Completing a remarkable turnaround, Arizona State Parks
takes top honors for 'best managed' in the nation. During the
depths of the recession just a few years ago, Arizona parks were
looking at closures. But after reorganizing their business model and
partnering with communities, Arizona Parks are now a net revenue
generator for the State and its taxpayers. New parks are opening, new
trails being built, and visitation is at all time highs. Several quality
parks are regularly used by our clients; feel free to contact us for
Grand opening for Cliff Castle Casino's new hotel now set for
2018, after a number of construction delays push back the date. The
6-story 122-room property adjoins the gaming facility owned by the
Yavapai-Apache Nation. The lodge features a 5,000 square foot
multi-purpose meeting room, and a parking garage for 300 cars. The
new hotel is designed to meet Four Diamond criteria, and includes an
indoor swimming pool in the hotel's atrium.
New hotel proposed for West Sedona. The Vllages at SaddleRock is planned as a 6-acre mixed use project, consisting of a hotel and
restaurant, plus residential and commercial space. The property is
owned and will be developed by the privately held Oxford Suites hotel
chain. Now in the preliminary planning stages, no completion date has
yet been set.
Sedona Hilton restaurant gets $2 million renovation. The
Grill at Shadow Rock will get a complete makeover, with a focus on
reflecting the surrounding environment, using copper accents, natural
woods and earth tones. The project is scheduled for completion this
Second jaguar spotted in Arizona, a big male near Fort Huachuca.
This is in addition to El Jefe, as he's known, another big male spotted in
2015. Although these magnificent cats are more common in South and
Central America, they at one time roamed and bred in larger numbers
farther north. By the 1960s jaguars were thought to be extirpated
from Arizona, but they now appear to be making something of a
Element by Westin coming to former VOC Factory Outlets.
The 3-story, 120-room hotel will be located in the north end of the
existing outlet mall, and will include group meeting space in addition
to some longer stay units with kitchenettes. New dining, shopping, and
entertainment opportunities are planned to complement the hotel.
The new complex will be calledSedona Vista Village. Opening is
expected by the end of 2018.
For further information on any of these activities, to request an
information kit, or just to ask a question, feel free to contact us .
Trail cam photo of second known jaguar
in Arizona, this taken in the vicinity of
Fort Huachuca. Photo credit:
Arizona Game and Fish Dept.