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Easter fanfare planned at Sanctuary

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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain has a festive Easter Sunday planned on March 27, 2016. Starting with an early morning Easter Egg Hunt at 8:30 a.m. for local spa members and hotel guests, the celebration continues with a quintessential Easter Brunch in elements restaurant and an Easter Buffet in The Views ballroom, both crafted under the direction… Read More →

Casino Del Sol earns spot on Best Hotels list

Casino Del Sol
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U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, ranked Casino Del Sol Resort in the top two percent of the more than 1,300 hotels in the state that were evaluated for their Best Arizona Hotels list. Casino Del Sol Resort was awarded during the publication’s annual evaluation of hotels that offer… Read More →

The Boulders Resort & Spa named to ‘Best Hotels’

The Boulders Resort & Spa
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Boulders Resort & Spa was named one of the “Best Hotels in Arizona,” according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual evaluation of hotels offering high-quality amenities and experiences. The Boulders received the award based on its reputation and high marks given to it by hotel guests and travel writers applauding the resort’s unpretentious ambiance… Read More →

Radisson Suites Tucson will be revamped in 2016

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HSL Properties recently purchased the Radisson Suites located at 6555 E. Speedway Blvd in Tucson. The five-story hotel is scheduled to undergo extensive renovations this year, including a rejuvenation of all 299 spacious guest suites as well as most public and common areas. Each suite offers a separate living and bedroom area, private balconies, dual-vanity… Read More →

Hilton Resort Scottsdale announces new executive team

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As the future Embassy Suites by Hilton Resort Scottsdale continues its $22-million transformation, a new executive management team that was announced Wednesday. The entirely transformed Embassy Suites by Hilton Resort Scottsdale plans to be finished by spring 2016. The new additions includes 312 updated elegant guest suites, all of which feature two rooms or more,… Read More →

Arizona Inn celebrates 85 years of hospitality

Tucson Resorts: The Arizona Inn
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The Tucson-based Arizona Inn marks 85 years of hospitality, and it will celebrate the momentous occasion with throwback menus, events and special touches to commemorate its storied history. With 2016 rates starting from $129, the Arizona Inn offers a glorious getaway for any season, and one that only seems to get better with age. As… Read More →

Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Downtown reopens

Hilton Garden Inn
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Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) award-winning brand of hotels, announced in December the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Downtown, in the building that was once Phoenix’s historic Professional Building. This 12-story building, located on Central Avenue and Monroe Street, has 170 guest rooms while the entire building play homage to its origins. The building was constructed in… Read More →

Wigwam earns ‘Stars of the Industry’ awards

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The Wigwam won two major awards at the December Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association’s hospitality industry awards luncheon, Stars of the Industry. It was one of the only two hotel properties to receive multiple awards this year. Carlos Hassey, director of tennis for The Wigwam for the past three years, was recognized as “Front of… Read More →

Has Airbnb hurt Arizona’s hospitality industry?

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Kim Vu could smell the salty sea breeze from the San Diego loft just above a local coffee shop. When she arrived, the Phoenix native was thrilled when she noticed a small gift – a birthday card with a bag of goodies. Her hosts were neither family nor friends – they were strangers. Similar scenes… Read More →

Talking Stick Resort offers spa specials

Talking Stick Resort
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While the holiday season is coming to an end, the specials at The Spa at Talking Stick Resort are still going strong. Locals and visitors can treat themselves or give the gift of relaxation by purchasing one of the special treatments offered at The Spa. The following offers are good through January 28. Valid Sunday… Read More →

Sanctuary takes holiday celebrations to new heights

Sanctuary on Camelback
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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain is taking holiday festivities to new heights with a food and entertainment lineup that is far from ordinary. The award-winning Scottsdale resort will toast Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve with celebrations trimmed with inspired cuisine, the hottest entertainment (dancing shoes required), and ample holiday spirit. Christmas Day at the acclaimed elements restaurant will feature a four-course… Read More →

Ring in New Year at Westin Kierland Resort

Westin Kierland
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Ring in the New Year with a festive four-course dinner at deseo, the signature restaurant of the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa.  Chef de Cuisine Roberto Madrid has crafted a fresh and flavorful prix fixe menu especially for the celebration. The acclaimed deseo, a longtime recipient of the Wine Spectator Award for Excellence, specializes in Nuevo Latino… Read More →

Eat, drink and be merry at Westward Look

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Celebrate the holidays with Christmas Day Brunch at Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa. Guests are invited to enjoy memorable gourmet dining in the Sonoran Ballroom with all of the special touches of a grand meal without any of the work, leaving festivities with friends and family to continue on stress- and hassle-free. Festive… Read More →

T. Cook’s at Royal Palms offers Christmas menus

T. Cook’s
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This Christmas and Christmas Eve, leave the cooking to T. Cook’s, the renowned restaurant at Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, and enjoy a Christmas Day Holiday Buffet or a prix-fixe menu on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from Chef Todd Allison. On Christmas Eve and Christmas, T. Cook’s will offer a three-course… Read More →