Author: Maralyn D. Hill

What’s New In Phoenix July 2018

City News  |  Resort News  |  Sports/Golf  |  Spa | Dining |  Arts, Culture & Entertainment CITY NEWS Marriott International purchased the Sheraton Grand Phoenix hotel in downtown Phoenix. As part of Marriott International’s plan to transform Sheraton properties, the hotel will undergo a massive renovation of the guest rooms and public spaces beginning in 2019. Read more RESORT NEWS Celebrate the season at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess with their “Best. Summer. Ever.” package. Activities include water slides, H2/Glow nighttime pool parties, dive-in movies, virtual reality roller coasters, a Mermaid University, pirate treasure hunts, fishing derbies and more. Read more ARTS, CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT Exercise your brain at the Arizona Science Center’s brand-new exhibit – A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature. Guests will explore a seemingly infinite repeating pattering of mirrors and discover a small secret room full of bonus puzzles, imagery and artifacts while embracing their inner adventurer. Read more DINING NEWS Downtown Phoenix favorite Angels Trumpet Ale House is opening a second location in Arcadia. The mid-century modern space will also feature a craft cocktail lounge Tall Glass. The eatery is set to open its doors in August 2018. Read more Visit Phoenix offers Customized Media Tours to aid qualified journalists. View complete list of upcoming group media tours. Submit a request for Individual Media Tour For more information on these events, story ideas or press tours please contact the Visit Phoenix Media Relations Department. Media Contacts: Doug MacKenzie | Director of Media Relations | dmackenzie@visitphoenix.com Trish Lanteigne | Media...

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NRDC Wars of High Gas Prices and Weak Fuel Standards

AS HOLIDAY TRAVEL BEGINS, NRDC WARNS OF HIGH PRICE OF WEAK FUEL STANDARDS Rollback Would Spike Fuel Costs, Especially in CO, OH, MI, PA, VA. WASHINGTON, D.C. – NEWS ADVISORY – As travelers hit the road for July –Fourth, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is alerting consumers to the potential harm to consumers and the U.S. economy of the Trump administration’s plan to roll back fuel economy standards. NRDC estimates how much more consumers would pay to be on the road nationally and in five states:  Colorado, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Trump’s rollback of clean car standards would...

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Make a Grape Blush? Royal Wine has the 411 and other Chillouts

 For Immediate Release:  Contact: Vicki Garfinkel, VICKIGJ PR, 973-519-8926, vicki@vickigjpr.com Bayonne, NJ, JUNE 25, 2018 – Rosé wine is a summertime favorite, and with good reason: it’s light, cool, and delicious with everything from grilled meat to fruit to ice cream. So how do you make wine blush? It sounds like the beginning of a corny joke, but the answer is actually fairly scientific and a little bit surprising. “You’d think that pink wine is a blend of red and white, but that’s not usually the case,” explains Gabriel Geller, Vice President of Public Relations for The Royal Wine...

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Harbor View Hotel Martha’s Vineyard

  ✦ ✦ ✦ MEDIA ALERT ✦ ✦ ✦   A holistic retreat on Martha’s Vineyard: Harbor View Hotel announces summer Core Getaways     WHAT:           Harbor View Hotel will host two three-day Core Getaways for wellness-minded visitors to Martha’s Vineyard. Led by Heidi Winslow, founder of Core Retreats, the sessions teach simple techniques to bring mindful fitness, nutrition and meditation into participants’ lives, while making the most of the island’s beautiful setting.   Each day begins with morning meditation, followed by a mindfulness and meditation class, and Core Connect Method class. Afternoons are free for participants to pursue the...

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Orlando International Airport – First US Airport to Commit to Facial Recognition Technology

       NEWS RELEASE                                       Office of Public Affairs June 22, 2018 Contact: CBP Public Affairs (202) 344-1780 CBP Advances Biometric Exit Mission as Orlando International Airport Becomes First US Airport to Commit to Facial Recognition Technology CBP’s partnership with MCO will transform the passenger experience for arriving and departing travelers ORLANDO—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) announced today joint efforts to advance the biometric exit mandate and transform the traveler experience at Orlando International...

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