magazine's editorial staff and readership each named Alta/Snowbird the top resort in North America based on snow quality and terrain. The resorts began offering a combined

Downtown Rising


Downtown Rising is the vision and blueprint for the future of Salt Lake, created not just to keep Salt Lake City vibrant, but to guide Utah's capital to new heights over the next few decades, yet beginning today. This visioning process resulted in a multitude of ideas - large and small, bold and restrained - for shaping Salt Lake City's future.

Salt Lake CVB Receives Awards


The Salt Lake CVB was recently presented with three prestigious industry awards: Meetings & Conventions ' Gold Service Award (for the 14th time), Corporate & Incentive Travel's 2008 Award of Excellence, and Meeting News' Planners' Choice Award.

City Creek Center


Across from the Salt Palace Convention Center is the City Creek Development, the cornerstone of the Downtown Rising plan, to date. City Creek is a $1.5 billion sustainably designed, walkable urban community of residences, offices and retail stores that will rise over the next four years on approximately 20 acres across three blocks in the heart of

Salt Lake’s Karen Olson Appointed to DiRoNa Board


Karen Olson, principal owner of Metropolitan, one of Salt Lake City's finest restaurants, recently accepted the prestigious role of vice chair for the Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRōNA) Board of Directors. The appointment was made at DiRōNA's 18th annual conference October 19-21. Other appointments included William L. Hyde, Jr. of