b'MAGAZINEEditorialPUBLISHER &Greetings! EDITORIAL DIRECTORGeorge FullerW hether its welcome or welcomeCREATIVE DIRECTORback to our Westin KierlandRandi KarabinResort & Spa, thank you so much for choosing to stay withCONTRIBUTING WRITERS us. Our goal in serving you throughout your respiteChristina Barruetawith us is to have you leave refreshed, rejuvenated,Elizabeth ExlineTom Mackinand feeling better than when you arrived. Joe PassovWhile youre here, we hope you will be able to enjoy the many amenities and services Lisa Polacheckunique to the Kierland spirit. Coleen RingerAs you settle into your recently refreshed guestroom, enjoy the bagpiper at sunset, orAnn Wycoffsample our locally inspired cuisine, discovering the way in which we treasure the essence of Arizona and endeavor to share all thats wonderful about our home with you. While we honorCONTRIBUTINGthe heritage and history all around us, we are also proud to look forward by offering you aPHOTOGRAPHERSvariety of innovative, memory-making experiences that may only be found here. Tom Forbes The Westin Kierland Golf Club is at the forefront of these efforts. For families, we are pleasedDitte Isager to offer family golf carts for four passengers, allowing parents and children to enjoy the gameErin Kunkeltogether. Simply said, all of our golf experiences are geared for fun. Its no wonder that GolfRachel Olsson Tonic Studios Digest called us one of the most cheerful courses in America. John Wagner For more family fun, we invite you to the Adventure Water Park where you will find theJeff ZarubaKierland FlowRider. Here, our team of instructors will teach you to flowboard, which combines the look of surfing, the ride of snowboarding, and the tricks of skateboarding all upon boardsAdvertisingderived from wakeboarding. No matter what you call it, its one of the most fun ways to enjoySALES MANAGERSyour time in the Arizona sun. Steve Bliman For the best seat in the house, our SkyWatch experience cant be beat. Offering a monumental outdoor cinematic experience like no other, SkyWatch brings major league sports,FCP OPERATIONS MANAGERspecial televised events, and film showings to viewers on a larger-than-life display. Melissa MillerThe underpinnings of innovation continue at our many dining outlets, where Southwest-inspired creations combine with creative preparations and the finest, freshest ingredients. Published Exclusively forIf indigenous desert creatures are of interest to you, dont forget to spend some time inThe Westin Kierland Resort & Spa by:our lobby, especially on Friday mornings, when our Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary curator shares his knowledge about our reptilian residents.Finally, whether you are here for business or pleasure, know that our talented team at Agave, The Arizona Spa looks forward to providing you with rejuvenation and renewal through the1416 NW 46th Street, Suite 105-223latest in spa treatments and services. Seattle, Washington 98107Thank you again for selecting us as your home away from home. We look forward toFlagshipCP.comproviding you with a wonderful Kierland experience.Copyright 2022 by Flagship Custom Publishing. All rights reserved. Contents Derek Ellis may not be reprinted or otherwise General Manager reproduced without written permission from Flagship Custom Publishing and The The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. The Westin Kierland Magazine is published by license with The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa by Flagship Custom Publishing, LLC. Editorial and advertising inquiries should be directed to george808fuller@gmail.com.Printed in the USA4 THE WESTIN KIERLAND MAGAZINE'