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Visit Salt Lake Members Feature Entertaining Activities for Out-of-Town Guests


Salt Lake City (August 2021) — As business and leisure travel continues to climb in 2021, Salt Lake City is seeing an increase of national and regional visitors looking for a taste of our capital city’s diverse cultures, cuisines and landscapes. Fortunately, residents and visitors don’t need to look far for vibrant experiences that define Salt as

“West of Conventional” Campaign Offers Pass Perks with Hotel Stays


“West of Conventional” Campaign Offers Pass Perks with Hotel Stays Visit Salt Lake Giving Away Free Connect Passes and Brewery Passes Salt Lake City (July 2021) —Salt Lake is so much more than what people think. It’s a place where diverse pastimes, cultures and landscapes come together in our modern mountain hub of the west. To spread the word

Visit Salt Lake Names SVP of Finance & Operations, Bart Blaisdell


Salt Lake City (July 19, 2021) — Following the launch of the new “West of Conventional” brand, Visit Salt Lake (VSL) named Bart Blaisdell the new Senior Vice President of Finance & Operations. In his new role, Blaisdell will oversee financial reporting and budgeting for Visit Salt Lake as well as managing day-to-day operations. “We’re so pleased to

Visit Salt Lake Names Ryan Mack as Director of Media & Communications


Salt Lake City (July 7, 2021) — Following the launch of the new “West of Conventional” brand, Visit Salt Lake (VSL) appointed Ryan Mack as its Director of Media & Communications to support VSL’s mission and promote Salt Lake as an intriguing travel destination for tourism and conventions. In his new role, Mack manages public relations and

Clay Partain of Sports Salt Lake Named to Sports ETA Board of Directors


Salt Lake City (July 7, 2021) — Clay Partain, Managing Director of Sports Salt Lake, was recently selected to serve on the Sports Events & Tourism Association (ETA) Board of Directors. As the non-profit 501(c)3 trade association for the sports events and tourism industry in the United States, Sports ETA is an essential resource for sports



Salt Lake City (June 7, 2021) — Visit Salt Lake (VSL), in partnership with Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson, launched a new brand that will serve all of Salt Lake. This new brand, much more than just a logo change for VSL, will serve our entire destination. It is being launched to build a stronger recovery for the visitor economy and to

Job Fair to Jump Start Recovery of South Valley Hospitality Industry


Salt Lake City (May 2021) — Visit Salt Lake, the South Valley Chamber and the Salt Lake Area Restaurant Association are co-hosting a job fair on Wednesday, May 19, from 2-6 p.m., to support hard-hit area businesses in filling vital job vacancies important for the full recovery of the hospitality community from the effects of COVID-19. The fair is

Visit Salt Lake Restaurant Members Boast Beautiful Patios


Salt Lake City (April 20, 2021) — As winter turns to spring in Utah’s capital city , locals and visitors alike enjoy the warmer temperatures while dining on some of Salt Lake’s most beautiful patios. Fortunately, the city is home to a number of creative and authentic restaurants ready to welcome those looking for the finest in al fresco dining on

Salt Lake Brewery Pass Lets Beer Lovers Sample Area’s Top Breweries & Brewpubs


Salt Lake City (April 2021)— Showcasing Salt Lake’s award-winning brewmasters, craft beers and the diverse lineup of pubs in which they are served, the Visit Salt Lake Brewery Pass allows beer lovers and drinkers to conveniently savor and save on beer, food and merchandise at more than a dozen of Salt Lake’s most popular breweries and brewpubs.

Visit Salt Lake Partners with Zartico to Enhance Its Data-Driven Efforts


Salt Lake City (March 2021) — Visit Salt Lake (VSL) recently announced its partnership with Utah-based Zartico, creators of the world’s only Destination Operating System, to better target and market the greater Salt Lake area to visitors and potential visitors through science and data-driven information to grow its visitor economy. Zartico’s