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The AAA Five Diamond Phoenician is consistently recognized as one of the world’s finest resorts, receiving honors for a variety of services and programs, from dining to golf.

The Resort

Automobile Association of America
The Phoenician: Five Diamond Award, 2013 – 9th consecutive year
The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician:
Five Diamond Award, 2013– 6th consecutive year

Forbes Travel (formerly Mobil)
The Phoenician: Four Star Award, 2010 – 8th consecutive year
The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician:
Five Star Award, 2013 – 1st Year

Forbestraveler.com
Top 400 World’s Best Hotels & Resorts, 2008

Condé Nast Traveler Magazine
Gold List World’s Best Places to Stay, 2012 – 8th consecutive year
Reader’s Choice Awards-Top U.S. Resorts, 2009 – 3rd consecutive year

Travel + Leisure Magazine
Top 50 Resorts in the U.S. and Canada, 2010
Top 500 World’s Best Hotels, 2012 – 7th consecutive year
World’s Best Hotels for Families, 2009
Top 100 U.S. Hotels, 2008

World Travel Awards
North America’s Leading Resort 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2013

Celebrated Living – American Airlines Magazine
Top 20 Best Hotels in U.S., 2009 – 3rd consecutive year
Reader’s Choice Platinum List, 2009, 2011, 2012

Arizona Hotel & Lodging Association
Guest Service Employee of the Year – Il Terrazzo Server, Christine Lam, 2012
Guest Relations Award –  Arizona Hotel and Lodging Association (Six Sigma Kaizen Program) 2011
Guest Service Employee of the Year – Concierge Supervisor, Michelle Caldwell, 2009

New England Travel & Leisure Magazine
World’s Best Hotels, 2009

U.S News and World ReportBest Hotels an the USA, 2013 – 3rd consecutive year

Andrew Harper’s Hideaway ReportGrand Award – The Canyon Suites, 2013

Global Traveler Magazine
Best Resorts in US and Canada, 2012

Phoenix Business Journal
Best Place to Work (Large Company), 2012

Ranking Arizona
Best of Arizona, Resorts/Hotels, 2012

Meetings

Corporate Board Member Magazine
Top Board Retreat Destination, 2005
(Awarded to only 10 in the country)

Meetings & Conventions Magazine
Gold Elite, 2004, 2009
Gold Platter Award, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2010
Golf Key Award, 1989-2012 – 13 consecutive years
Hall of Fame Award, Gold Key 2010, 2011

Corporate Meetings & Incentives Magazine
Paragon Award, 2004, 2006
Award of Excellence 2007

Travel + Leisure Magazine
World’s Best Business Hotels List 2011

Ranking Arizona
Best of Arizona, Meeting/Convention Centers, 2012

Successful Meetings Magazine
Pinnacle Award, 2011, 2012

Smart Meetings Magazine
Platinum Choice Award, 2010

Meetings West Magazine
Best in the West Award, 2009, 2011

Golf

The Golfer Magazine

Condé Nast Traveler Magazine
Annual Golf Poll, Top 125 Golf Resorts, 2011, 2012
Annual Golf Poll, Top 80 Golf Resorts, 2010

Golf World Business Magazine
World’s Top 100 Golf Shops, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011

World Travel Awards
North America’s Leading Golf Resort, 2001, 2005, 2007

Luxury Golf & Travel Magazine
Top 50 Golf Resorts, 2006

Corporate & Incentive Travel Magazine
Greens of Distinction, 2007

Golf Digest Magazine
75 Best Golf Resorts, 2006
Top 75 Golf Resorts in America, 2004, 2009
100 Best Golf Shops, 2004

Golf Magazine
Top 75 Golf Resorts in America, 2009

Meetings & Conventions Magazine
Gold Tee Award, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010

Travel + Leisure Golf Magazine
Southwest Best for Family Trips, 2006 – 2008
Southwest Best Restaurants, 2006
Southwest Best Golf Resort, 2006, 2007
Southwest Best Spa/Gym, 2006
Best Golf Resort in the U.S. – #3

Golf for Women Magazine
25 Best Family Golf Resorts, 2007

Phoenix New Times
Best Summer Golf Course, 2011

Culinary Awards

Team USA, World Pastry Cup
Roy Pell, Pastry Chef, 2009

NACE Competition
Daniela Arini, Assistant Pastry Chef, 3rd place, 2009

Phoenix New Times
Best Bread for Dessert – Chocolate Cherry Sourdough Bread,
Ben Hershberger, Master Baker, 2009

Cheers Magazine Beverage Excellence Award
Industry Innovator of the Year – Mac Gregory, Director of
Food and Beverage, 2010

Cheers Magazine, Best Chain Spirits Program
The Phoenician, 2010
Best Chain Spirits Program
The Phoenician, 2010
Best Signature Drink (Bellini)
The Phoenician, 2011

San Francisco Worlds Spirits Competition
Mac Gregory, Director of Food and Beverage, Judge, 2010

Arizona Republic
30 Tastemakers Who Have Let Phoenix Area Food Revolution
Paul Carter, Executive Chef, 2011

Il Terrazzo
Automobile Association of America
Four Diamond Award, 2013 – 5th consecutive year

Wine Spectator, Best of Award of Excellence
The Phoenician, 2012 – 4th consecutive year

J&G Steakhouse
Automobile Association of America
Four Diamond Award, 2011 – 2nd consecutive year

Wine Spectator
Award of Excellence, 2009, 2010, 2011
Best of Award of Excellence, 2012

Lobby Tea Court

OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award
Top Best Restaurants in America, 2013

azcentral.com Critics’ Choice
Best Place for Afternoon Tea, 2009

The Centre for Well-Being

Spa Week
Best Massage – Luxe Award, 2007

Condé Nast Traveler Magazine
2013 Reader’s Poll – Top 270 Spas
Top 100 Resort Spas, US Mainland – 2012
Top Spas in North America & Caribbean, 2006
Top 55 Spas in North America & Caribbean – #30, 2007
Top 54 Spas in North America & Caribbean – #13, 2008
Top 38 Resort Spas – #24, 2009

Spa Asia Magazine
Top 150 World-Class Spas, 2006

Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce
Best Place to Rejuvenate, 2005

Forbes Travel (formerly Mobil)
Top Spas – Four Stars, 2010 – 5th consecutive year

Travel + Leisure Magazine
Reader’s Choice Awards, Top 25 Best Hotel Spas in U.S., 2003
World’s Best Spas, Winning Retreats, 2009, 2010

Arizona Foothills Magazine
Best Spa in Arizona, 2004

Spa Magazine
Silver Sage Awards – Favorite Resort/Hotel Spa, 2009, 2011

Corporate & Incentive Travel Magazine
Award of Excellence, 2007

Tennis

Tennis Industry Magazine
50 Greatest U.S. Tennis Resorts List

Tennischannel.com
Top Spots for a Tennis Vacation, 2006

Tennis Resorts Online
Top 100 Tennis Resorts and Camps, 2009
World’s Top 75 Tennis Resorts, 2005
Top 25 Best Tennis Resorts in U.S., 2004

Tennis Magazine
50 Greatest Tennis Resorts in U.S., 2006

Green Efforts

Arizona Hotel & Lodging Association
Good Earthkeeping Award, 2007
Green Certification, 2010

IStayGreen.com
Green Eco Leaf Rating, 2010

Energard Technologies
Top 10 Best Performances, Energy Conservation, 2007
Top 10 Best Performances, Creative Contribution, 2007