Gary B. Gomez

Gary B. Gomez

Gary Gomez is the editor of our Budget Tucson section: the art of enjoying Tucson & Southern Arizona on a tight budget.

Since graduating from U of A, Gary has enjoyed a successful 40+ year career in the hospitality industry. He has owned and/or managed restaurants, motels & hotels, both full service & economy, from Florida to California. Gary currently manages America’s Best Value Inn in Tucson. He enjoys the search for the best hospitality and tourism values in Southern Arizona and herein shares his latest discoveries. The following is Gary’s introduction to this new section.

It’s not that I don’t enjoy the finer things in life. Someone once told me it doesn’t cost any more to go first class; you just can’t stay as long. The reverse also is true. If you save money on hotel, food, admission tickets, etc., you can enjoy “paradise” a little longer; or if you're a local, more often Read More