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Sep 09, 2013, 15:30 ET

Visit Phoenix spearheads sales, advertising blitz in D.C.

 Commuters hailing a cab or waiting for public transit in Washington D.C. this month are likely to get a glimpse of iconic Phoenix imagery...

May 07, 2013, 08:01 ET

National Travel And Tourism Week Spotlights Benefits Of Travel To Greater Phoenix

 The Greater Phoenix CVB and local area CVBs hosted a media brunch at the Desert Botanical Garden in their new restaurant, Gertrudes, on...

Aug 02, 2011, 12:39 ET

Pentecostal Group's Convention Injects $43 Million Into Phoenix Economy

The latest wave of visitors to flood Phoenix this summer rolls into downtown this week when almost 30,000 members of the Assemblies of God begin...

Dec 14, 2010, 05:00 ET

One-Stop Visitor Information and Accommodations for all Greater Phoenix College Bowl Games are Featured on VisitPhoenix.com

Visitor information for football fans traveling to Greater Phoenix from across the country can now be accessed at VisitPhoenix.com. From...

Sep 17, 2010, 19:59 ET

Phoenix Hosts 1500 Top Level Corporate Real Estate Executives

September 19-21 Forum of Corporate Thought Leaders to Address Economic Issues, and Invest in Phoenix communities The Phoenix Convention Center...

Feb 04, 2010, 06:01 ET

VisitPhoenix.com Launches Redesigned Site

Official website of Greater Phoenix CVB adds custom itinerary builder, Google maps, user-generated reviews, social-media content and new mobile...

Nov 13, 2009, 04:00 ET

Greenbuild Brings $30 Million Stimulus to Phoenix

The 25,000 environmentally conscious builders who figuratively painted downtown Phoenix green this week left behind a different sort of green...

Sep 22, 2009, 15:35 ET

New Research Estimates City of Phoenix Hotels Generate Over $166 Million in Property and Sales Tax Revenue Annually

Follows on the Heels of New National Study Revealing ROI of Business Travel A recent survey of Phoenix hotels has found that the tax impact...

May 18, 2009, 08:45 ET

Greater Phoenix CVB Honors City of Phoenix, Suns Execs

Visionaries look beyond the challenges of today to capture the promise of tomorrow. On May 27, the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau...

Mar 19, 2009, 06:15 ET
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 03/19/2009

Top Meeting Planners Get an Eyeful of the New-and-Improved Phoenix

Seeing is believing in Phoenix. Such was the mindset behind the largest customer event ever hosted by the Greater Phoenix Convention &...

Feb 25, 2009, 16:04 ET

In Greater Phoenix, the 'Old Ballgame' Never Looked So Good

Dodgers, Indians, White Sox Christen New Stadiums for Start of Spring Training Cactus League Spring Training cracks to life today across Greater...

Feb 24, 2009, 12:55 ET

'Spring Stimulus' Package Encourages Visitors and Locals Alike to Relish Greater Phoenix's Peak Tourist Season

Taking a cue from the federal government, the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau has put together a stimulus package designed to help...

Feb 06, 2009, 05:45 ET

Hot Rates, Free Tickets on visitphoenix.com Make NBA All-Star Experience Accessible for Fans and Families

First 100 people to book get passes to All-Star Jam Session, Rookie Challenge Fans who want to experience the weeklong festival of events that...

Jan 16, 2009, 13:35 ET

This Weekend, All Roads Lead to Greater Phoenix

America's sunniest metropolis welcomes NFL fans, marathoners, car collectors, gay cowboys and cosmetic salespeople The weekend forecast for...

Apr 14, 2008, 01:00 ET

Tax Rebates, Summer Specials Make Greater Phoenix an Inviting Destination for Budget-Conscience Vacationers

PHOENIX, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new study published by the University of Tennessee, the federal government's...

Feb 08, 2008, 00:00 ET
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 06/17/2004

Greater Phoenix CVB Kicks It With Booking Over 6000 Hotel Room Nights on President's Day Weekend for Prominent Local Soccer Club

PHOENIX, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 29th Annual Presidents' Day Tournament coordinated by local soccer club, SC del Sol, is one of...

Jan 24, 2008, 00:00 ET

Greater Phoenix Gears Up for Super Bowl Frenzy

PHOENIX, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- - Greater Phoenix is ready for its close-up. America's sunniest metropolis is putting on...

Jan 23, 2008, 00:00 ET
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 06/17/2004

Greater Phoenix Gears up for Super Bowl Frenzy

PHOENIX, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greater Phoenix is ready for its close-up. (LOGO:...

Dec 19, 2007, 00:00 ET
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 06/17/2004

Bowl-Bound Oklahoma Fans Can Expect a Warm Welcome in Phoenix

PHOENIX, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- - Nobody deserves a sun-filled getaway to Greater Phoenix more than residents of the Sooner State....

Dec 12, 2007, 00:00 ET

Fiesta Bowl-Bound West Virginia Fans Can Expect a Warm Welcome in Phoenix

PHOENIX, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Greater Phoenix and West Virginia have a lot in common. Their histories were both enriched by Native Americans....