Sheraton Designates First North American Grand Resort

PHOENIX—Sheraton Hotels & Resorts has designated Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa as the first Sheraton Grand resort in North America, entering into the brand’s upper tier of hotels. Joining 24 other Sheraton Grand properties worldwide, the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass is recognized as a heritage resort with distinctive architecture, design, amenities and personalized service, according to Sheraton.

“Sheraton Grand celebrates the brand’s best-in-class hotels, each hand selected based on a specific list of criteria ranging from sophisticated design and sought-after destinations, to unrivaled standards of service and impressive hotel amenities. We are very proud to recognize the exemplary hotel offering for both guests and the local community at Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass and welcome them to this premier tier,” said Dave Marr, global brand leader for Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. “We understand the need to better match guest expectations for the brand. Sheraton Grand answers that need and continues to celebrate standout hotels such as Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, further reinforcing Sheraton as a trusted voice in global travel.”

The property is located on Sonoran desert land near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. It features contemporary and culturally authentic artwork and details that reflect the traditions of the Pima and Maricopa people, according to the company. The hotel features the Aji Spa using indigenous Native treatments, a 36-hole golf course, the Koli Equestrian Center and River with water sports and boat rides. In addition, the property has 150,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space.

“We are honored to be associated with fellow hoteliers at Sheraton Grand properties around the globe who are known for delivering luxury to world travelers through excellence in service,” said GM Bunty Ahamed. “This recognition affirms the passion, talent and commitment of our team toward luxury and quality.”