Visitors and locals can find curated deals and offers from local businesses all in one spot with the brand-new Visit Mesa Deals Passport which features some of Mesa’s most beloved spots and Arizona’s popular attractions.
The passport comes just in time for U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel & Tourism Week, a celebration that promotes the United States as a premier travel destination and reminds Americans to use their vacation days. According to the U.S. Travel Association, the travel and tourism industry generated $2.6 trillion in economic impact before the COVID-19 pandemic.
To get the pass, participants will receive a text message after signing up on the Visit Mesa Deals website. This text message will contain a link that will instantly provide them with access to the passport. To redeem deals within the passport, participants present the offer on their phone at the place of business.
“The pass is a convenient and quick way to explore local options with the latest discounts and find exclusive offers,” said Visit Mesa Destination Experience Manager Diva Tolosa. “Because its web-based, it’s constantly being updated with new specials and will serve as a year-round resource for finding deals in Mesa and locals can benefit, not just visitors.”
The passport is organized into leisure categories including food, drinks, activities, and shopping. Some examples of the savings that can be found with the Visit Mesa Deals Passport include:
Proof Bread has free pastries for customers that spend over $20, while Renegade Coffee Company Company has ‘buy one get one free’ on any sandwich or burrito. The Brass Tap is offering 20% off any bill over $10.
Across Arizona Tours is offering a 15% discount on their one and two-day guided tours which helps explorers to discover the beauty of Arizona. Couples looking for a unique date can get 20% off any package with Wandering Heart Adventures. For those looking to see the desert from a unique perspective, Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Co. is offering $20 off sunrise hot air balloon rides.
The Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum has an annual pass for $75, while Mesa Historical Museum is offering a discount on admission. Riverbound Sports Paddle Company, Neighborhood Comedy Theatre and Dickson’s Jewelers also have offerings on the passport, among others. Deals and businesses will constantly be updated to provide the newest and best offerings in Mesa.
In the last five years, Mesa hotels alone have generated more than $506 Million in revenue and contributed more than $34 Million in tax revenues to the City of Mesa. This figure does not include all the tax revenues generated by the purchases at restaurants, attractions, retail centers and amusements by the very people that overnighted in these hotel rooms. (Source: Smith Travel Research, Inc).