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Salt Lake Convention Hotel On Track for Fall of 2022 Opening


Salt Lake City (January 12, 2021) — One year after its groundbreaking ceremony, Salt Lake’s convention hotel—the Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City—is on schedule for its completion in October 2022. The tower concrete construction is completed through level three and the podium steel erection begins later this month. Through the first quarter of 2021,

Visit Salt Lake Helps Local Businesses Achieve GBAC Accreditation


Salt Lake City (December 2020) — The travel industry has been one of the hardest hit sectors of the economy due to COVID-19 and, with it, Salt Lake’s visitor economy. Visit Salt Lake (VSL), in partnership with a CARES Act Grant secured through Salt Lake County, entered into an agreement with the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) and its GBAC

Ski City Welcomes the 2020-21 Winter Season


December 22, 2020 (Salt Lake City) — Every winter, Salt Lake transforms itself into Ski City, Utah’s urban gateway to The Greatest Snow on Earth®. From vibrant downtown Ski City, it’s just a 40-minute drive to Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude, four of North America’s greatest mountain resorts, each one averaging 500” of Utah’s famous powder

Visit Salt Lake Launches “Salt Lake Bound = FREEdom Found” Campaign


Salt Lake City (November 2020) — Would-be travelers now have even more reason to visit Salt Lake this fall and winter as Visit Salt Lake (VSL) recently launched “Salt Lake Bound = FREEdom Found,” an incentive-based travel campaign featuring a number of travel and in-market adventure incentives. When booking two or more nights in participating Salt

Visit Salt Lake's Annual Tourism Achievement Award 2020


Visit Salt Lake Bestows Annual Tourism Achievement Award Upon Bill Wyatt, Executive Director of the Salt Lake City Department of Airports Salt Lake City (November 2020) — Visit Salt Lake (VSL) presented its annual Tourism Achievement Award to the Bill Wyatt, Executive Director of Salt Lake City Department of Airports, during its recent 3 rd Quarter

Salt Lake Hosting Multiple Sports Events This Summer as Utah Re-Opens


June 17, 2020, Salt Lake City — With the state of Utah and its capital city gradually opening to locals and visitors alike and strictly adhering to Salt Lake County Health Department and CDC guidelines, at least three sporting events are slated to take place in Salt Lake this July, generating nearly $4 million directly impacting Salt Lake’s visitor

Utah Arts Festival Announces Festival Vibes Fridays


SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, 5/21/20 – How does an organization that creates a large-scale event each year with a mission to bring people together to support the art community, continue to deliver on their mission during a global pandemic requiring social distancing and stay-at-home orders? The Utah Arts Festival’s answer is through a virtual art

UOT and VSL Launches Weekly ‘Mighty Main Street’ Radio Program


SALT LAKE CITY (May 6, 2020) – The Utah Office of Tourism and Visit Salt Lake are partnering to create and produce “Mighty Main Street: Places and Faces of Utah,” a weekly radio program introducing and highlighting locally-owned small businesses that make up the fabric of Utah’s large and small communities. Airing weekly on KSL Radio 102.7 FM and