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Talking Stick will host 3-day festival before mega events

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The Talking Stick Cultural & Entertainment Destination and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community announced the Talking Stick Festival: A Destination Celebration, a three-day festival leading up to the many events taking place next year. The Talking Stick Festival will be held Jan. 22-24 of 2015, and is designed to introduce visitors and locals to… Read More →

Sanctuary Offers Holiday Perks in Sunny Scottsdale

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October 20, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

Those keen to skip the chaos of “tis the season” need look no further than Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain. The award-winning Scottsdale resort, with mountain views that are serious competition for snow covered peaks, announces a host of options for holiday revelry. Sanctuary will offer two ways to enjoy Thanksgiving on Nov. 27 (reservations required):… Read More →

McCormick Scottsdale Reopens After Summer Renovations

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As part of multi-million dollar investments by Millennium Hotels and Resorts across many of its 14 North American properties, the brand announces the reopening of The McCormick Scottsdale, formerly Millennium Resort and Villas Scottsdale, following a six-month renovation. These upgrades come on the heels of renovations to Millennium Harvest House Boulder completed in the spring… Read More →

Hyatt Place at Chandler Fashion Square officially opens

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September 30, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Stay

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts  and Noble Investment Group  (“Noble”) announced the opening of Hyatt Place Phoenix/Chandler-Fashion Center  in the city of Chandler, Ariz. “As Chandler continues to thrive economically, we are excited to add to the momentum by welcoming the very first Hyatt-branded property to this growing area,” said Kristen Freeman, general manager, Hyatt Place… Read More →

T. Cook’s at Royal Palms Launches ‘Power Lunch Hour’

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September 26, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

T. Cook’s, the renowned restaurant at Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, will be launching Power Lunch Hour – a thoughtful and ingredient-driven prix-fixe lunch menu, all in under an hour. The new $24 prix-fixe menu, from Executive Chef Paul McCabe, will launch October 1 and includes a starter and main entrée. The… Read More →

Blue Hound Hires New Executive Chef

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September 23, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix has hired Sean Currid as Executive Chef. Chef Currid comes from Elements at Sanctuary Resort & Spa where he served as Executive Catering Chef. Currid has been in the Valley for nearly 20 years and has also worked at Michael’s at the Citadel, Mary Elaine’s… Read More →

SaltRock Now Open at Sedona’s Amara

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September 22, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

A new restaurant, SaltRock, has opened as the signature dining destination at Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa in Sedona, lead by Executive Chef Massimo De Francesca. SaltRock offers Southwest-inspired cuisine marrying the fresh, light and seasonal approach to California cooking with culinary traditions and ingredients of the Southwest and Verde Valley. SaltRock serves breakfast, lunch… Read More →

Hotel Palomar offers chic urban weddings

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September 18, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

At Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix no two weddings ever feel the same thanks to the variety of unique indoor and outdoor settings, locally-inspired food and beverage options, high design and more, that come together to make every moment, every bite and every stylish detail all about a memorable “I do.” What makes a wedding at… Read More →

Biltmore puts guests into Ferrari driver’s seat

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September 9, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Stay

Guests of the Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort can shift into high-gear excitement behind the wheel of three of the world’s most exclusive super cars – including a Ferrari, McLaren and Porsche – on the ultimate driving tour guided by a professional race car driver. With the Waldorf Astoria Driving Experience, Biltmore guests will… Read More →

Breathtaking partnership launches in October

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September 6, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Stay

Valley yogis looking to get their fix this fall may do so in the supreme comfort of the great outdoors, thanks to a new partnership between Sumits Yoga North Phoenix and the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix. Starting at 6 pm Wednesday, Oct. 1 and repeating each week through Nov. 19, Sumits Yoga… Read More →

Hotel Palomar Offers LGBTQ Wedding Give-Away

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In celebration of Kimpton’s long-time support of the LGBTQ community, Hotel Palomar Phoenix is awarding one lucky couple an all-inclusive Wedding Give-Away. Couples are invited to share their love story to enter to win a paid trip to California to get married, a reception at Hotel Palomar Phoenix upon your return to Arizona, and a… Read More →

Hilton Sedona Resort Celebrates Renovations

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Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa, the 219-room resort located along Sedona’s Red Rock Scenic Byway, is offering a new way for travelers to immerse themselves in the adventures, tastes and true spirit of Sedona, Ariz. with the “Essence of Sedona” resort package. Launched in celebration of the resort’s recent renovations, the “Essence of Sedona” package… Read More →

New hotel brand launching in Tempe

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AJ Capital Partners announced the launch of Graduate Hotels, with the opening of Graduate Tempe. The new hotel collection will target college markets across America that celebrate each respective town’s local culture and history. Located directly across from Arizona State University, the 141-room boutique hotel will offer an intellectual return to the glory days of… Read More →

Royal Palms Offers Labor Day Deals

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August 18, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

As summer comes to a close, why not hold onto the last few precious moments and celebrate at one of the Valley’s most luxurious resorts, the Royal Palms Resort & Spa? The resort is offering a special discounted package (over 60% off a standard room rate of $479) with its DeLuxe Lounging Package, along with… Read More →