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Articles tagged “new mexico”

Tourism

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

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.

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

Airlines

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

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.

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

Cruises

New Mexico Regulators Debate Uber, Lyft Ban

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.

New Mexico Regulators Debate Uber, Lyft Ban

Rental Cars

New Mexico Taxi Operators File Lawsuit to Stop Uber, Lyft

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

New Mexico Taxi Operators File Lawsuit to Stop Uber, Lyft

Tourism

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

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.

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

Tourism

Film Tourism Aims to Boost New Mexico Visitations

The Film Office director's idea to create apps that would let visitors view film clips while they are visiting locations where the filming took place seems like a great way to blend mobile, local and inspiration.

Film Tourism Aims to Boost New Mexico Visitations

Tourism

Tourist Spending in New Mexico Outpaces Visitor Growth

It's always positive for a destination to see its offerings are encouraging greater visitor spending; the next step is to attract more tourists to continue increasing those spend levels.

Tourist Spending in New Mexico Outpaces Visitor Growth

Hotels

Virgin Galactic’s Hotel Deal Spikes Anticipation for Space Travel Launch

Securing lodging for Virgin Galactic's high-paying customers is a sure sign that the venture is still moving forward, albeit much slower than expected.

Virgin Galactic’s Hotel Deal Spikes Anticipation for Space Travel Launch

Airlines

Virgin Galactic Gains FAA Approval for Space Flights From New Mexico

Although all current competitors in the space tourism market are slowing moving towards launch, none have successfully completed a trip leaving questions about the reality of such trips open to critics.

Virgin Galactic Gains FAA Approval for Space Flights From New Mexico

Rental Cars

New Mexico Officials Call Lyft ‘Disrespectful’ After it Flouts Cease-and-Desist

Ugh. What doesn't New Mexico understand? Lyft isn't a taxi company, it's a company that lets riders hail a car to take them from point to point and then charges them a fee based upon time and distance. Totally different.

New Mexico Officials Call Lyft ‘Disrespectful’ After it Flouts Cease-and-Desist