For over the past 20 years, we’ve celebrated the Valley’s best. From the top businesses and professionals to the people who make it all happen, Arizona Foothills Magazine’s annual Best of Our Valley contest recognizes Arizona’s crème de la crème across more than 400 categories. From the best doctors and best resort down to the best cup of coffee you can find around town, each Best of titleholder is chosen by those who know the city best – our readers.
Each week, we’ll be highlighting individual winners from Best of Our Valley 2018, who share their advice, insights and thoughts on what it means to be a part of this exclusive list.
The Best of spotlight is on Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia, who claimed both Best Wedding Venue and Most Luxe Accommodations. Congrats, Omni Scottsdale!
AFM: In a brief 2-3 sentences, please tell us a little bit about Omni!
Omni Scottsdale (OS):The Omni Montelucia is a romantic destination inclusive of exquisite architectural details, tranquil fountains and floral walkways designed to transport guests to a place of rest and relaxation. Sip and savor distinct flavors at critically-acclaimed restaurants, or retreat to elegantly appointed guest rooms with picturesque views of Camelback Mountain. Bask in the Arizona sun at three pools or indulge in a soothing massage at the award-winning Joya Spa, featuring Arizona’s only authentic Hammam experience.
AFM: What does it mean to you to be a Best of Our Valley winner?
OS: It’s quite an honor to be recognized by such a prominent local publication. We always appreciate the support that the community provides us with and in exchange we love being able to provide a place for our guests to escape the everyday.
AFM: What’s your favorite part about being the Best of Our Valley’s Best Wedding Venue + Most Luxe Accommodations?
OS: Omni’s goal is to provide a backdrop in creating the more cherished memories, so being a favorite for weddings and celebrations is so meaningful to the entire team as they put their heart and soul into their work.
AFM: What advice would you give to others to be the “best” in your field?
OS: It all starts with the company’s beliefs and core values. At Omni, the needs of its guests, associates and owners is in the forefront of decision making. Working in a culture that celebrates teamwork, creativity and empowerment allows each associate the ability to provide superior service naturally.
AFM: Have you seen any benefits as a result of being a BOOV winner?
OS: We are humbled by the honor of being a repeat favorite with AZFoothills readers and appreciate the opportunity to share more Omni moments with this loyal fan base.
AFM: How do you put your “best” foot forward every day?
OS: We continually strive for excellence in everything we do. At the Omni everything is a team effort and going above and beyond for our guests is second nature.
Be sure to get your copy of the April 2018 ‘Best of Our Valley’ issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun.
Interested in participating or want to recommend a business, professional or individual for Best of Our Valley? Best of Our Valley 2019 is now accepting nominations. Click here to find out more!