Scottsdale resort accepted into luxury hotels association

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch -- Paradise Park Lawn (submitted photo)

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch — Paradise Park Lawn (submitted photo)

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, A Destination Hotel has been accepted as the newest Member of Associated Luxury Hotels International.

The transformed Scottsdale resort reopened in September 2015 upon the completion of an extensive $10 million renovation.

Previously known as the Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center, the independent resort is now represented by ALHI to the North American M.I.C.E. marketplace. The announcement was made by Jim Schultenover, president of ALHI, according to a press release.

Ideally situated between the pristine Sonoran Desert and the vibrant restaurant, shopping, gallery and club scene of Scottsdale, The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch is a AAA Four-Diamond resort that features 326 guest rooms and suites, each with the décor and residential ambiance of private haciendas.

With more than 100,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, the resort features 50 meeting rooms accommodating groups of 10 to 1,200.

As part of the $10 million renovation, The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch significantly expanded and upgraded its outdoor meeting and event space, enhanced its guest rooms, opened two new restaurants (including the premier Kitchen West Restaurant), opened the new Bar Six40, and renovated its lobby.

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch joins as ALHI’s sixth member hotel in Arizona.

“Meeting professionals will absolutely love the beautifully transformed Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch,” stated ALHI President Jim Schultenover, in the release. “The $10 million renovation touched nearly all aspects of the hotel, to bring the resort to an even higher level. We are very proud to represent this fine resort to the meetings & incentive marketplace, which will help address the high demand for meetings at luxury hotels and resorts in Arizona.”

For more information visit alhi.com .

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