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Posts from December 2010

Salt Lake City/Park City - The Busy Beehive State


Jeff Heilman, Meetings Focus Magazine - Situated near the southeast corner of the Great Salt Lake beneath the majestic Wasatch Mountains, Salt Lake City often appears heavenly, as when its lights start sparkling as the setting sun paints the snow-brushed Wasatch peaks pink. Remarkably, this was empty desert when Brigham Young and his fellow Mormon

Salt Lake City among top travel cities


By Jasen Lee, Deseret News --The Wasatch Front has long been considered a hidden gem for travelers to the West, but a recent travel magazine article indicated that Utah's secret is apparently getting out. The December issue of Travel and Leisure magazine showed Salt Lake City ranked among the "top 5" in 12 categories, including No. 1 in

Utah's low-profile Solitude Mountain Resort


By Christopher Reynolds, Los Angeles Times -- Reporting from Solitude Mountain Resort, Utah -- At last -- a ski area suitable for our readers in the federal witness protection program. Solitude Mountain Resort lies about 30 miles from downtown Salt Lake City, tucked into the same Wasatch range that harbors such famed ski destinations as Park City,

Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau Becomes, Simply, Visit Salt Lake


SALT LAKE CITY (December 2010) - After 25 years of doing business as the Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau, the non-profit corporation responsible for the promotion of Salt Lake as a convention and travel destination is changing its name to "Visit Salt Lake," simplifying the general understanding of the role the organization plays in the sales

UTA ski service begins this weekend


Beginning Sunday, Dec. 12, Utah Transit Authority will begin regular ski service to resorts in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons, including Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude. UTA will also begin service to Sundance Ski Resort in Utah County on Friday, Dec. 10. Route connections in Salt Lake County may be made from downtown Salt Lake City and the