Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Thu, Aug. 05

Twin Arrows recognized as top Arizona destination
Experience AZ readers name casino one of top five Arizona attractions

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Experience AZ magazine readers recently recognized Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort as a top Casino Resort Destination Facility in Arizona.

The 267,000-square-foot resort that showcases Navajo culture and original artwork throughout the property had its grand opening May 24. Approximately 30,000 readers voted on for their favorite Arizona attractions throughout 2012 and 2013.

"We are honored with the overwhelming support from Experience AZ readers so soon after our grand opening," said Derrick Watchman, Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise CEO. "We are proud to be recognized as the top Casino Destination in the state and congratulate our employees for creating an unforgettable experience that inspired guests to vote for us."

The 2013 Fall/Winter Experience AZ magazine's Top 5 issue highlights the top casino resort destinations throughout the state as determined by readers who voted on for their favorite Arizona attractions the preceding 12 months.

Experience AZ is a travel guide for residents and tourists to see, feel and taste and experience the best that Arizona offers. The bi-annual magazine's circulation is 30,000 and distribution is in Phoenix Sky Harbor, more than 120 hotels and resorts, chambers, convention and visitor's bureaus and select AJ's .

"We congratulate Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, Derrick Watchman and the entire Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise for building such an impressive facility," said Michael Gossie, editor in chief of Experience AZ. "It is a remarkable accomplishment for Twin Arrows to be recognized so soon after opening, since readers had been voting for its competitors since January."

More information on Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort is available at or its Facebook page at

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