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.
LoveExploring | August 21, 2023
Offering 300+ days of sunshine per year, five-star resorts, world-class golf courses, prime mid-century modern landmarks, fine dining and some of the most affluent neighbourhoods in the US, Scottsdale is nothing short of a desert oasis.
The Mail+ | August 20, 2023
This is Phoenix, Arizona, where the future has arrived on four wheels. Arriving to meet you at the kerb, completely devoid of occupants, it’s a scene straight out of a sci-fi movie. Since July, these autonomous cars can take you anywhere within an area of 583sq. km in Metropolitan Phoenix.
Matador Network | August 18, 2023
From world-class museums and cultural sites to great outdoor activities like hiking and biking in South Mountain Park, there’s no shortage of things to do in Phoenix. These Phoenix hotels give you easy access to the best of the city and its surrounds.
The Knot | July 31, 2023
Let nature steal the show in a ceremony that's simple, beautiful and romantic. Elopement packages from wedding planners and venues allow you to get legally married in Arizona in a fun, private and unique way.
AAA Via Magazine | July 12, 2023
Midcentury modernism has long thrived here in the Sonoran Desert. The beloved Hotel Valley Ho oozes a restored Mad Men–era style, from the vibrant breeze blocks on the balconies to the awe-inspiring sculptural pieces.
Condé Nast Traveler | July 10, 2023
The Greater Phoenix area boasts an incredible portfolio of resorts and hotels with standout amenities that guests love. Condé Nast Traveler named the 10 best hotels in Phoenix and Scottsdale that you should consider next time you travel to Greater Phoenix.
Worth Magazine | June 02, 2023
Leading the way in autonomous vehicle technology, Waymo is the first and only autonomous airport service of its kind in the entire world. Providing the Greater Phoenix area with 24/7 assistance that never gets drunk, tired or distracted, it is a phenomenal and futuristic feat.
The Street | April 10, 2023
Boutique hotels are known for their standout characteristics, often a part of trendy neighborhoods and unique local culture. Rise Uptown Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona is the perfect example, with its poolside bar, rooftop patio and gorgeous interiors.
Forbes | March 28, 2023
When you walk into the Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, nearly all your senses might pull you in different directions.
PURE AND DECADENT: Southwestern resorts that work the wonders of wellness within dramatic desert dreamscapes
Luxury Card | March 16, 2023
Read about these four Arizona resorts featured in this Luxury Card lineup.
Hotel Addict | March 4, 2023
The Hotel Valley Ho is one of those iconic properties that started life in 1956, designed by famed architect Edward L. Varney. The original owners, Robert and Evelyn Foehl, also managed the Lake Arrowhead Resort in Southern California. And where they went, celebrities followed.
Prevue Meetings + Incentives | Feb. 13, 2023
New openings and authentic experiences lure MICE groups to Phoenix. Phoenix is in the midst of a wave of development, with more than 24 projects currently under construction totaling over 5,100 rooms.
Sports Travel | Feb. 10, 2023
When the Super Bowl is in Arizona, something historic tends to happens. Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium in Glendale will be the culmination of five years’ worth of planning for the region to welcome the football world to town and eight years after its last chance to showcase the Valley to one of the biggest worldwide TV audiences each year.
Travel Market Report | Feb. 10, 2023
Spring training promises to be a grand slam this year. There are 30 MLB spring training teams—15 play in Florida’s Grapefruit League and 15 play in Arizona’s Cactus League.
Condé Nast Traveler | Feb. 10, 2023
The Valley of the Sun's favorite farm-to-table hot spots, eclectic international cuisine, out-of-the-box modern Mexican, and some of America’s best pizza—yes, pizza.
USA Today 10Best | Feb. 6, 2023
The astonishing Indigenous peoples' journey is set in a beautiful Spanish mission-styled building wrapped around an idyllic courtyard in downtown Phoenix’s arts district.
Bon Appétit | Feb. 6, 2023
At these three bars high-end cocktails are folded into storytelling—including drinks that pummel smoke and changing scenery.
AZ Family | Feb. 1, 2023
It’s only been eight years since the last Super Bowl was in Arizona but a lot has changed since then, especially in downtown Phoenix.
I've stayed in the best hotels in Phoenix area and these 7 impress me the most, from a central luxury icon to a scenic Scottsdale resort
Insider | Jan. 31, 2023
The Valley is home to over 500 hotels, including luxurious resorts with spas and dining, trendy city hotels with skyline views, and boutique properties with singular flair.
Meetings Today | Jan. 23, 2023
While many meetings markets in Arizona tout their 300-plus days of sunshine, the cities of Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson really light up when the sun goes down. From stargazing at a solar-powered cafe/bar to bowling under glittering disco balls or boot scootin’ at a cowboy saloon, there are near endless opportunities for attendees to get out on the town for some after-meetings fun in Arizona’s most popular cities for events.
Corporate & Incentive Travel | Jan. 20, 2023
Arizona offers everything meeting and incentive planners could want — outdoor adventure, healing spas, urban sophistication, diverse culture, downtown hotels and expansive resorts from budget-friendly to super luxe.
Insider | Jan. 1, 2023
If you've been putting international travel off, the new year is a great time to get back out into the world. See why Phoenix made Insider’s top 23 best places to travel around the world in 2023.
Landing | Dec. 19, 2022
Whether you choose to party in the heart of the city or just outside the city center, you’re sure to find something to get your party juices flowing. Here’s your guide to painting the Valley of the Sun red and seeing Phoenix in a new light.
Insider | Dec. 17, 2022
Travel is expected to be top of mind in 2023, especially with new hotel openings, cultural happenings, and sporting events set to take place in the new year. See why Phoenix made Insider’s top 23 best places to travel in the U.S. in 2023.
SF Gate | Dec. 14, 2022
Scottsdale has become a true bachelorette party destination and not just for its sunny weather. There are plenty of things for a bachelorette party to do in this affluent suburb of metro Phoenix. This insider’s guide to enjoying Scottdale is meant for groups looking to have a great time. Here’s why so many visit “Scottsdale before the veil.”
Los Sabores de Mexico y del Mundo | Dec. 1, 2022
Did you know that the sport you are looking for is in Phoenix? You can find all the professional sports and even sports that you don't have in the first column of the list. The truth is that if your plans include traveling to watch a sport, you have to travel to Phoenix.
Albuquerque Journal | Nov. 11, 2022
Sometimes a quick outing into a more temperate climate can be just the ticket to a refreshed and awakened spirit. Phoenix can provide just such a breath of warm air.