Dear Industry Friends,

It's that exciting time of year again. Spring is popping up all around Sedona, with beautiful blossoms and green leaves making appearances around every corner. The days are getting longer and the sun is shining brighter, paving the way for a new season of growth and beauty. What a wonderful time to get out and enjoy the outdoors!

Finding paradise in Sedona is simple, but keeping it the Most Beautiful Place on Earth takes practice. Please help us encourage our visitors to follow the principles of Leave No Trace:

  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect Wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

Then, contribute to a thriving planet by upholding these values whereever you go, not only in nature but also in your everyday life. As the saying goes, "We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children."

Please let the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau assist you with itinerary ideas, obtaining FIT or group rates and information from their business partners.

We look forward to welcoming you and your clients to Sedona, the most beautiful place on Earth!
Sedona Updates
IPW
Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau will be participating in IPW in Anaheim, CA along with Courtyard by Marriott Sedona , Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock , and Rainbow Adventures ! Please request an appointment with us to discuss why you should consider Sedona in your programs!
Sedona Publications
Our official guides are here! The Experience Sedona Visitors Guide will help your clients get the insider track on 'must do's' when in Sedona. Designed with the MICE operators in mind, our Destination Event Planner is a comprehensive overview of Sedona's lodging, attractions, transportation and meeting venues.

To request guides and other complimentary information available for you and your clients, please contact Sachiko Sado, Director of Tourism Development .
American Airlines to offer new nonstop Phoenix-London flight
American Airlines will fly daily year-round from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to London Heathrow Airport beginning March 31, 2019. Before its first nonstop flight from Phoenix to London's Heathrow Airport even takes off, American Airlines is expanding the route, which was originally planned as a seasonal service, to a year-round service thanks to strong bookings from Europe. Sedona is two hours north of Phoenix, which is Sedona's main gateway city.
New Air Services to/from Flagstaff
United Airlines will provide daily nonstop services between Flagstaff and Denver International Airport starting March 31 to October 26, 2019. The route will fly seven days a week, with two flights per day.

American Airlines will provide daily nonstop flights between Flagstaff and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport starting April 2 to October 31, 2019. The route will fly two times a day, seven days a week.

Only 45-minute drive on one of the most scenic drives in Arizona on State Route 89A through Oak Creek Canyon will bring you from Flagstaff Pullium Airport to Sedona.
Sedona in Motion
Transportation improvements described in the City of Sedona's Transportation Master Plan are underway in Uptown Sedona starting on June 1, 2019. Two-way access will remain all the time but please expect delays once the projects starts. These projects, called Sedona in Motion , will be updated on the project webpage as projects progress.
 
Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at az511.gov , by calling 511 and through ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT. When a freeway closure or other major traffic event occurs, our free app available at ADOTAlerts.com will send critical information directly to app users in affected areas – where possible, in advance of alternate routes.  
Arts in Sedona
Sedona, ever-changing in a warm luscious light, mesmerizes artists, challenging them to capture its splendor. For decades Sedona has been the defining arts town of Arizona—an enclave of unmatched beauty pulsing with creative energy. Please enjoy Sedona's new arts video below, and consider incorporating vibrant Sedona arts scene in your Sedona itinerary!
Sedona Businesses
New Tour by Pink Jeep Tours
Pink® Adventure Tours takes you from Sedona to the magnificent Antelope Canyon—which is only accessible by guided tour—and famed Horseshoe Bend. Floodwater carved Lower Antelope Canyon to reveal and shape vibrant and colorful sandstone formations. Famous for its sun-flooded images, Lower Antelope Canyon is one of the world’s most desired photographic destinations.

Tour Highlights ( Watch the video here )
  • Spectacular 1 hour hike through
  • Lower Antelope Canyon with a local Navajo guide
  • Stunning vista at Horseshoe Bend during a 1.5 mile round trip hike
  • Enjoy lunch (included) at Glen Canyon Dam that formed Lake Powel
  • Shop at the historic Cameron
Approximately 11-hour Tour Includes
  • Hotel pickup in Sedona
  • Transportation to and from Sedona in a comfortable Ford Transit
  • All admission fees
  • Lunch and bottled water
Groome Transportation
 Offering the same great service with a fresh new look, Arizona Shuttle is now Groome Transportation . They offer 13 daily scheduled shuttle service between Sedona and Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. They also have o ver 20 years experience organizing charter service across the State for a variety of events.
Boxed Lunches for Your Tour Groups
 Canyon Breeze , in the heart of Uptown Sedona with stunning red rock views, welcomes tour buses daily! Enjoy a nice view and lunch with a 10% discount for each passenger on board. They have free bus parking with easy access to shops and galleries along with this restaurant featuring pizzas, salads, paninis, wraps, burgers, ice-cream, coffee, smoothies, juices, a full bar, and more! Or pick up box lunches, available with wraps or paninis, on your way to your next adventure. Call ahead and receive 15% off all to-go box lunches. For all call ahead orders please contact Angela Doyle at angelad@canyon-breeze.com or 928.282.2112.
Free Soul Mind/Body Education
Now there are five ways to get his " Scientific Vortex Information " by M.I.T. Honors Graduate and 39-year Sedona Resident, Pete A. Sanders Jr.; Print, e-mail, and Audible Book versions, plus Mr. Sanders' lectures on "How to Understand and Tap Sedona's Famous Vortexes, every Monday 1:00-2:30 p.m. at Los Abrigados Resort & Spa and every Thursday 5:30-7:00 p.m. at The Arabella Sedona . Programs for groups also available. His experience working with Sedona Yoga Festival and being part of their featured presenter, Mr. Sanders can help yoga retreat organizers to find what Sedona sites to go legally to best meet your needs and how to take your yoga practices to the next, higher, soul level.

http://www.freesoul.net | 928.282.9425 
Sedona Events

Sedona Hummingbird Festival : August 2-4, 2019
Red Rock Music Festival : September 2019
Sedona WineFest : September 28-29, 2019
Sedona Arts Festival : October 2019
Red Rocks Oktoberfest : October 2019  
Sedona Plein Air Festival : October 2019
Dia de los Muertos : November 2, 2019
Sedona Open Studios Tour : November 2019 
Tree Lighting and Santa Visit : December 6, 2019
46th Annual Festival of Lights : December 14, 2019
Red Rocks Music Festival : December 2019
Sedona VegFest : January 18-19, 2020
  RunSedona : February 1, 2020
Sedona International Film Festival : February 22 - March 1, 2020
Sedona Yoga Festival : March 2020


Director of Tourism Development
928.204.1123 (ext. 160)
 
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928.204.1123 (ext. 150)


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