Royal Palms Resort and Spa Archives

T. Cook’s introduces new Sunday Market Brunch

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Stay

Sunday brunch is a celebrated weekend ritual among many and T. Cook’s new Sunday Market Brunch by Executive Chef Todd Allison promises to be at the top of the best brunch spots in the Valley. Located at Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, T. Cook’s has been at the pinnacle of legacy restaurants… Read More →

Royal Palms offers James Beard Foundation Taste America package

T. Cook's Interior
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, and T. Cook’s Executive Chef Todd Allison will host a Night of Culinary Stars as James Beard Foundation Taste America returns to the resort on Friday, Sept. 25 with a unique opportunity to indulge and stay with the “James Beard Package Experience”. “James Beard Package Experience” –… Read More →

Royal Palms introduces ‘Babymoon’ package


Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, is introducing a new package – Babymoon Bliss – for expecting parents-to-be to take a well-deserved vacation before baby arrives. Babymoons, a pre-baby getaway, have gained in popularity as expectant parents seek out a stress-free, romantic trip before the sleeplessness nights begin. Couples in need of a… Read More →

Arizona’s best resorts offer summer staycation deals

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Wildfire Pool.

Need a summer getaway? Stay home and save money. Arizona is home to some of the world’s most fantastic pools, luxurious spas, romantic retreats, spectacular golf courses and best restaurants. So you can forget about flight delays and rental cars because many of Arizona’s award-winning hotels and resorts offer summer deals that are designed specifically… Read More →

Live on the Lawn series continues at Royal Palms

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To celebrate the Fourth of July, Royal Palms Resort and Spa will host the second installment of the Live on The Lawn Music Series as well as other activities throughout the weekend. Starting Friday, July 3, the free, live music series serve up sips and bites while guest enjoy sitting under the stars on the picturesque Vernadero Lawn and listening to a local… Read More →

Royal Palms launches ‘Live on the Lawn’ music series

JAMIE LOVES: March 2012

Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, will kick off the “Live on the Lawn, Summer Music Series” to celebrate each of the hottest summer holidays – Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day.  The free, three-part event begins this weekend and will be hosted under the stars on the picturesque Vernadero Lawn overlooking… Read More →

T. Cook’s at Royal Palms appoints new executive chef

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T. Cook’s at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa has hired Todd Allison as executive chef. Bringing more than 10 years of luxury culinary experience to Royal Palms Resort and Spa, a Destination Hotel, Chef Allison previously served as Executive Chef at The Inn at Rancho Sante Fe in San Diego. Allison also worked as Executive Chef… Read More →

Royal Palms offers unique and seasonal meeting options


With designer meeting rooms, breathtaking outdoor spaces surrounded by abundant gardens and orange groves and seasonal banquet menus and packages throughout the year, Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, is anything but traditional when it comes to meetings and conferences. Located at the foot of Camelback Mountain, Royal Palms combines the graciousness and… Read More →

Plastic surgeons, tourism industry build enhanced partnership

Photo illustration of model Celina Maas taken at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix by Shavon Rose, AZ Big Media.

A nip here, a tuck there. A growing number of tourists are traveling to Scottsdale to go under the knife and recover in high-end resorts with top-notch treatment. Cosmetic surgeons in Scottsdale are attracting patients from all over the United States by partnering with local hotels and resorts to upgrade the recovery experience. Accommodations are… Read More →

REDW, Comerica Host Succession Planning Seminar

Research shows that 70% of family businesses will not make it to the second generation, and that 90% will not make it to the third.  Yet most family and privately held businesses do not have a leadership and capital succession plan in place. REDWLLC, one of the largest and most respected certified public accounting and… Read More →

T. Cook’s at Royal Palms Launches ‘Power Lunch Hour’

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

T. Cook’s, the renowned restaurant at Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, will be launching Power Lunch Hour – a thoughtful and ingredient-driven prix-fixe lunch menu, all in under an hour. The new $24 prix-fixe menu, from Executive Chef Paul McCabe, will launch October 1 and includes a starter and main entrée. The… Read More →

Top 5 Accommodations: Phoenix (Spring-Summer 2014)


Get ready to experience Arizona’s spring/summer 2014 Top 5 Accommodations in Phoenix! 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 list’s.

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 →

Updates on the Hottest Spots in Scottsdale

by in Date Night | Escape | Events | Lifestyle

75 Never Looked So Good Next time it’s your birthday, invite the world famous Dale Chihuly to come. That’s exactly what the Desert Botanical Garden is doing to commemorate its 75th anniversary. Credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement and elevating the perception of the glass medium from the realm of craft to fine art, Chihuly has… Read More →