Articles tagged “arizona”

Airlines

Air France is Coming to Arizona: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

The new route will face tough competition from American Airlines, British Airways, and Condor - can the market sustain another carrier?

Air France is Coming to Arizona: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

News Blog

Sedona Tourism Finds Promotion Funding Path

The Sedona Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau has formed a business improvement district with nine local hotels to fund its tourism promotion efforts, Skift has learned. Earlier this year, the tourism bureau severed its partnership with the City of Sedona because its local government wouldn't allow it to spend lodging tax funds on tourism…

Hotels

Ambiente Sedona Brings Landscape Hotel Design Trend to U.S.

Place what are essentially glass boxes amid breathtaking scenery. That's the "landscape design" trend in hotels. A great case in point is the new luxury hotel Ambiente Sedona.

Ambiente Sedona Brings Landscape Hotel Design Trend to U.S.

Tourism

Why Sedona’s Tourism Bureau Fired Its City Over Destination Marketing

All eyes will be on Sedona, Arizona. If it can fund itself and promote tourism without the city's dollars, other destinations could potentially follow its example.

Why Sedona’s Tourism Bureau Fired Its City Over Destination Marketing

Tourism

Arizona Preps for Rush of Visitors for Super Bowl

Arizona officials acknowledge that hosting the Super Bowl is a gargantuan effort. But they believe they're much better prepared for the challenge now than the last time the state welcomed the big game.

Arizona Preps for Rush of Visitors for Super Bowl

Business Travel

Companies Already Reconsidering Loosening Tightened Travel Budgets

Reigniting corporate culture has become a priority, including meeting new hires or just training employees. In some cases it’s starting to eclipse traditional business travel, and the spike is about to hit budgets and resources that were trimmed during the pandemic.

Companies Already Reconsidering Loosening Tightened Travel Budgets
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Meetings

How Destinations Can Capitalize on the Small-Meetings Movement

Creative meeting planners are embracing the small-scale gathering, as attendees demand that events be more interesting, memorable, and worth their time. Destinations with unique hospitality options and easy access to nature are best poised to capitalize on this move to miniaturize meetings.

How Destinations Can Capitalize on the Small-Meetings Movement
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Meetings

Downtown 2.0: How One City Revamped Its Urban Core and Reshaped What Meetings There Can Be

With a flood of smart development, downtown Phoenix is positioning itself as a top-flight meeting destination with the ‘round-the-clock amenities, fresh infrastructure, and local flavor that today’s attendees demand.

Downtown 2.0: How One City Revamped Its Urban Core and Reshaped What Meetings There Can Be

Hotels

Arizona Bill Stopping Cities From Banning Vacation Rentals Heads to Governor

It's obvious that states and cities throughout the U.S. are trying to find the right balance between welcoming the sharing economy and regulating it. It's still unclear whether laws like this streamline the experience for consumers or ignore community needs when it comes to short-term rentals.

Arizona Bill Stopping Cities From Banning Vacation Rentals Heads to Governor

Hotels

New Data on Airbnb in Phoenix Takes Aim at Arizona’s Pro-Sharing Economy Stance

While it's pretty clear that the hotel industry and Airbnb are at odds with one another, it's still obvious that more transparent data is sorely needed to understand the true impact of Airbnb and other home sharing platforms on cities and communities.

New Data on Airbnb in Phoenix Takes Aim at Arizona’s Pro-Sharing Economy Stance