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21 of the Most Scenic Southwest Cities: #18 Monument Valley

  • Posted On: 12/18/18 at 08:24 AM
  • Category: Utah's Canyon Country
Monument Valley has been selected by American travelers as one of the most scenic Southwest cities in America in a recent Expedia feature! Expedia surveyed 1,000 travelers and asked, “What is the most beautiful destination in the Southwest United States?”, and these 21 were called out too often to ignore.

The Lone Rider- Signature Luxury Travel & Style (Australia)

  • Posted On: 12/13/18 at 09:56 AM
  • Category: Utah's Canyon Country
Barry Stone makes his dream motorcycle trip through California, Utah and Arizona a reality, exploring canyons and mesas from the seat of a Harley-Davidson

The Voices of Bears Ears Series,

  • Posted On: 12/12/18 at 03:33 AM
  • Category: Utah's Canyon Country
The Utah Office of Tourism,, has released a series titled "The Voice of Bears Ears: Locals Perspectives on Bears Ears National Monument." Spanning high-elevation peaks, wild plateaus, deep canyons and towering sandstone, Bears Ears National Monument is at the heart of southeastern Utah. These lands are imbued with layers of culture — layers of life. The only way to understand the depths of this landscape is to listen to the locals who connect with the land in their own distinct ways. In this four-part series, meet: Carol Talus, Navajo and Airbnb Experience Host Dustin Randall, Guide and Adventurer Adam Redd and Chase Murray, Cowboys Nate Thomas and Jonathan Till, Archaeologists

Q3: Quarterly Newsletter, Sept 2018

  • Posted On: 9/12/18 at 03:22 AM
  • Category: Annual & Quarterly Report
The third quarter newsletter released September 2018.

Travel Trade - SJR, 4 Jul 2018

  • Posted On: 7/4/18 at 02:17 AM
  • Category: Economic Development
Travel Trade and new office website. Recently our office attended the US Travel Association's IPW travel trade show. Travel trade shows are a mechanism for suppliers including destination marketing organizations (DMO’s), like ourselves, to meet with travel buyers (tour operators, travel agents, etc). IPW is unique in the sense that it brings together travel buyers and media from more than 70 countries, allowing us to build relationships, educate, and promote our region to existing and future buyers.