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First Tempe Town Lake hotel opening soon

by in AZRE Magazine | Hospitality

AC Hotels by Marriott, Marriott International’s European-inspired lifestyle brand, will open AC Hotel Phoenix Tempe/Downtown next month, which will be the brand’s first hotel in the western United States. AC Hotel Phoenix Tempe/Downtown will add style and sophistication to the vibrant city of Tempe and will be the first hotel to be located on Tempe Town Lake, a popular… Read More →

Is Airbnb avoiding hotel regulations in Arizona?

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A recent report by the American Hotel & Lodging Association shows a growing number of Airbnb hosts are commercial operators, illegal hotels that bypass regulation and taxes. A follow-up of the national report shows that the trend is going on in Phoenix, with 85 percent of Airbnb hosts in Phoenix listing properties for more than 30 days… Read More →

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale among top meeting hotels


Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa was named on Cvent’s annual, “Top 100 Meeting Hotels in the United States 2016,” list. Cvent, Inc., a cloud-based enterprise event management company, developed the list according to meeting and event booking activity through the Cvent Supplier Network featuring approximately 240,000 hotels, resorts, and special event venues. “We are honored to… Read More →

Hotel System Solutions positioned for growth in 2016

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Hotels never close.  Hotel System Solutions (HSS) doesn’t either. Co-Founders Erik Strom and Scott McGraw formed HSS in February 2015, drawing upon more than 40 years of combined hospitality management and technology experience to provide the hotel community with integrated systems and support for Opera PMS, POS, Interfaces and more with the Oracle Hospitality Suite.… Read More →

Chandler Comfort Inn sold for $7.7 million feverpitched
by in AZRE Magazine | Hospitality

The Chandler Comfort Inn sold to a California-based hotel group for $7.7 million, and Tower Capital arranged a $5,600,000 acquisition loan for the purchase. The 129-room Comfort Inn is located near Chandler Boulevard and 56th Street. The 4-story limited service hotel was originally built in 1997 and renovated in 2012. The $5.6 million dollar loan… Read More →

The Phoenician offers family-friendly summer luxury

The Phoenician resort is nestled in the Sonoran Desert, with the breathtaking Camelback Mountain its backdrop. Photo: The Phoenician
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

The Phoenician, Arizona’s premier AAA Five Diamond resort destination, and its boutique hotel, The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician, are welcoming summer with sizzling rates and signature activities.Beginning Monday, May 25 through Monday, September 7, 2015, guests of the 250-acre Phoenician can take advantage of the best rates of the year, starting from just $159… Read More →

Phoenix Mesa-Gateway Airport plans $1.4 Billion Expansion

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Phoenix Mesa-Gateway Airport has big plans to cater to more travelers. The Airport Authority’s Board of Directors announced Monday the airport will undergo a $1.4 billion expansion. Officials say the project is set to be completed in four phases. The plan includes the construction of 60 airplane gates and 21,000 parking spaces. They predict the… Read More →