Among the latest offerings designed with groups in mind is the 453-room JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
's new 15,000-square-foot Paradise Ballroom, which includes 20,000 square feet of outdoor prefunction space. The Royal Palms Resort & Spa
has added two outdoor venues, the Camelback Vista and the Orange Grove. Highlighting the dramatic Camelback Mountain views, the venues give the 119-room property an extra 3,596 square feet of function space.
The Talking Stick Resort
, the gaming property that had been closed for a month last summer due to damage sustained during a seasonal monsoon, reopened in September, fully restored.
At the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
, a renovation of its 210 casitas, suites and public space has been unveiled. The property has updated its lobby with new furnishings and décor that complement the space's valley views, added flat-screen TVs to the patios of 100 casitas and suites, and opened a Spanish steak house called Talavera.
More luxury is coming this spring with the debut of the 200-room Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley
. The resort will offer spectacular views of Camelback Mountain, modern and sleek interiors, and a 400-foot pool. Also on-site will be a 14,000-square-foot spa, a citrus orchard and 20,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor meeting space.