Sarah J.F. Braley

Sarah J.F. Braley

Managing Editor

Sally oversees the print editions of NMG's magazines, along with covering key beats. Sally joined M&C in 1994 as a senior editor, after spending eight years at New Jersey Monthly magazine. She holds a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and a B.A. in Journalism (with minors in French, Greek and psychology) from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She grew up in and now lives in New Jersey with her family and crazy dog. A book lover who has mastered the art of walking while reading, she finished 80 books last year alone. 

What Sally Covers

In the United States: The Pacific Northwest (including Alaska), The Rockies, North and South Dakota, Texas

Internationally: South Pacific (including Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tahiti, Maldives)

Industry Segments: Sustainability, golf, and spa

The Latest From Sally

Breeze Airways lands in Las Vegas
Breeze Airways Lands in Las Vegas
Richmond, Va., service began last week; 10 more destinations will add nonstop flights throughout 2022.... Read More
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Stay Another Day in Greenville, S.C.
With extra time when the meeting is over, stroll through the vibrant arts district, meet for drinks at... Read More
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Major Renovation Completed at Arizona's Wild Horse Pass
The $180 million project expanded the Gila River Hotels & Casinos property to a total of 447 rooms.... Read More
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Dallas Wants Hotel Tax Hike to Pay for New Convention Center
Voters will decide in November whether the city's occupancy tax will rise by two percentage points.... Read More
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Washington State Renames Main Convention Center
Now the Seattle Convention Center, the facility will open its new Summit building next January.... Read More
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Four Seasons Hotel Houston Completes Multiyear Renovation
All areas of the property have been redone in time to celebrate its 40th anniversary.... Read More
Ground Broken in Texas on Medal of Honor Museum
Ground Broken in Texas on Medal of Honor Museum
The venue will open in 2024, as will Arlington's new hotel and convention center.... Read More
Gaylord Rockies Energy Star Certification
Gaylord Rockies Resort Gains Energy Star Certification
The 1,501-room hotel has been recognized for its sustainability efforts.... Read More
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Fairmont Olympic in Seattle Unveils New Signature Restaurant
The opening of the George completes the hotel's $25 million restoration, which began in January 2020.... Read More
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Two Luxury Hotels Are Coming to Austin
A 344-room CitizenM and a 330-room Conrad by Hilton are expanding group options in the Texas capital.... Read More
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New Renaissance Hotel Debuts in Dallas
A transformation of the 1932 Tower Petroleum Building, the 177-room property features 5,600 square... Read More
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Denver Welcomes Two Lifestyle Hotels
The 216-room Thompson opened last week, and Kimpton has announced plans for a Denver Tech Center... Read More
AC Marriott Beaverton Oregon Lobby Hotel
AC Hotel by Marriott Debuts in Beaverton, Ore.
The 117-room property features a 1,250-square-foot meeting room and the open-space AC Library.... Read More
Amara Resort and Spa in Sedona Unveils Multimillion-Dollar Renovation
Amara Resort and Spa in Sedona Unveils Multimillion-Dollar Renovation
The new look at the 100-room Arizona retreat sports a tree-lodge aesthetic.... Read More
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Two Lifestyle Hotels Debut in Austin
The pair of Hyatt brands — the 212-room Thompson Austin and the 193-room Tommie Austin — opened Jan.... Read More
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Big Sky Welcomes New Montage Resort
The ski-in, ski-out Montana property features 139 guest rooms and 12,000 square feet of event space.... Read More
Vail Resort Draws Winter Guests With New Features
Vail Resort Draws Winter Guests With New Features
The ski-in, ski-out Grand Hyatt Vail in Colorado now has a TopGolf Swing Suite, a Yoshimi pop-up... Read More
Gila River Hotels & Casinos Begins Construction on Its Fourth Casino in Arizona
Gila River Hotels & Casinos Begins Construction on Its Fourth Casino in Arizona
The 160-acre Santan Mountain will be a gaming, dining and entertainment destination.... Read More
Construction Begins on New Headquarters Hotel in Arlington, Texas
Construction Begins on New Headquarters Hotel in Arlington, Texas
The $550 million property, set to open in 2024, will include a new convention center.... Read More
Visit Seattle President and CEO to Retire in March 2022
Visit Seattle President and CEO to Retire in March 2022
Tom Norwalk has been with the convention and visitors bureau for 16 years.... Read More