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The Hermosa Inn introduces butler service

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The luxury boutique hideaway, The Hermosa Inn, has taken a step towards a higher level of luxury for their guests by becoming the first resort in the greater Phoenix area to offer butler service as an optional amenity. Both discreet and anticipatory, the Inn’s butler service creates a one-of-a-kind experience for the discriminating guest looking… Read More →

Orangetheory Fitness will open at CityScape

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February 25, 2015 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

On the heels of the recent openings of GrabbaGreen, Fractured Prune Doughnut and EOS Fitness, CityScape Phoenix will welcome yet another new tenant in late April when Orangetheory Fitness opens its doors. The fast-growing, national fitness franchise has 19 existing or planned locations across the Valley and this new 3,150 square-foot studio at CityScape will… Read More →

Hotel Valley Ho anchors Cactus League experience

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To truly embrace Arizona’s spring training experience you need to start with an anchor. For Cactus League baseball fans, there may be no better anchor than the retro-chic Hotel Valley Ho in Downtown Scottsdale. The hotel has hosted Baseball Hall of Famers Ted Williams, Bob Feller, Ferguson Jenkins, George Brett, Rickey Henderson and Leo Durocher.… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Sanctuary on Camelback offers a taste

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Those looking to kick the Sunday blues (or blow off some mid-week steam) can enjoy a taste of the good life at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain’s jade bar and elements restaurant. The resort’s chill beats and cool drinks are a natural winter antidote – available seven days a week. Monday through Sunday:  The Pour, jade bar’s premium daily happy hour… Read More →

Dove Mountain gets S. Arizona’s 1st 5-star rating

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February 12, 2015 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain a new Five Star hotel. The 253-room adventure, spa and golf resort near Tucson, Arizona is the latest addition to the prestigious ratings, which have been considered the gold standard in luxury hospitality since 1958. The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is… Read More →

Sedona makes an idyllic getaway for couples

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Romance is woven into the very fabric of Sedona. At the turn of the century, the first postmaster, T.C. Schnebly, struggled to come up with an appropriate name for the young community along the banks of Oak Creek. Finally, he did the most natural thing of all––he named it after his beautiful wife, Sedona. Now… Read More →

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale earns high honor

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U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, recognized Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa as one of the Best Hotels in the United States for 2015 in its annual evaluation of hotels that offer high quality amenities and exceptional experiences. “We are extremely honored to receive U.S. News & World Report’s… Read More →

Sedona offers world’s most scenic hiking trails

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There are plenty of reasons to make hiking part of a daily activity routine in 2015. With Sedona as the backdrop, visitors will rush to the illustrious trails spanning the red rock terrain, with jaw-dropping views of Sedona’s landscape and topography. Taking advantage of the backdrop, mountain-goers can bask in the sunshine while keeping their… Read More →

All-New Radisson Hotel Phoenix North opens

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North Phoenix got a fresh addition to its hotel portfolio last week with the opening of the Radisson Hotel Phoenix North. The newly-flagged Radisson® boasts a modern design scheme, fresh amenities and the Yes I Can!SM service philosophy the brand is known for after partners R.A. Rauch & Associates,Brixton Capital and Dan Norville applied their industry expertise to transforming a… Read More →

The McCormick Scottsdale Celebrates Renovations

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On Tuesday, January 27, The McCormick Scottsdale welcomed Mayor Jim Lane and approximately 200 guests to celebrate its launch after renovations to all 125 guestrooms, the lobby, outdoor pool and hotel lounge. Following an official ribbon cutting ceremony, guests enjoyed the warm Scottsdale weather over cocktails and canapés on the outdoor patio and pool area.… Read More →

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Royal Palms

There is no better place to celebrate this Valentine’s Day than at Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, and T. Cook’s, acclaimed as one of the most romantic resorts and restaurants in the country.Available year-round, but particularly popular on Valentine’s Day, the resort turns up the passion with romantication, which are customized, romantic… Read More →

World’s first stunt run comes to the Valley

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This Spring, the ThrillSeeker Stunt Run, presented by Guardian Angel Council, is hitting the Valley on its adrenaline-packed nationwide tour. Developed by Hollywood stunt producers, the Thrillseeker Stunt Run is a unique obstacle run geared towards adventure enthusiasts. The race will take place on Saturday, March 28, at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler. Participants can… Read More →

Arizona Office of Tourism launches travel app

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Thanks to the release of a new app, people seeking information on Arizona’s travel industry can now access data quickly and easily on their smart phone or iPad. The Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) is the first state travel office in the United States to launch an app of this kind – one that provides… Read More →

Arizona Concours d’Elegance awards

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A 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Sport Cabriolet A has won Best of Show at the second annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance, held Sunday, January 11, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort. The spectacular pre-war cabriolet, owned by Thomas Taffet of Chatsworth, California, was brought to the Arizona Concours by the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center.  The 540K earlier won… Read More →