Scottsdale Press Trips for WTMG Members Press Trips for WTMG Members

With a long list of things to do and to write about, Scottsdale, Arizona is perfect for the journalists looking for a new story to pitch.

The World Travel Media Guild (WTMG) will be happy to help members arrange for a trip to this exciting location. Both individual trips and trips for media groups can be arranged.

Here are just a few ideas for stories.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West – From the moment he first set eyes upon the Sonoran Desert in the late 1920s, Wright was smitten. He purchased land in what was then the distant outskirts of Scottsdale, where he spent more than two decades carving a residence and architecture school out of the McDowell Mountain foothills. Now a National Historic Landmark, Taliesin West celebrated 75 years in 2012.

Auto Week (January) – Car fans from around the world cruise into Scottsdale every January to be a part of the city’s month-long celebration of the automobile. Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction. The “World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction” featuring the finest selection of quality collector vehicles, art, fashion and more. Just down the road, Russo & Steele Collector Automobile Auction offers premium European Sports and American Muscle cars.

Native Trails – Experience a true sensory journey of Native American song and dancScottsdale-01e showcasing the vivid first nations of Arizona and North America at this free event. Native Trails brings together colorful dances, traditional costumes and inspirational music as an expression of the Native American community that continues to shape the city of Scottsdale and state of Arizona today.

Arizona Cowboy College (select dates throughout the year) – Arizona Cowboy College offers week-long sessions year-round at their equestrian center in Scottsdale. Promising more than trail rides and cookouts, Arizona Cowboy College features rigorous classes about cattle and horsemanship followed by an intense, on-the-range experience at an Arizona ranch.

Please contact Jim Thompson, for details and for the press contact if you are interested in a media trip to Scotsdale, Arizona.