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Phoenix in the News

Phoenix is constantly highlighted in newspaper, magazine, and blog articles, as well as some of the people who help make our city so great.  Check out some articles below that highlight Phoenix as a destination, and some of our must-see experiences and attractions. 


Visit Phoenix Pushes Local Economy Forward | August 25, 2020

Visit Phoenix brings hope to the local visitor industry through a record year of future bookings, despite the pandemic.

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Phoenix Convention Center Paves A New Path For Recovery With Partners Visit Phoenix | August 13, 2020

As the meetings industry continues to struggle amid the ripple effects of global pandemic Covid-19, the Phoenix Convention Center with partner Visit Phoenix paves a new path for recovery.

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5 Amazing Arizona Chefs And The Unique Ways They’re Using Mesquite

Travel Awaits | August 6, 2020

Here’s how amazing Arizona chefs and distillers are incorporating this diverse mesquite tree into their menus.

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Saddle up: Here are the best places to visit in Arizona

Delicious Australia | July 16, 2020

Home to breathtaking wonders like the Grand Canyon, Arizona is also filled with history that’s evident in much of its food and wine culture. Just ask Max Brearley, who takes in the sights, sounds and tastes of this wondrous US state.

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Guide to Meeting & Event Planning in Phoenix 

Northstar Meetings Group | June 22, 2020

In recent years, more than $5 billion has been pumped into a 1.7-square-mile zone in the heart of the city [of Phoenix], contributing to a downtown growth spurt that has seen the development of office space, shops, restaurants, hotels, and convention and academic facilities. 

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Virtual Tours and Events From Around the World

HGTV | June 8, 2020

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has also created a 3D virtual tour of Taliesin West, the winter home and desert laboratory of Wright in Scottsdale, Arizona. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the first Wright building to be made freely available online using this technology.

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23 of the Most Beautiful Gardens in America 

Reader's Digest | June 8, 2020

Arizona’s stunning display of desert plants includes more than 20,000 varieties of cacti, succulents, herbs, and more. 

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Danielle Leoni's Phoenix

USA Today Travel | June 1, 2020

A James Beard Award 2020 semifinalist, chef Danielle Leoni’s restaurant, The Breadfruit & Rum Bar, has also been lauded for its sustainable practices. 

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Seeing the USA

Amazon Prime | April 30, 2020

Brandy Yanchyk starts her journey of Arizona in Phoenix where she visits the Desert Botanical Garden. She also visits Scottsdale, Flagstaff, Sedona and more.  

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10 Unique Bars in Phoenix

Travel Awaits | March 1, 2020

My introduction to the unique bars of Phoenix was walking down the stairs into the dark, cramped chamber of UnderTow. There’s something for every taste: You’ll find cocktail-centric bars, speakeasies, and even a winery founded by a rock star. 

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LGBT Travel Guide: Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona

TripSavvy | February 25, 2020

The sunkissed, neighboring cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona are oases when it comes to LGBTQ friendliness and comforts these days. 

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14 Awesome Destinations for Adventurous Families

Red Tricycle | February 24, 2020

Calling all thrill-seekers! It’s time to create incredible memories on one of these epic family-friendly adventure vacations. 

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What’s new in Phoenix: Where to eat, stay and play in the Valley of the Sun 

Chicago Tribune | February 12, 2020

If you’re one of the many soon headed to the Valley of the Sun, here’s a look at what’s new in this rapidly growing, ever-changing region. 

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Best Event Venues and Experiences in Phoenix, Tucson and Scottsdale

Meetings Today | January 29, 2020

As Arizona’s largest city and capital, Phoenix and its surrounding areas have a lot to offer meeting and event planners in the American Southwest.  

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Eating Arizona: The Valley of the Sun

Passport Magazine | January 23, 2020

These days, the Valley of the Sun (Phoenix, Scottsdale, and the surrounding towns) might have to be renamed Valley of the Eats. There’s so much good food here that you could spend an entire vacation just checking out the restaurants across the Valley. 

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