Play the video above to see these stories on AZ Illustrated Metro for Monday, Feb. 11:

WINTER TOURISM is peaking in the Arizona desert, and Tucson is seeing a slow but sure recovery from the depths of the recession, local hospitality industry officials say. Michael Chihak reports.

TOURISM IN MARANA at this time of year is driven by the Accenture Match Play golf tournament hosted by the Ritz Carlton, Dove Mountain hotel. Marana Mayor Ed Honea talks about its impact in an interview with Christopher Conover.

IMAGINE GREATER TUCSON is embarking on new ventures in transportation planning, now that it has plans out for population growth and land use. The organization works to coalesce community thinking for the metropolitan area. Andrea Kelly interviews Mike Holmes, Imagine's executive director.

GOVERNMENT BUDGETING for the next fiscal year is just getting under way, and Tucson area entities are waiting for state legislative action to see what it will do to or for them. Maria Parham interviews Pima County Supervisor Ramón Valadéz.