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Get to Know the All Veteran Group Parachutists This Fourth of July
Jun 23, 2022

The Meaning Behind Freedom Fest: Getting to Know the All Veteran Group Parachutists

We sat down with Sunnydale Hyde (Sunny for short) a passionate jumper and the purposeful Executive Operations Officer of AVG, to learn more about this important Veterans’ group and his personal love for all they do. He even explains how he is afraid of heights, still to this day! So, how does he continually find the courage to jump out of a plan 14,000 feet above the Earth’s soil? Find out in our exclusive interview!
couple at Saguaro Lake Arizona for a road trip
Jun 07, 2022

Choose the Scenic Route to Scottsdale This Summer

Summer is here at last! After endlessly long, cold months of being covered up by bulky puffer coats and fuzzy socks, the time is right to don your flip flops and swimsuit and hit the open road on a journey toward Arizona sunshine.
Kentucky Derby Party at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Apr 11, 2022

The Kentucky Derby Experience: The Ultimate Guide to Celebrating Derby Day in Scottsdale

If there’s one thing you need to place your Kentucky Derby party in the winner’s circle, it’s attention to detail. From tackling the traditional Mint Julep and Derby Pie, to the lush floral arrangements and photo ops perfect for showing off your Derby-worthy ensemble, Bourbon Steak has thought of it all at its Annual Kentucky Derby Lawn Party.
Adventure Summer at the Princess
Apr 11, 2022

9 Must-Do Things at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess This Summer

Combine an Indiana Jones-like spirit of exploration with the rugged landscape of the Sonoran Desert and you get Adventure Summer at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Among the dozens of cool ideas to inspire your Arizona-sunny summer vacation, the hotel has some unbeatable offers available. Here is our list of the can’t-miss things to do at the Princess this summer.
Jan 20, 2022

Keeping Your Health Goals While On Vacation

Luckily for you, it is easier now more than ever to keep yourself on track while you travel. We will go over some tips and tricks to have you feeling confident next time you’re ready to escape for the weekend or take that business trip. Don’t worry, you can still have fun and make better choices at the same time!
Desert Getaway in Scottsdale
Dec 03, 2021

Top Things to Do This Winter in Scottsdale

Our desert paradise paints a scene for the perfect winter getaway. With endless events such as Christmas at the Princess and the Waste Management Phoenix Open, there is never a dull moment in Scottsdale.
Christmas at the Princess, Fairmont Scottsdale, Arizona
Nov 09, 2021

Top Insider Tips for a Very Merry Christmas at the Princess from Santa's Elves

Planning on attending this year's Christmas at the Princess festival? We look forward to welcoming you to our favorite holiday tradition in Scottsdale. With so much to do, and so many memories to make, we've asked Santa's favorite elves to give us their top seven tips for how to make the most of your Christmas at the Princess experience!
Sisley-Paris Spa at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, AZ
Oct 22, 2021

Top Fall & Winter Skincare Product Picks from a Sisley-Paris Spa Lead Aesthetician

Now that we’re heading into the cooler months here in Scottsdale, it’s time to consider adjusting your skincare routine to be more tailored to the seasons. While temperatures don’t drop too dramatically here in the valley, with the lack of summer humidity the air can become dry. Many of us also have pigmentation concerns that generally worsen during the warmer months when the sun is at its strongest. Add in any stress of returning to work or school, and it can be a recipe for dull, uneven, and flakey skin – which no one wants! Fortunately, Sisley-Paris has you covered with everything you need to treat your concerns and keep your skin hydrated in our wonderful fall and winter desert climate. Here are my top Sisley product picks for both those visiting Scottsdale, AZ as well as the locals who love to live here.
Sedona day trip
Apr 26, 2021

The Top 7 Reasons To Travel

If this past year has taught us anything, it’s that the world craves travel. In a Fall 2020 Amex Trendex report, American Express found that 48% of people surveyed reported that the inability to travel was causing them to feel anxious and stressed, and three out of four respondents cited travel as one of their most yearned for activities. But what exactly is it that compels us to travel? Here we explore the top 7 reasons people travel.
Wellness Retreats at Well & Being Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona
Apr 16, 2021

Reclaim Your Life with a Wellness Retreat in Scottsdale

When planned correctly, wellness retreats allow you to break away from your daily routine and reunite with your inner natural rhythms so you have the chance to build up your reserves and make sure your tank is full once you go back to tackle each day. Well & Being Spa at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess offers the ideal ambiance and programming for a wellness retreat. Join us on a journey to plan your next wellness retreat, and why it’s the answer you’ve been looking for to the change you want to see in your life.
Springtime girls trip at Sunset Beach, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Mar 12, 2021

8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Scottsdale This Spring

Spend just one day under the spring sun in Scottsdale, Arizona and you’ll understand why the city is considered one of the best places to vacation for family spring breaks, refreshing girl spa getaways, guys spring training baseball trips and more! Looking for somewhere beautiful? We’ve got natural wonders and the only blooming desert around. Looking for an easy and safe travel destination? Nearby Sky Harbor Airport offers non-stop flights from 114 different domestic destinations and 24 international destinations! Looking for a trip that will interest every member of the family? From world-class golf to world-class pools, Scottsdale is the playcation destination for all ages! Below are our top 8 reasons to visit Scottsdale this spring.
Feb 28, 2021

Spring Training 2021 Cactus League Schedule

My absolute favorite time of year is back again! Spring Training baseball is calling, and with more than 200 games all across the Phoenix-Scottsdale area, it's every baseball lover's dream destination February 28 through March 29, 2021. Get ready to play ball and cheer on your favorite team in sunny Arizona.
2021 Spring Training Cactus League Baseball
Feb 16, 2021

MLB Spring Training 2021: Everything You Need to Know

What will Spring Training in Arizona look like in 2021? What do you need to know? Here are all of the 2021 details to help you confidently plan your springtime Arizona getaway, as well as my very own top four must-dos for any fan!
2021 Astrological Spa Treatment Guide
Jan 11, 2021

What's Your Sign? How To Spa According to Your Horoscope

2021 is here, and we're all eagerly turning to the stars wondering what the year will bring. Whatever your sign, we could all use a little self-care spa day! That's why our experts at Well & Being Spa have put together their 2021 Astrological Spa Treatment Guide.
Oct 14, 2020

Discover Our Festive Fall Menus: A Q&A with Scottsdale's Top Chefs

Arizona’s best chefs love to let the wonderful fall season inspire them as they incorporate its freshest ingredients and flavors into their menus here at Fairmont Scottsdale. We sat down and asked our top chefs to tell us more about their favorite new dishes, menu pairings and Pumpkin Nights #AtThePrincess after-dinner treats.
2021 Wedding Floral Trends
Oct 05, 2020

2021 Micro-wedding & Minimony Floral Trends

Whether you’re newly engaged, or having to re-imagine your wedding due to the coronavirus pandemic, minimonies and micro-weddings are taking the industry by storm, bringing with them a fresh new landscape of preferred experiences, design elements, traditions and trends. And it’s no surprise the florals are an area making one of the biggest impacts. We asked one of our favorite florists, Corrina Chavez with The Studio at Cactus Flower, for her top minimony floral trends that are sweeping the world right now,
Meditation Types & Tips from Well & Being Spa Scottsdale
Sep 23, 2020

Discover The Best Meditation Style For You in 4 Simple Steps

Whether you’re looking to reduce stress or nourish your spirit, find stillness or flow through movement, there’s a meditation practice for you. Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone and try different forms. It often takes a little trial and error until you find the one that fits, but follow these three easy steps are you are well on your way!
Aug 04, 2020

Must-Try of the Moment: DIY Self-Care Kits

What if the ingredients to indulge in a little self-care from the comfort of your home were right at your fingertips? Fairmont Scottsdale's shopping gurus have you covered with beautifully customized social distancing survival kits that will help increase your body’s immunity while bringing the essence of the spa right to you.
Jul 24, 2020

Well & Being Spa's Top 3 Essential Skincare Tips For Mask Wearers

Skin suffering under your mask? Pamper it with these three tips from Well & Being Spa. They're easy to incorporate into your day-to-day skincare routine, while making a world of difference!
Jun 08, 2020

Quarantine Day Dreams: Plan The Perfect Arizona Vacation Now With Our Pinterest Guide

Where’s the first place you plan on visiting once you’re ready to travel again? We bet you’ve thought about it, and have your answer at the ready. Quarantine day dreams are just the exciting escape we all need right now—keeping us optimistic for a future filled with new people, places and adventures to explore.
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