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Scottsdale resorts offer hot discounts that beat the heat

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When you envision Scottsdale during the summer, do you see a dry, barren desert, where weather-worn locals proclaim through parched lips, “At least it’s a dry heat”? Well, think again. Locals have a secret weapon that helps them survive May, June, July and August. We’ll let you in on the secret. Scottsdale’s 70 hotels and… Read More →

Phoenician takes heat out of summer with spa special

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The Forbes Four-Star Centre for Well-Being at The Phoenician is making the intense temperatures more manageable this summer with refreshing savings on its spa menu.  Between now and September 3, 2015, guests, local visitors and residents can purchase one treatment and receive a second of equal or lesser value for 50 percent off. Showcasing more… Read More →

Arizona’s best resorts offer summer staycation deals

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Need a summer getaway? Stay home and save money. Arizona is home to some of the world’s most fantastic pools, luxurious spas, romantic retreats, spectacular golf courses and best restaurants. So you can forget about flight delays and rental cars because many of Arizona’s award-winning hotels and resorts offer summer deals that are designed specifically… Read More →

Live on the Lawn series continues at Royal Palms

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To celebrate the Fourth of July, Royal Palms Resort and Spa will host the second installment of the Live on The Lawn Music Series as well as other activities throughout the weekend. Starting Friday, July 3, the free, live music series serve up sips and bites while guest enjoy sitting under the stars on the picturesque Vernadero Lawn and listening to a local… Read More →

Princess will host 4th of July Freedom Fest

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The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is unfurling its 5th annual “4th of July Freedom Fest,” a two-day event with vintage air shows, concerts, fireworks, all-American fare, military tributes and poolside fun, with vacation packages benefitting military families, July 3-5, 2015. Saluting Heroes & Vintage Air Shows Saluting America’s heroes, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess will host a… Read More →

CityScape offers summer deals to beat the heat

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It’s not the Arizona heat that’s sizzling, it’s Summer in the City at CityScape Phoenix offering smoking deals, special events and a whole lot of cool fun throughout the summer. With temperatures rising, Summer in the City gives Phoenicians a reason to venture outside to grab a bite, a refreshing cocktail or even do a… Read More →

L’Auberge de Sedona gets $7M in enhancements

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This summer, L’Auberge de Sedona, the acclaimed creekside retreat nestled among the Red Rocks of Sedona, will undergo more than $7 million in property enhancements, and unveil an elevated creekside arrival experience and enhanced luxury guest accommodations this fall.  The L’Auberge de Sedona is owned and operated by IMH Financial Corporation. As part of the multi-million… Read More →

Arizona rates as 11th best state for summer road trips

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With 85 percent of Americans planning summer getaways, 90 percent of which will be by car, the personal finance website WalletHub followed up on its analysis of Best Gas Credit Cards with a look at 2015’s Best & Worst States for Summer Road Trips. Using 20 key metrics, WalletHub compared the 50 U.S. states to identify… Read More →

Phoenician receives USTA Outstanding Facility Award

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The Phoenician’s renowned Tennis Complex, one of the largest resort facilities in the Southwest, has been named by the United States Tennis Association (USTA) as a 2015 Outstanding Facility Award Winner.  The honor will be presented Sunday, September 6, during the USTA’s semi-annual meeting at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City, coinciding with… Read More →

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale earns Gold Tee Award

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For the twenty-third year, Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch has been chosen by over 50,000 corporate, incentive and association meeting planners to receive Meetings & Conventions 2015 Gold Tee Award, given annually to outstanding golf and meeting properties worldwide. Winners of the award were nominated and selected by M & C… Read More →

LUSTRE hosts 4th of July weekend pool party

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This Fourth of July weekend, party at the LUSTRE Bar at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix. As a part of the “100 Days of Summer”, an event series from Hotel Palomar Phoenix that runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day with events and happenings nearly every day of the week, the “Made in the USA Rooftop… Read More →

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess packs fun for entire family

The Techno Glo Party at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess features black lights, lasers, fog, LED hula hooping, glow-in-the-dark bubbles, drinks and a DJ pulsating techno music.

When I first moved to Arizona from New York in 1998, my father already knew his way around and could give me recommendations for the best places to eat, play and golf. He didn’t live in Arizona, but he and seven of his friends spent a week each March taking advantage of Arizona’s great weather to… Read More →

‘100 Days of Summer’ returns to LUSTRE Bar

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Recently named one of the best hotel rooftop bars by USA Today, LUSTRE Bar in Downtown Phoenix plans to keep things cool this summer with events nearly every night of the week, all summer long with its “100 Days of Summer” event series. Perched on the third-floor pool deck of Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix LUSTRE… Read More →

LON’s named one of the Top 100 Al Fresco restaurants

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The Hermosa Inn and LON’s at the Hermosa is being being recognized by both TripAdvisor and OpenTable. The travel review giant TripAdvisor awarded The Hermosa Inn with their Certificate of Excellence for the fifth year, placing the boutique resort in their 2015 Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame. This award celebrates excellence in hospitality and… Read More →