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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (April 20, 2018) – Break out the sunglasses, sandals and swimsuits – things are heating up in Scottsdale. While the mercury climbs to triple-digit temperatures, the City’s luxury resort rates drop as much as 60 percent off, making the summer months a prime time for deal-seekers with an itch to get away. ItsThatHot.com is a one-stop shop for planning the ultimate summer vacation; whether that means fun for the whole family, resetting with rest and relaxation or letting loose as the life of the party. Scottsdale has something for every style with deals not to be missed.


Family Time

  • Fairmont Scottsdale Princess: Rates are starting at $199, and guests who book the “Best. Summer. Ever.package receive a $50 per night resort credit and a complimentary photo session (reservations required), so you can ‘gram a family photo. Valid May 28- Sept. 4.

Rest & Relaxation

  • Hermosa Inn: Rates start at $149 and with the “Summer in Paradise” package, guests receive a daily $25 food credit, an array of poolside treats to enjoy while sunbathing and two drink vouchers, upon check-in. Valid May 20- Sept. 30.

 Life of the Party

  • Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa: Rates start at $169 and include a waived $39 resort fee, daily breakfast for two in Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen, four daily drinks (cocktails poolside, anyone?) and more.


Family Time

  • Octane Raceway: Get the blood pumping in the cool air by putting the pedal to the metal and zipping around this indoor track at 45 mph. Receive $5 off two races, $5 off one virtual reality session or $5 off one $20 game card. Valid May 7- July 27.

Rest & Relaxation

  • The Phoenician Spa: Unwind at the brand-new, three-story spa to take advantage of this special offer: buy-one, receive a second treatment of equal or lesser value for 50 percent off. Valid May 25- August 31.

 Life of the Party

  • Hot Air Expeditions: Views of the Sonoran Desert are beautiful from ground level, but even more breathtaking from above. Soar with the sunrise for $20 off per person with Hot Air Expeditions. Valid May 20- Sept. 20


The Hottest Race on Earth Return on June 16

  • Scottsdale Fahrenheit Festival: The hottest race on earth returns after five years. Beat the heat and run in the summer sun to celebrate hottest day ever recorded in Phoenix metro area: 122° in 1990. Great precautions will be taken for Scottsdale Beat the Heat. Runners will be strongly encouraged to visit with a doctor before registering, even seeking their permission. As was done in 2013, there will be several tele-conference calls for runners with medical professionals prior to the event to help prepare runners for the extreme heat. 




Laura McMurchie, Vice President of Communication
Experience Scottsdale
480-429-2253, lmcmurchie@experiencescottsdale.com

Jennifer Duffy, Director of Communications
Experience Scottsdale
480-889-2716, jduffy@experiencescottsdale.com

Christina La Porte, Communications Manager
Experience Scottsdale
480-889-2709, claporte@experiencescottsdale.com

Emily Lawrence, Communications Coordinator
Experience Scottsdale
480-424-1958, elawrence@experiencescottsdale.com