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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 medium-sized resorts and hotels

Here are the Top 10 hotels and resorts in Arizona (225-449 rooms), 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… Read More →

Welcome to Boutique Hotels 2.0

If you Google “boutique hotel,” you’ll get, “a small stylish hotel, typically one situated in a fashionable urban location.” If you get in a car and drive around Metro Phoenix, you’ll find small stylish hotels in urban locations. Don’t let Google fool you, though:the face of boutique accommodations is changing. Chains and large properties are… Read More →

Top 5 Accommodations: Southern Arizona (Spring-Summer 2014)

[cjtoolbox name=’Experience AZ Top5′] Get ready to experience Arizona’s spring/summer 2014 Top 5 Accommodations in Southern Arizona! And use Experience AZ to guide you toward a visit that will make you want to come back time after time to keep crossing the must see hot spots off your Top 5 lists. Top 5 Accommodations: Southern… Read More →

AzLTA honors 'Stars of the Industry'

by in Business News | Tourism

The shining stars of the hospitality and tourism industry were celebrated at the annual Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association’s (AzLTA) Stars of the Industry awards luncheon, held last week at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort. The Stars of the Industry award was created more than 40 years ago by the American Hotel & Lodging Association… Read More →

Top 5: Southern Arizona Accommodations (Fall-Winter 2012)

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain’s Serenity pool. Photo: Barbara Kraft

The Top 5 Southern Arizona Accommodations — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Loews Ventana Canyon Resort 7000 N. Resort Dr., Tucson, AZ 85750 (520) 299-2020 loewshotels.com Features 398 guest rooms, four restaurants and lounges, eight tennis courts, two Tom Fazio-designed golf courses, fitness trails, swimming pools and a full-service spa. The Ritz-Carlton, Dove… Read More →

Top 5: Southern Arizona Accommodations (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Southern Arizona Accommodations (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Southern Arizona Accommodations — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Canyon Ranch 8600 E. Rockcliff Rd., Tucson, AZ 85750 800-742-9000 canyonranch.com Dozens of fitness activities, spa cuisine, wellness consultations in preventive medicine, nutrition, stress management, spiritual awareness, and body and skin care treatments. JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa 3800… Read More →

2011 Best of the Best Winners

2010 Best of the Best Awards
by in Events

On March 31st, the 2011 Best of the Best Awards reception and dinner was held at Camelback Inn where Ranking Arizona recognized the companies that Arizona’s public ranked as their favorites to do business with. During this special night of networking and celebrations, Ranking Arizona presented awards to its 2010 B.O.B. winners, 2010 and 2011… Read More →

Best of the Best Awards 2011: Tourism

Best of the Best Awards 2011, AZ Business Magazine Mar/Apr 2011

Winner: Phoenix Convention Center The Phoenix Convention Center boasts 1 million square feet of rentable meeting rooms, exhibition halls and pre-function foyer space, positioning Phoenix among the nation’s top 25 largest convention centers. On the secluded second level of the West Building is an Executive Conference Center, perfect for upscale meetings catering to smaller corporate… Read More →