Articles tagged “Salt Lake City”

JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Selects Salt Lake City as Headquarters for New Airline

JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Selects Salt Lake City as Headquarters for New Airline

Brian Sumers, Skift

Utah has always been a fine place to base a regional airline. But it's an unusual spot to build what is almost certainly going to be a nationwide carrier. But with technology, founder David Neeleman is betting that where an airline is headquartered no longer matters.

2 months ago

Visitor Centers Are Bringing Leisure Experiences Directly to Biz Travelers

Visitor Centers Are Bringing Leisure Experiences Directly to Biz Travelers

Isaac Carey, Skift

Many business travelers simply don't have time to explore destinations on their own, no matter how much of a priority they say it is. This is where convention centers can play a key role, bringing the destination to time-strapped attendees.

7 months ago

Salt Lake City’s Airport Is Being Overhauled With Mormon Travelers in Mind

Salt Lake City’s Airport Is Being Overhauled With Mormon Travelers in Mind

Danielle Moran, Bloomberg

An estimated 30,000 Mormons travel through Salt Lake International Airport each year on church business, and the airport overhaul will include new meet-and-greet areas for families and military that will provide a smoother passenger experience for all.

1 year ago

Salt Lake City Wants Skiers to Carpool to Help Solve Traffic Woes

Salt Lake City Wants Skiers to Carpool to Help Solve Traffic Woes

Associated Press

Unless there's an incentive for skiers to let strangers ride with them, we don't see this becoming a viable solution to ease ski resort traffic congestion.

4 years ago

Salt Lake City Wants to Show Meeting Planners a Good Time With Its New Website

Salt Lake City Wants to Show Meeting Planners a Good Time With Its New Website

Greg Oates, Skift

The Visit Salt Lake tourism bureau is smart to aggressively show the city's fun factor for meetings and conventions to combat the Mormon organization's bizarre legacy.

4 years ago