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THE PHOENICIAN CAPTURES THE SPIRIT OF THE SEASON WITH TRADITIONAL AND ORIGINAL OFFERINGS

Cactus Garden Light Tour; “Up and Away Winter Holiday” and Chic New Year’s Eve Party

Provide Memorable Experiences for All

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (December 9, 2013) – Arizona’s premier AAA Five Diamond resort destination makes this December truly festive with an enticing lineup of timeless Phoenician activities and new signature offerings.  Select pursuits include:

EVENING CACTUS GARDEN LIGHT TOUR

6 p.m. – Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in December

Complimentary to registered guests and the general public (Meet at Grape & Grain retail shop)

A narrated tour through the resort’s two-acre desert retreat – featuring 250 varieties cacti and succulents – adorned with holiday lights. Reservations required through Concierge Desk (480) 423-2572.

DADDY-DAUGHTER TEA

11 a.m.-Noon – Monday, December 23, in The Lobby Tea Court

$25 per person

Open to registered guests, as well as the general public

A heart-warming tradition that is sure to delight, featuring a “kid-approved” menu, freshly-baked scones with Devonshire cream and jam; as well as desserts. Reservations required at (480) 423-2530.

CHRISTMAS DAY BRUNCH

Seatings 10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Wednesday, December 25, in Il Terrazzo

$95 per adult; children 3-12 years old, half price

Open to registered guests, as well as the general public

Featuring a carving station of prime rib and honey-glazed ham; breakfast classics including brioche French toast and made-to-order omelets; a sushi and raw bar; seasonal fruit; and a pasta and risotto bar – all complemented by a selection of house-made pastries and desserts by Executive Pastry Chef Roy Pell. Unlimited sparkling wine is included. Reservations required at (480) 423-2530.

HOLIDAY DINNER AT J&G STEAKHOUSE

Seatings 5-10 p.m. — Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25

$54 per adult

Open to registered guests, as well as the general public

Presenting a three-course prix fix menu. Select offerings include roasted butternut squash salad, Skuna Bay salmon, grilled New York strip steak, warm chocolate cake and a red velvet ice cream sundae. Reservations required at (480) 214-8000.

PHOENIX ART MUSEUM – READ MY PINS: THE MADELEINE ALBRIGHT COLLECTION

11 a.m. – Friday, December 27

Complimentary to registered guests only

A private tour of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s personal jewelry collection, featuring an extensive assortment of unique pins. Reservations required at (480) 423-2572.

UP AND AWAY WINTER HOLIDAY

4-7 p.m. – Saturday, December 28, at Jokake Inn

Complimentary to registered guests and the general public

An enchanting evening complete with rides in a tethered hot air balloon, a falcon show, and a horse-drawn carriage. Children can visit with Frosty the Snowman while sipping homemade hot chocolate. Real falling snow and holiday carolers create a charming winter backdrop.

NEW YEAR’S EVE SPORTS ZONE

11 a.m.-Midnight – Tuesday, December 3, at Relish Burger Bistro

Open to registered guests, as well as the general public

Sit back, relax and catch the latest sports on flat screen televisions while enjoying a gourmet burger and a variety of sumptuous starters. Partake in a friendly game of darts, foosball or shuffleboard, before watching the ball drop at midnight.

“CLASSIC IS COOL AGAIN” NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION  

5 p.m.-1 a.m. – Tuesday, December 31, in The Thirsty Camel Lounge

Open to registered guests, as well as the general public

Glam up and ring in the New Year in exquisite style at our inaugural “Classic is Cool Again” New Year’s Eve event. Enjoy time-honored cocktails and appetizers created with a contemporary Phoenician twist, along with party favors, live entertainment, and a celebratory midnight champagne toast – all in a fun, retro setting. Reservations are not required.  No cover charge.  Tables may be booked at $75 per person.

HOLIDAY DINNERS TO-GO

Pick-up Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25, at the Café and Ice Cream Parlor

Starting at $195; Serves 8-10

Available to local residents only

The Phoenician’s award-winning culinary team has created a menu featuring roasted turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, maple-glazed yams, apple-sage stuffing, vegetables, rolls with butter, and pecan and pumpkin pies.  Additional enhancements are available, including lobster bisque, jumbo shrimp cocktail, artisan breads, freshly baked cookies, and expertly paired fine wines.  Orders must be made by Monday, December 23, by calling (480) 423-2530.

For a complete list of dining options and holiday happenings, please call (480) 941-8200, (800) 888-8234 or visit www.thephoenician.com.

Located at the base of Camelback Mountain, the 250-acre Phoenician offers two exquisite experiences – a 583-room AAA Five Diamond luxury resort hotel and an exclusive Five Diamond, Forbes Five-Star boutique hotel, The Canyon Suites — at one magnificent destination.  The property features elegant, residential-style accommodations, distinctive and tantalizing cuisine across such restaurants as Il Terrazzo, J&G Steakhouse and Relish Burger Bistro, a championship golf course, 11 tennis courts, nine swimming pools, The Centre for Well-Being and Salon Mila spa complex, an activities program for all ages and interests, numerous boutique shops, and a $25 million art collection. In addition to these offerings, the stylish 60-room Canyon Suites provides more intimate surroundings and enhanced services, creating an atmosphere of uncompromising splendor.  Both The Phoenician and The Canyon Suites are owned and operated by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., as part of The Luxury Collection. For additional information, please call (480) 941-8200; (800) 888-8234 or visit www.thephoenician.com.

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