Business briefs for Wednesday, Nov. 15 |

Business briefs for Wednesday, Nov. 15

Local hotel, restaurant earn four-star rating

Mobil Travel Guide released it’s coveted Four and Five Star Rankings for 2007, choosing the finest restaurants and hotels in America. This year two four-star ratings were given to Utah hotels, one of which is in Park City; for restaurants, Utah had one with a four-star ranking, also in Park City.

Stein Eriksen Lodge received the honor for hotels, while Riverhorse on Main earned four-stars in the restaurant category.

Local developers honored

Park City-based Summit Development Group principals Richard Dudley and Craig "Berry" Masters were honored for development projects exemplifying successful collaboration between the public and private sectors in making a positive impact on the community.

Dudley and Masters, known locally for the residential developments of Pinebrook and Willow Ranch and the commercial Saddle View Office Park, were among those honored by the Metropolitan Pima Alliance at its annual Common Ground Celebration Awards Ceremony on Nov. 3.

Tourism symposium coming up

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The Park City tourism symposium will take place at the Park City Marriott at 1895 Sidewinder Drive on Nov. 16 from 1-7 p.m. The community kick-off event for the 2006-07 winter season will give guests the chance to discover what local businesses will offer visitors this winter. The event is open to the public and will include various speakers such as Bill Geist, Brian Baker and Michael Berry who will give their addresses from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., followed by a tradeshow mixer and winter fashion show until 7 p.m.

Clothes for the fashion show will be provided by Aloha Ski & Snowboard, Bahnhof Sport, Canyon Mountain Sports at the Canyons, Cole Sport, Deer Valley Signature Stores, Jake’s Slope Side Sports, Jans Mountain Outfitters, KinderSport Junior Ski & Sports Outfitters, One Sweet Ride at the Canyons and White Pine Touring.

RSVP for the Industry Speaker Presentation (cost $15) by calling Barbara at (435) 649-9619. No need to RSVP for the free tradeshow/fashion show.