Blogs: Red Rock News

New Chamber Plans Blossom

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 14, 2018   Autumn is coming to Red Rock Country, and the air is clearing in more ways than one!  Sedona’s first Sustainable Tourism Plan is in sharper focus following two public...
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Tourism Visioning Sessions a Hit; Online Opportunity Starts Today

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 7, 2018   Thank you to all for the fantastic turnout we had this week at our Sustainable Tourism Plan Visioning Sessions at the Sedona Rouge Hotel and Spa. The excellent participation...
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Sedona Chamber of Commerce renews vision for the future

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 31, 2018   The passage of Home Rule Tuesday is a victory for local control and a salute to Sedona’s common sense. Sedonans recognized what was at stake and chose wisely, keeping...
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Sedona is a Shared National Treasure

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 24, 2018   Sedona residents are privileged and blessed to be living in one of the most beautiful places on Earth.  We enjoy magnificent surroundings, clean air, year-round recreation, all things many...
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Traffic, Taxes, Jobs all Depend on Visitor Management

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 17, 2018   How much do you spend in Sedona on taxable stuff each week? Let’s say – and this is probably an overestimate – an average Sedona taxpayer spends $300 weekly...
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Locals manage Sedona tourism

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 10, 2018   I love talking with Sedonans about our economy, our challenges, and our future. I’ve even started a Monday morning 9:00 a.m. Coffee Chat at the Chamber Offices for anyone...
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Efficiency and results the Sedona way

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS August 3, 2018   Now that we know more about how baseless last week’s misinformation campaign against the City and Chamber truly is, it’s time to refocus on the real Sedona: people, businesses...
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Sedona must not believe fake news

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS July 27, 2018   “I don’t get it, especially when the Chamber is working to promote solutions…” “We can’t afford misinformation. We need facts.” “…I wish the local residents better understood that tourists...
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Chamber: ‘Keep questions coming’

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS July 20, 2018   We wouldn’t be Sedonans if we didn’t get passionate about our natural beauty and unique community character. Getting a handle on traffic and other impacts of tourism naturally generates...
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Sedona: Stand up to false news

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS July 20, 2018   Surprise. Outrage. Disappointment. Even sadness.  Those were just a few of the reactions I heard yesterday – and felt myself – as it was revealed that political discourse in...
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Let’s talk about Chamber funds

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS July 13, 2018   With Council approval of a $2.17 million Tourism Bureau budget, people are asking how Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau funding works.  I’m happy to explain! Here are the...
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We Want Your Input on Traffic

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS July 6, 2018   During a fantastic Fourth of July holiday, many people told me how excited they are that Sedona is defining a new direction in tourism’s future.  I agree we are...
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