staycation Archives

Princess will host 4th of July Freedom Fest

7-1-11Princess-1278-5x7

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is unfurling its 5th annual “4th of July Freedom Fest,” a two-day event with vintage air shows, concerts, fireworks, all-American fare, military tributes and poolside fun, with vacation packages benefitting military families, July 3-5, 2015. Saluting Heroes & Vintage Air Shows Saluting America’s heroes, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess will host a… Read More →

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess packs fun for entire family

The Techno Glo Party at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess features black lights, lasers, fog, LED hula hooping, glow-in-the-dark bubbles, drinks and a DJ pulsating techno music.

When I first moved to Arizona from New York in 1998, my father already knew his way around and could give me recommendations for the best places to eat, play and golf. He didn’t live in Arizona, but he and seven of his friends spent a week each March taking advantage of Arizona’s great weather to… Read More →

Summer at the Princess kicks off Memorial Day Weekend

architectural photography

Good day, sunshine: it’s a summer to remember at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, where sunny days start with cool rides down waterslides, zooming across a zip line and finish with fireworks lighting up the night.  This AAA Five Diamond play-cation paradise is presenting “Summer at the Princess,” a three-month calendar of robust entertainment for the… Read More →

JW Marriott Starr Pass offers sizzling summer deals

tussp_main01

Escape the summer heat with a refreshing resort package at JW Marriott Starr Pass. Special summer values make Tucson a perfect destination for abundant recreation, sumptuous dining and rejuvenating spa experiences. This summer, locals and travelers alike can take advantage of a special Advanced Purchase rate from $149 per night, per room. Special summer rates… Read More →

Hotel Valley Ho offers summer 2015 specials

Hotel Valley Ho Selfie Contest - Jeff Nelson Photography Copyright

The Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale is making it easy to take a summer staycation by offering several summer specials. Stay2Play Package Take advantage of Hotel Valley Ho’s best package of the summer, starting at $139 nightly. Enjoy two welcome drinks, an arrival amenity, $30 in hotel gift cards nightly, upgraded Internet access (3MB), a… Read More →

Royal Palms launches biggest sale of the year

royal.palms

Want to stay at one of Arizona’s best resorts for a fraction of the price? Royal Palms Resort & Spa has launched its biggest sale of the year.  For one week only, guests can book stays now through December 31 and receive up to 50% off room rates and over $100 in credits. For one week… Read More →

Some of the best staycations for the holiday weekend

Perched on the third-floor pool deck at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix, LUSTRE is an oasis in the heart of Downtown Phoenix with sweeping views of the city skyline, fresh cocktails and seasonal menu items perfect for enjoying poolside.

You don’t need to go away for the holiday weekend when we have the world’s most fantastic pools, luxurious spas, romantic retreats, spectacular golf courses and best restaurants right in our backyard. You can forget about the flight delays and rental cars because many of Arizona’s award-winning hotels and resorts offer summer deals that are… Read More →

Scottsdale Resort Offers Summer ‘Stay and Play’ Getaway

Scottsdale Resort 4

Scottsdale Resort gives its guests the best of both worlds: All of the excitement that bustling Scottsdale is known for within reach, yet all of the serenity of a secluded oasis. This summer, Scottsdale Resort invites guests from near and far to “Stay Scottsdale, Play Scottsdale” with rates from $89 weekdays and $99 weekends from… Read More →

Palomar offers superb Staycation options

Kimpton's Hotel Palomar

I’ve been a downtown dweller for a decade now. I’ve lived in the historic district of Phoenix since before First Friday brought in the cool kids, long before there were bars in the Roosevelt district to attract the hipsters, and well before CityScape made downtown Phoenix a destination for something other than a sporting event… Read More →

Palomar Offers Superb Staycation Options

Hotel Palomar_Pool Cabanas

I’ve been a downtown dweller for a decade now. I’ve lived in the historic district of Phoenix since before First Friday brought in the cool kids, long before there were bars in the Roosevelt district to attract the hipsters and well before CityScape made downtown Phoenix a destination for something other than a sporting event… Read More →

Palomar offers sublime Staycation options

Hotel Palomar_Pool Cabanas
by in Stay

I’ve been a downtown dweller for a decade now. I’ve lived in the historic district of Phoenix since before First Friday brought in the cool kids, long before there were bars in the Roosevelt district to attract the hipsters, and well before CityScape made downtown Phoenix a destination for something other than a sporting event… Read More →

Hotel Palomar Phoenix offers Staycation deals

LUSTRE Rooftop Garden at Kimpton's Hotel Palomar Phoenix.
by in Featured | Travel

As the weather warms up and Memorial Day rolls around, it’s got everyone thinking about what they’re doing and where they’re going this summer. If staying locally is in the cards, the Hotel Palomar Phoenix at CityScape offers some amazing deals. Here are just a few of the Staycation options at the hotel this summer… Read More →

Top Hospitality Trends in 2013

hospitality trends
by in Stay

Gone are the days of the “staycation.” Guests are craving function over flourish, and intimate spaces rather than overbearing enclaves. The hospitality trends of 2013 are all about comfort, simplicity and high-quality experiences. While it changes with the year, and the economy, the trends we’re seeing now are showing that the majority of people are… Read More →

This Summer, Relax And Spend Less With A Staycation

Staycation
by in Escape

Spend less and relax more with a summer staycation stay·ca·tion: nounˈstā-ˈkā-shən Definition: a vacation spent at home or nearby Yes, the word “staycation” was added to the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary in 2009, after it gained immense popularity amidst the U.S. financial crisis, which began in 2007. Thankfully the crisis has come and gone, but the… Read More →