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Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority board names leaders

The Chicago Cubs at HoHoKam Stadium - Play Ball

Veteran sports executive Jeff Overton has been elected chairman of the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority (AZSTA) board of directors, and Maria Baier will serve as vice chair and Doug Yonko as secretary. Overton is president and general manager of Camelback Spring Training LLC, a joint venture of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox, and is… Read More →

Tourism groups’ merger gives industry more strength and unity

by in Economy | Featured

Call it strength in numbers, or strength in unity. “With the challenges that the tourism industry has faced over the past several years, our industry has had to come together to better vocalize the importance of tourism to Arizona’s economy,” says Debbie Johnson, a longtime advocate of Arizona tourism. “In doing so, it became evidently… Read More →

Arizona Tourism Alliance

Arizona Tourism Alliance Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson Managing Director Loews Ventana Canyon With 33 years in the industry, Brian Johnson has experienced firsthand the roller coaster ride the tourism industry takes as the economy shifts. Johnson has risen far in his career, working his way up from a dishwasher to his current position as managing director of the iconic… Read More →