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Posts from November 2010

Salt Lake International ranks 3rd in nation


By -- Utah is home to one of the best airports in the country. A new survey from Zagat names Salt Lake International Airport third in the U.S. for overall quality. The company polled more than 8,000 frequent fliers about their favorite airport. The two airports ahead of Salt Lake were Portland International and Tampa International.

True Salt Lake City: Essential Guide


By Marit Fischer, Wild Blue Yonder -- There's no better way to spend wintry days than in Utah's famous snow-covered playground, the Wasatch Mountains, and in the city at the heart of it all. Thread Count Make yourself cozy at Hotel Monaco, located in a bank building that claims to be home to the world's first drive-through teller (15 W 200 S,

Salt Lake CVB Again Honored with Prestigious Industry Award


Salt Lake City (November 2010)--The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau (SLCVB) was again awarded one of the industry's most prestigious awards: Meetings & Conventions' Gold Service Award--the 16th time the SLCVB has been honored with this award. The award was voted on by the readers of Meetings & Conventions, meeting professionals responsible

Promised Land: How Utah became the new economic Zion


By Tony Dokoupil, NEWSWEEK - It's said there are no bad jobs during a recession. But there are depressing ones-like trying to recruit new business. That was Jeffrey Edwards's task as head of Utah's Economic Development Corporation, a publicly funded carnival barker for new and emerging companies. Every state has a comparable office. But while

Greetings From Recoveryland: Where can you go to escape the recession?


By Joel Kotkin, NEWSWEEK --Like a massive tornado, the Great Recession upended the topography of America. But even as vast parts of the country were laid low, some cities withstood the storm and could emerge even stronger and shinier than before. So, where exactly are these Oz-like destinations along the road to recovery? If you said Kansas, you're