America West Spring Training Offers

The natural beauty and warm sunshine of the Arizona desert are the perfect backdrop for the 2003 Spring Training for Major League Baseball, also known as the Cactus League. America West Vacations makes planning your visit to the Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson areas easy with one-stop shopping for airfare, hotel accommodations, car rentals and more. America West Vacations features fourteen hotels in Phoenix and Scottsdale including the new 950-room JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Arizona`s largest luxury resort, plus three resorts in Tucson with convenient access to the baseball parks. Bookings can be made through travel agents, by calling America West Vacations at 1-800-356-6611 or going online to

The 2003 Arizona Cactus League begins February 27 and continues through March 29, 2003, with more than 165 games played in the Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson areas. This season, two new teams join the Cactus League, the Texas Rangers and the Kansas City Royals. They join ten other teams for a full month of major league baseball fun and excitement. The 2002 world champion Anaheim Angels play at Tempe`s Diablo Stadium and their World Series opponent San Francisco Giants` home field is Scottsdale Stadium. Visitors can watch their favorite teams including the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, Oakland A`s, Colorado Rockies, Seattle Mariners, Milwaukee Brewers, San Diego Padres and Chicago White Sox.

America West Vacations is a brand of The Leisure Company and one of the largest tour packagers in the U.S. The Leisure Company creates and sells vacation packages to 500,000 customers annually. Vacation packages are available to Arizona, California, Florida, the Canadian Rockies, Mexico and Nevada. America West Cruise Vacations offers the world`s premier cruise lines and most popular destinations at America West Spa Vacations include spa treatments at select resorts in Arizona, California and Mexico. Vacation packages may consist of air transportation on America West Airlines, America West Express or Hawaiian Airlines, hotel accommodations, ground transportation and other services.

The Leisure Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of America West Holdings Corporation (NYSE: AWA). It is a member of the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) participating in the $1 million Consumer Protection Plan and is a registered State of California Seller of Travel, Number 2043556-50.