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ICE expands its portfolio in Mexico

Playa del Carmen. Photo by Natiacqua.

International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE), one of the world’s top providers of travel and lifestyle-focused membership, rewards and loyalty programs, today announced that it is increasing its portfolio of travel and lifestyle products in Mexico, a move that underscores the company’s strategic commitment to supporting and developing this important market. “Recent data shows that… Read More →

Casino Del Sol Resort Achieves 4-Star Rating


Casino Del Sol Resort, an enterprise of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, was recently named to the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating List. Recognized for exceptional service and amenities, it is the only casino resort in the state of Arizona to receive the coveted four-star rating. The overall property was awarded, as well as Hiapsi,… Read More →

Advantages and disadvantages of an IPO


The closing concludes and a company suddenly has $50 million cash in its bank account from the sale of its stock.  Champagne corks are popped and celebration ensues―for a brief period.  “Going public” is an exciting event for all involved and may provide many advantages to the company’s operations.  However, being a public company has… Read More →

What an American-US Airways merger means to you

AMR-US Airways

While American Airlines and US Airways have started merger discussions, it would be several months — if not years — before passengers see any real impact. Passengers with existing tickets on American or US Airways — and members of both frequent flier programs — shouldn’t fret. No changes will come anytime soon. Assuming quick merger… Read More →

Things To Do In Arizona: The Heard Museum

Heard Museum
by in Play

When you grow up in Arizona, sometimes the coolest things are in your own backyard and you don’t even realize it. Recently I spent an afternoon at the Heard Museum in Central Phoenix and thought to myself, “Why haven’t I been here before?” Entering the grounds, it’s not hard to be in awe of the… Read More →

Skydiving Arizona

Photo: runnr_az, flickr
by in Play

Near the end of my first year at Arizona State University, myself and two other friends decided to take a leap into something we’ve never done before. The chance to jump out of an airplane from 13,000 feet in the air was presented to us, and we weren’t going to turn it down. Getting the… Read More →

Historic Route 66

Route 66 information

First established in 1926, Route 66 is an American legend. Though it was, for all intents and purposes, “decommissioned” in 1985, the road still lives on in the various states it passed through. In Arizona it exists today as State Route 66. Take a look at the infographic below for more information about the historic… Read More →