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.
This Phoenix Resort Celebrates Its History While Offering Every Modern Luxury
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.
Swingin’ Style at Hotel Valley Ho
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.
New Openings & Authentic Experiences in Phoenix
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.
Phoenix Area Shines in Super Bowl Spotlight
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.
How to Build and Book the Perfect Spring Training Trip
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.
Review: Lom Wong
Condé Nast Traveler | Feb. 10, 2023
This convivial Thai restaurant that focuses on refreshingly different regional offering from villages across Thailand, like the one that female owner and chef Yotaka Martin hails from.
The Best Restaurants in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona
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.
Don't miss these 10 pieces of art at the Heard Museum
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.
Meet the Very Extra (and Very Popular) Phoenix Bars Where Cocktails Are Theater
Bon Appétit | Feb. 6, 2023
At these three bars high-end cocktails are folded into storytelling—including drinks that pummel smoke and changing scenery.
Super Bowl 2015 vs 2023: A look at downtown Phoenix’s growth over the years
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.
The Hidden Gems and Local Favorites for Nightlife Fun in Major Arizona Cities
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.
Arizona: This Southwestern Destination Has What Planners Want
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.
23 of the best places to travel to around the world in 2023
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.
A Local’s Guide to Finding the Best Phoenix Nightlife
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.
23 of the best places you should travel to in the US in 2023
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.
How to throw the ultimate bachelorette party in Scottsdale
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.”
Viajar a Phoenix
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.
What to do in Phoenix to escape the winter weather back home
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.
9 Inviting Outdoor Venues in Phoenix and Scottsdale
Meetings Today | Sept. 22, 2022
With more than 69,000 guest rooms at over 500 hotels and resorts in the Greater Phoenix area—and new developments pushing those numbers up—it’s not surprising that this destination is increasing in popularity for meetings. Pair the room to meet with the reliably sunny weather and unique, mountainous desert landscapes and you won’t have a hard time convincing attendees to come to the next event held here.
The Grand Canyon State: Your full guide to Arizona
Wanderlust | Sept. 1, 2022
Whether you’re after a wilderness adventure, cosmopolitan city break, restorative spa stay, or an indulgent foodie foray, Arizona’s incredible landscapes, diverse urban centres and luxury resorts will deliver. From the foodie delights of Phoenix and Tucson, to the ethereal beauty of the Sonoran Desert, we’ve rounded up the best of the Grand Canyon State.
81 Fun Things to Do in Phoenix, Arizona
TourScanner | Aug. 5, 2022
A shining light of nightlife, shopping, adventure and museums nestled smack-bang in the heart of the southwest beautiful Phoenix delivers something for every kind of traveler. Cruise down Canyon Lake on the iconic Dolly Steamboat or stare into the depths of the foreboding Grand Canyon — choose from these diverse fun things to do in Phoenix.
The Best Scottdale, Arizona, Hotels
TripSavvy | June 28, 2022
An upscale suburb of Phoenix, Scottsdale is a mecca of outdoor activities, from hiking iconic Camelback Mountain to hitting the greens at the more than 200 golf courses in the area. Within Old Town Scottsdale, the heart of the city, you’ll find 15 resorts and hotels, more than 100 restaurants, bars, and nightclubs, and 45 permanent public art installations.
5 New Venues in Phoenix/Scottsdale for Summer 2022 Meetings and Events
BizBash | June 23, 2022
Here's a closer look at Phoenix/Scottsdale's newest eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces available for events this summer. The new and renovated Phoenix/Scottsdale venues are available for corporate parties, weddings, fundraisers, outdoor functions, business dinners, team-building activities, conferences, meetings, and more.
8 of the best ways to learn more about Native American culture in Phoenix
10Best / USA Today | May 19, 2022
Set your sights on Phoenix and all the ways you can learn about and experience the Native American culture in Phoenix through museums, events and so much more.
Phenomenal Phoenix: Tia Carmen packs a punch for your tastebuds
Daily Hive | May 16, 2022
Food Network’s Top Chef competitor, Chef Angelo Sosa is executive chef at Tía Carmen, opened May 6 inside the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa offering a thoughtfully curated menu featuring some of the most renowned Arizona growers and a celebrates the desert landscape and community of the Southwest reflecting a mix of tradition and modernity.
5 Places to Enjoy a Vegan Meal in Phoenix, Arizona
Forbes | May 11, 2022
With the rising popularity of vegan options for diners, the vegan restaurant scene is booming while mainstays are making the shift to offer plant-based options on their menus more regularly.
Arizona’s Wild Horses Are Living Emblems of the Old West
InsideHook | May 3, 2022
The preservation and protection of these magnificent wild horses is top of mind for the Indigenous communities that they call home. InsideHook shares the history of these communities and how you as a traveler can take the opportunity to see them for yourselves.