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  City seeking host duties for 2009 & 2013 (MESA, Ariz.) - City of Mesa officials have announced that Mesa was selected as a finalist to host the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division II Baseball Tournament in 2009 and 2013. Mesa was selected as a finalist city along with traditional baseball hotbeds. A decision is expected this week on which city will be awarded the tournament. The Mesa Convention & Visitors Bureau, City of Mesa, Grand Canyon University and the Phoenix Regional Sports Commission were instrumental in securing Mesa as a finalist city. The NCAA

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 12:00 AM by Visit Mesa


The 2009 Official Mesa Visitors Guide , published by the Mesa Convention & Visitors Bureau, is hot off the presses and available now for visitors and residents wanting to know more about Mesa’s popular tourism offerings. This year’s Official Mesa Visitors Guide includes full-length features paired with comprehensive listings on Mesa businesses in the following categories: Museum & Cultural Venues, Attractions & Activities, Golf, Sports & Recreation, Dining & Nightlife and Shopping.   Special listings in this year’s 64-page book include themed Kid’s Activities, a

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 12:00 AM by Visit Mesa


Low-cost airline, Allegiant Air, LLC, is gearing up for a busy winter tourism season adding five new markets to their already impressive roster of favorite small cities across America. The airline is the only commercial carrier flying into Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport , a dynamic reliever airport to Phoenix ’s Sky Harbor International Airport servicing the east Phoenix metropolitan area which includes Mesa – Arizona ’s third-largest city.   Beginning this October, the airline will provide the only non-stop, low-cost service to the following new cities from Mesa, Ariz.: Eugene, Medford and

SUMMER NIGHTS IN MESA KEEP VISITORS AND RESIDENTS COOL When the sun goes down, it doesn’t mean mom, dad and the kids need to go to bed. Below are some fun and exciting activities taking place this summer in Mesa – at night!    Splash, swim and slide after sunset as part of NightSplash at Golfland Sunsplash. Offered every Friday night in June & July, and Saturday nights in August - Night Splash is a chance to enjoy all the slides, wave pools and water fun without the sun. Open from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.   The Arizona Museum of Natural History will host three

MESA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU CELEBRATES 25 YEARS WITH SUMMER SAVINGS FOR VISITORS Online Discount Card at Provides Savings at   Mesa Attractions, Hotels, Museums – Kick Off to Bureau’s 25 th Anniversary   April 28, 2008 ( MESA , Ariz. ) – The year was 1983 and Mesa was a budding tourism destination having served for decades prior as a winter haven for sun-bound travelers. Hotel developments were springing up across Mesa and the city collected its first-ever bed-tax revenue check thereby establishing the Mesa Convention &

WHAT’S NEW IN MESA , ARIZONA : SUMMER 2008 & BEYOND Attractions Updates, New Hotels & Shopping, Meetings Activities, Airport Developments, Mesa CVB News, Noteworthy Events and More! April 21, 2008 (MESA, Ariz.) – Mesa, Arizona is fast becoming the Valley’s next urban hot spot boasting an assortment of new tourism developments with more on the horizon. Located in the Valley of the Sun just minutes from Phoenix and Scottsdale, Mesa has long been revered as a winter haven offering premier accommodations, golf and an enviable location boasting a close

MESA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU OFFERS ONE-STOP SHOPPING FOR SPRING & SUMMER VACATION PACKAGES Package Options Include Water Adventure, Wild West, NASCAR, Romance, Family Fun, Build-Your-Own & More March 5, 2008 ( MESA , Ariz. ) – With most of the U.S. still under a layer of snow, there has never been a better time to consider a getaway to sunny Arizona . The warm season is already beckoning travelers to Mesa with spring temperatures on the rise and baseball’s boys of summer back on the field training throughout the Valley of the Sun. New this year for budget-minded travelers is

Friday, August 17, 2007 12:00 AM by Visit Mesa

Book Mesa for an Executive Retreat

Mesa offers all the benefits and comforts of a large city, and executives can book their retreat at any of three full-service upscale hotels and take advantage of being close to a recreation paradise. The Arizona Golf Resort offers a conference center and a beautiful Southwestern Courtyard perfect for entertaining. And you can complete your days with a round of golf on the resort's own 18-hole championship course. The Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa features meeting space with on-sight banquet and catering to service you executive meeting needs. Among the top 10 largest meeting facilities in the

Friday, August 17, 2007 12:00 AM by Visit Mesa

Mesa is Family-Friendly

Mesa offers all the comforts of a city while also being close to outdoor adventure. There are six lakes and two rivers within 60 miles of Mesa that let you experience desert boating, swimming, fishing, sailing, and water skiing, or you can hop on a rubber raft and float leisurely along the cool waters of the Salt River. You can board the Dolly Steamboat , a "Mark Twain” replica of a sternwheeler paddleboat, and cruise Canyon Lake on a 90-minute adventure. You'll see breathtaking canyons and mountain vistas, towering Saguaro cacti and desert wildflowers, and maybe, if you look

Experience first-hand what it's like to be a "fighter pilot” or “air show performer” and actually fly the plane at Fighter Combat International. And no experience is required!  Fighter Combat International’s air combat school in Mesa specializes in providing the general public the opportunity of enjoying this exciting and breathtaking outdoor adventure activity with real fighter pilots in real aerobatic aircraft. This is not a simulation. This is flying real air combat under the guidance of a real air combat fighter pilot instructor in real aircraft. Visit or phone