First Sheraton Grand Resort in the U.S.

  Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa Joins Brand’s New Premier Tier of Exceptional Hotels and Resorts Around the World Arizona’s own Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa is the first Sheraton Grand resort in the U.S.. Sheraton Grand is the new top tier of the Sheraton brand. The Sheraton Grand…

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Summer Deals in Scottsdale

Summer deals in Scottsdale

Summer in Scottsdale. Some may lament the 115-degree days, but travelers (and staycationers) who embrace the heat will also embrace the deals. We’re talking five-star resorts for three-star hotel prices. As a resident of the Valley of the Sun for more years than I care to cop to, here’s a…

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Luxury Spa House in Arizona

Sanctuary Resort unveils new Spa House

What’s better than a five-star resort spa? How about a luxury spa house in Arizona all to yourself? In May, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain unveils its new Spa House. The Travel Diet got a sneak peak on a hard-hat tour this week.   The Spa House came to life after a top…

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Stand-out Spa Ritual

Stand-out spa ritual

Gainsborough Bath Hotel’s Stand-out Spa Ritual In a busy marketplace, spas are constantly trying to differentiate themselves. In my travels, I see lots of spas focus on putting a local spin on a treatment, (good) to spas doing gimmicky services like golf ball massage (really?). On a recent stay at…

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Chiva Som Introduces Five New Retreats

Chiva Som introduces Five New Retreats

Several years ago I had the privilege of experiencing Chiva Som, one of the top destination spas in the world. Chiva Som’s programing is centered on themed retreats, and for 2016, Chiva Som introduces five new retreats. These new programs are even more specialized and oriented towards the individual goals…

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Ticket to the Big Top

Ticket to the Big Top

If you’ve ever thought, “I want to quit my job and join the circus” the new I. FLY at the Phoenician in Phoenix could be your ticket to the Big Top.   Now through the end of April, the New York based I. FLY will teach you how to fly…

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