Articles tagged “new mexico”

New Mexico Tells Trump Eliminating National Monuments Is a Bad Business Move

New Mexico Tells Trump Eliminating National Monuments Is a Bad Business Move

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press

Someone will go home a loser in this fight, and many of New Mexico's elected officials are hoping that they're on the winning team as the decisions on review recommendations come down.

3 months ago

New Mexico Wants the Trump Administration to Keep Its National Monuments Intact

New Mexico Wants the Trump Administration to Keep Its National Monuments Intact

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press

No matter what happens with the review process, someone will likely be offended. This is a thorny issue, and the Trump administration already has a track record of discriminatory rhetoric and actions.

3 months ago

New Mexico Ad Campaign Won’t Expand Due to Budget Problems

New Mexico Ad Campaign Won’t Expand Due to Budget Problems

Associated Press

New Mexico True taps into something that every state wants: authentic, easily recognizable attractions with a human connection. Hopefully they can get their ad campaign back on track.

10 months ago

Civil Rights Sites Present Tourism Opportunity in America’s South and West

Civil Rights Sites Present Tourism Opportunity in America’s South and West

Russell Contreras, Associated Press

Some of America's lesser-known civil rights sites in the south and west have been ignored for decades, but now, preservationists see an opportunity to promote educational tourism to these historic places.

1 year ago

New Mexico Spaceport Director Ends Tenure With Virgin Galactic Yet to Move In

New Mexico Spaceport Director Ends Tenure With Virgin Galactic Yet to Move In

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press

Spaceport officials counsel patience as delays and difficulties have characterized the development of the New Mexico facility. No one ever said that commercial space travel would be a walk in the park.

1 year ago

This New Mexico Town’s Tourism Hopes Are Tied to a ‘Damn Authentic’ Campaign

This New Mexico Town’s Tourism Hopes Are Tied to a ‘Damn Authentic’ Campaign

Associated Press

You have to imagine it's pretty tough marketing a destination with the same name as one of the biggest tourist hot spots in the entire world. We'll see how authenticity plays against well, you know, what happens in that other city to the north.

2 years ago

New Mexico Broke Its Own Records for Tourism in 2014

New Mexico Broke Its Own Records for Tourism in 2014

Russell Contreras, Associated Press

Non-traditional marketing and some love based on a cult TV hit are the boost the destination needed in 2014.

2 years ago

Spaceport America Visitor Center Opens as Virgin Galactic Vows to Resume Flights

Spaceport America Visitor Center Opens as Virgin Galactic Vows to Resume Flights

Associated Press

The Spaceport America visitor center is banking on the prospect that Virgin Galactic will be able to resume test flights and eventually launch commercial flights. There is a lot riding on that not only for Virgin Galactic but for New Mexico and the entire space tourism industry.

2 years ago

Virgin Galactic’s New Mexico Spaceport Looks for More Reliable Revenue Sources

Virgin Galactic’s New Mexico Spaceport Looks for More Reliable Revenue Sources

Associated Press

The day space-bound aircraft begin taking off on the regular will be a fascinating one, but until that time comes this will be a curiosity only enjoyed by the rich and the fickle.

3 years ago

New Mexico Regulators Debate Uber, Lyft Ban

New Mexico Regulators Debate Uber, Lyft Ban

Associated Press

New Mexico is going through the same process as many destinations in which forward-looking regulators clash with their peers over whether or not the new technology has a place in their transportation ecosystem.

3 years ago

New Mexico Taxi Operators File Lawsuit to Stop Uber, Lyft

New Mexico Taxi Operators File Lawsuit to Stop Uber, Lyft

Associated Press

Other communities have tried and failed to stop their new competitors; however, Las Vegas is the only that's succeeded so far.

3 years ago

Once Secretive New Mexico Town Is Banking on a TV Hit to Bring Tourism

Once Secretive New Mexico Town Is Banking on a TV Hit to Bring Tourism

Milan Simonich, The Santa Fe New Mexican

We applaud Los Alamos' enthusiasm for tourism and TV, but let's wait and see if we have an on-screen hit first. That's the most successful ingredient in a television-fueled tourism boom.

3 years ago