If you read this column regularly you know that we frequently feature the Phoenician Resort, Arizona’s AAA Five Diamond property at the base of magnificent Camel Back Mountain. Well, we are proud to report, and so are they accaording to a press release received today, September 17, 2013, that announced the property was just named “North America’s Leading Resort 2013” at the 20th World Travel Awards which was held at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa in the Caribbean on September 14.
“We are very honored and proud to receive this recognition from the World Travel Awards and our travel agent partners around the world,” said Mark Vinciguerra, managing director. “Celebrating our 25th anniversary on October 1, 2013, this award serves as a testament to our legendary guest experience and exceptional service culture.”
The sprawling 483-room hotel sits on 250-acres of prime property and houses a world class spa, championship 27-hole golf course, 11 tennis courts, several dining choices and a $25 million art collection for your esthetic enjoyment. . For more on the resort go to www.thephoenician.com and www.canyonsuites.com.