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Arizona’s best staycation deals for summer of 2017

Staycation deals

Arizona is hot in the summer. Very hot. But the staycation deals and packages offered by some of our most beautiful, beloved, picturesque and luxuirous resorts and hotels are even hotter. While some scrunch in the car to seek cooler temps and others pay far too much for a flight, you can take advantage of… Read More →

Ranking Arizona: Top 10 Mexican restaurants

Here are the Top 10 Mexican food restaurants in Arizona, based on public voting for Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business? To make your vote count… Read More →

50 places you can go to cool off in Arizona

With the first day of summer upon us and with record-setting temperatures in the forecast, we all could use some advice to cool off in Arizona when the heat becomes too much. We can tell ourselves it’s a dry heat all we want. Sooner or later, every Arizona resident will need some relief from the… Read More →

Ranking Arizona: Top 10 large resorts and hotels

Here are the Top 10 hotels and resorts in Arizona (450 rooms or more), based on public voting for Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business? To… Read More →

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess celebrates ‘Summer Splash’

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is celebrating the past 30 years and the next with its Summer Splash Birthday Bash, a cool mix of throw-back, decade-themed pool parties, combined with all-new experiences, making this the play-cation destination for families. With water, water everywhere, pools are the place to be and… Read More →

Bourbon Steak hosts Kentucky Derby Lawn Party

“The most exciting two minutes in sports” will be celebrated in grand Southern style at Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess with a Kentucky Derby brunch and lawn party, 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Saturday, May 6, 2017. Inspired by “Millionaire’s Row” at Churchill Downs, each guest will enjoy the traditions of… Read More →

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is filled with holiday magic

by in Experience AZ Magazine

As one of the best and brightest places to celebrate the holiday season, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is more spectacular than ever. This AAA Five Diamond resort transforms into a winter wonderland in the desert during its annual Christmas at the Princess festival through January 1, 2017, glistening with a four-story musical tree, Desert Ice Rink,… Read More →

Arizona resorts offer hot staycation deals

The Boulders Resort & Spa

Arizona is home to some of the world’s most fantastic pools, luxurious spas, romantic retreats, spectacular golf courses and best restaurants. So if you need a summer getaway, why not save money and take advantage of staycation deals? Forget about flight delays and rental cars because many of Arizona’s award-winning hotels and resorts offer summer deals that… Read More →

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess opening Sunset Beach, new rooms

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Dreams of lazy days with toes in the sands of paradise is a reality at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess starting Memorial Day weekend, when this AAA Five Diamond resort opens its sixth and largest pool – Sunset Beach – with 830 tons of white sand, glamorous cabanas and 102 luxurious new guest rooms, further making this resort… Read More →

Christmas at the Princess festival Nov. 19-Jan. 3

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess will transform into a winter wonderland in the desert during its 6th annual Christmas at the Princess festival, November 19, 2015 – January 3, 2016. The enchanting AAA Five Diamond resort glistens with holiday splendor featuring a four-story musical tree, Desert Ice Skating Rink, magical snowfalls, 2.8 million Lagoon Lights, three new… Read More →

Fairmont Scottsdale hosts ‘Nightmare on Princess Drive’

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

The “Nightmare on Princess Drive” is returning to The Plaza Bar at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., Saturday, October 31, 2015. This indoor/outdoor nightspot, in the plaza of the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, is the perfect place to enjoy fall weather and a ghostly, glamorous bash. This year’s theme is “Spellbound on the Bayou,”… Read More →

Michael Pollack donates $50,000 to Goodwill

Over the years, Michael Pollack has generously donated $4.6 million dollars between his cash donations, discounted/free rent and other in-kind contributions to Goodwill of Central Arizona.  This week, Pollack announced he will donate $50,000 to Goodwill’s primary fundraiser, Evening of Goodwill in October. “He has been a long-standing supporter of Goodwill and we appreciate his… Read More →

Wave goodbye to summer at Fairmont’s ‘S.S. Princess’

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

Landlocked for Labor Day? As the last days of summer sail into the sunset, stay-cationers can say bon voyage on the S.S. Princess, a.k.a. the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. The resort’s 5th Annual Labor Day Dream-cation sets sail September 4–7, 2015, with South Seas cruise ship themed activities, limbo contests on the lido deck, fire dancers… Read More →

Scottsdale resorts offer hot discounts that beat the heat

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 →