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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 →

Enjoy ‘Love On The Rocks’ At Hilton Sedona

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Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa is delivering the ultimate in romance amidst the stunning red rocks of Sedona just in time for Valentine’s Day with the “Love On The Rocks” package. Loaded with all you need for romance, the “Love On The Rocks” package is priced from $329 per night and includes two-nights in a… Read More →

‘Spa Biltmore’ debuts after resort renovation

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“The spa has been transformed with changes from our name and ambiance to our innovative treatment menu and wellness concepts,” explained our Director of Spa and Recreation Leslie Johnson.  “Our guests will find a new resource to be inspired, be active and be well.” A floor-to-ceiling remodeling of the interior created a comfortable and soothing… Read More →

How to capitalize on Arizona’s spa industry

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Arizona businesses are well positioned to capitalize on the development and growth of the spa and wellness marketplace. Once considered an amenity, the demand for spa and wellness experiences has grown exponentially over the last 10 years. This is directly tied to the enormous emphasis being placed on wellness and lifestyle programs in today’s spa environment.… Read More →

Arizona Office of Tourism debuts 2015 guide

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Did you know you can visit Arizona’s renowned vineyards by kayak and horseback?  Learn about the Grand Canyon and other geologic masterpieces from Sedona to the Petrified Forest and so much more in the new edition of the Arizona Official State Visitor’s Guide. The Arizona Office of Tourism’s (AOT) 2015 Arizona Official State Visitor’s Guide… Read More →

Arizona Biltmore renovates more than 400 rooms

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The Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has launched a multi-million-dollar renovation that will offer guests modern and refined accommodations, while preserving the historic architecture and design that distinguish the grand dame of Phoenix. The resort is re-mastering guest rooms and suites, meeting spaces, ballrooms, pre-function rooms, spa and salon, as well as the prohibition-era… Read More →

New Year fun at Talking Stick Resort

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Dust off your dancing shoes, shimmering party hats and get ready to bid farewell to 2014 at Talking Stick Resort and Casino Arizona! This year, both venues are ringing in the New Year with live headline performances, all-you-can-eat buffets and a variety of entertainment options. New Year’s Eve at Talking Stick Resort Talking Stick Resort… Read More →

Hotel Palomar offers ‘Stay & Skate’ package

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December 15, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

This holiday season, skate, stay and be merry in the heart of Downtown when you book the “Stay & Skate” package at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix. For the fifth year in a row, close to 100,000 holiday revelers will descend on CityScape Phoenix to take part in the 10 weeks of CitySkate, the largest and… Read More →

Royal Palms opens 12 Days of Christmas Boutique

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December 12, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

Make this holiday season extra merry when you visit the 12 Days of Christmas Boutique at Royal Palms Resort & Spa, a Destination Hotel. The pop-up shop, opening on Sunday, December 14, will offer a number of Royal Palms exclusive gifts, candles, holiday ornaments, golf clothing and accessories, specialty signs and more. Throughout the 12… Read More →

JW Marriott makes holidays a Winter Wonderland

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December 9, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa creates a magical winter fantasy weekend for the entire family, December 12-14, with its Winter Wonderland event, open only to overnight registered resort guests. Festivities begin Friday, Dec. 12, with check-in starting at 3 p.m., followed by Santa’s arrival party from 6 to 7 p.m. A special gingerbread… Read More →

Amara debuts redesigned spa, Sedona-centric services

Part of the transformation of at Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa in Sedona includes SaltRock, a new restaurant that offers Southwest-inspired cuisine.
December 7, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

Amara Spa at Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa is debuting a variety of new Sedona-centric services exclusive to the resort that tie into its new look after undergoing a refresh that was part of a $1 million property redesign. Native American rattles, sage smudging, healing crystals, chakra balancing, custom oil blends of lavender, rosemary and… Read More →

Sanctuary plans interactive dinner with Guy Fieri

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December 6, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

On Dec. 19, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain’s  Executive Chef Beau MacMillan welcomes fellow Food Network star and celebrity chef Guy Fieri for a special interactive dinner. Guests will break bread with the TV personality – famous for his top-rated Food Network show, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives – and get the inside dish on his culinary… Read More →