Arizona Resort Spas Dominate Travel & Leisure Awards

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Some spots on the record forward are newly blossoming because of lodge or infrastructure developments or revamped cultural points of interest. Others caught on this summer time, as social distancing made empty expanses … Read More

Vacation turns into nightmare for Arizona family robbed in Sonora

A Mesa, Arizona, family was carjacked on their way to their vacation home in Puerto Lobos, Sonora, Tuesday night.

Mason and Natalie Davis and two of their seven children packed up their Toyota Tundra and loaded three ATVs and a mountain bike on a trailer they were towing and set out for their vacation home about five hours south. 

It’s a trip they had been making for the past 20

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ARIZONA OPERA STUDIO CONCERT at Home Computer Screens

New Singers Join Arizona Opera’s Arion Roose Pullin Young Artist Program.

On October 5, 2020, I listened to Arizona Opera’s Studio Spotlight Series online concert held in the newly named the Shoshana B. and Robert S. Tancer Plaza adjoining the company’s building on Central Avenue in Phoenix. General Director Joseph Spector greeted the tiny audience of donors and the much larger online assemblage with remembrances of the company’s former general

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Arizona travel spending was down 60% in August, losing nearly $1 billion and 113,000 jobs

Arizona tourism took a nosedive this summer as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what the latest numbers tell us.



a man in a canyon: Air pollution from urban areas sometimes mars the view of the Grand Canyon, like this vista at Hopi Point.


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Air pollution from urban areas sometimes mars the view of the Grand Canyon, like this vista at Hopi Point.

The Arizona Office of Tourism reported a nearly $1 billion loss in travel spending and a 59% decrease in jobs supported by travel spending this August

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Phoenix Limo Service, Arizona Sedan and Limousine Offers World-Class Transportation Services in Tempe, AZ – Press Release

Arizona Sedan and Limousine is a leading company in Tempe, AZ, famous for offering dependable private transportation services for groups or individual needs. For the last 2 decades, their prestigious company has strived to offer a full spectrum of solutions.

Tempe, AZ – Arizona Sedan and Limousine is a leading company in Tempe, AZ, famous for offering dependable private transportation services for groups or individual needs. For the last 2

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VRBO bans 1-night rentals in Arizona, cites large gatherings

PHOENIX (AP) — The VRBO vacation rental site say it is implementing a months-long ban on one-night rentals in Arizona in response to concerns over large gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The single-night rental ban will run through January and was disclosed in a letter Tuesday to Gov. Doug Ducey, the Arizona Republic reported.

The site’s parent company, Expedia Group, plans to develop long-term steps to help eliminate large

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Crestline Appointed Management of the Dual-Branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Hotels in Tempe, Arizona

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC (“Crestline”) announced today its management of the newly built dual-branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotels located on Arizona State University’s Tempe Campus. The recently opened hotels are the first dual-branded Hyatt hotels in the Tempe market and the first hotels to be developed in the ASU Athletic District. The Hyatt Place offers 154 king and double-bedded

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Arizona hotel workers on their lost jobs, possible return to work

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The world post-COVID-19 will look very different. Hotels are looking forward to welcoming guests again, but they will be instituting many changes.

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The call came to Sandy Villatoro’s cellphone as she was driving back from her cousin’s funeral in Houston in March. The COVID-19 pandemic was causing cancellations at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown hotel, where she had given away her few shifts as a housekeeper so she could

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Vrbo suspends 1-night Arizona rentals in move to discourage parties

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Airbnb has implemented an Enhanced Cleaning Protocol for hosts and they have over a million hosts using their new system. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm has more.

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If you want to throw a party at a rented home in Arizona, you’re going to have to pay for two nights, at least if you rent through Vrbo.

The vacation rental site has pledged to ban all one-night rentals in Arizona for

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