Experiential Travel Offerings Available For Your Summer Vacation


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  Today’s traveler doesn’t want to simply see the Statue of Liberty or Eiffel Tower, she wants to dig deeper and experience the destination through immersive exclusive experiences designed to provide a sense of place, understanding of a destination, and let’s be honest, a social media worthy bragging post. With vacation…

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The Phoenician Gets a New Luxury Spa

The Phoenician

It’s the the only Forbes Four Star and AAA Five Diamond hotel in the greater Phoenix area, and come December The Phoenician gets a new luxury spa to match. The current Centre for Well Being will be rebranded The Phoenician Spa. The three-story facility will feature a rooftop pool, 24…

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Global Wellness Day at The Four Seasons Scottsdale

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The 6th Annual Global Wellness Day returns with worldwide events planned for June 10, 2017.  The Four Seasons Scottsdale is my favorite local Global Wellness Day celebration, and where I’ll be getting my fit on.   Opt to stay at the hotel and you’ll enjoy summer rates starting at $189.…

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Center of the Makers Movement


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Portland Oregon is known for it’s strong food scene, a hipster culture spoofed on Portlandia and as being the city with the most craft breweries in the world, but the Rose City is also the center of the makers movement in the United States. The city is filled with artists…

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Kai’s Hyper Focus on Details and Service Make it the Best Restaurant in Arizona


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I’ve said it before, what makes something standout in the luxury arena boils down to service and details. Hotels often nail it, most restaurants don’t. The Sheraton Grand’s Kai’s hyper focus on details and service make it the best restaurant in Arizona and show why it is the only five-diamond…

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Akara Wellness Retreats Launch at The Copperwynd

AKARA WELLNESS RETREATS
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Scottsdale has plenty of resort spas, but no true destination spa experience. The Copperwynd in Fountain Hills is aiming to play in that market, walking a line between traditional resort and destination spa with its Akara Wellness Retreats.   The Akara Wellness Retreats were originally conceived to be multi-day experiences…

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Do You Hygge? How to Hygge on Vacation


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Do you Hygge? Hygge, the Danish movement centered on creating a cozy and charming atmosphere, that swept the country this winter is still continuing as the weather warms up.   The art of Hygge-ing doesn’t require any special knowledge or training, it’s simply about being in the moment and noticing…

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Life Savers for Your Next Summer Road Trip


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Summer is nearly here and that means it’s time for the time honored tradition of hitting the road for the family vacation. Today I shared life savers for your next road trip on Good Morning Arizona. To make the most of your next road trip, check out my top essentials:…

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