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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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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The Camby Hotel Opens This December

Welcome to the Camby

For all of you who have wondered what is to become of the former Ritz Carlton in the Biltmore area, here is your answer, The Camby Hotel, Arizona’s first Autograph Collection property, opens in December. Tradition meets invention at The Camby Hotel, beginning with design that pairs classic columns and…

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A New Boulders Resort & Spa is Coming

A new Boulders Resort & Spa is coming as the perennial five-star North Scottsdale hotel starts a multi-million dollar property-wide renovation.  The hotel was recently purchased by Hilton for its Curio collection. The project, slated to be finished by December, is helmed by DiLeonardo, an award-winning East Coast design firm. “We are…

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