Articles tagged “new mexico”

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Film Tourism Aims to Boost New Mexico Visitations

Film Tourism Aims to Boost New Mexico Visitations

Steve Terrell , Santa Fe New Mexican

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.

5 years ago

Tourist Spending in New Mexico Outpaces Visitor Growth

Tourist Spending in New Mexico Outpaces Visitor Growth

Associated Press

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.

5 years ago

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

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

Associated Press

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.

5 years ago

Virgin Galactic Gains FAA Approval for Space Flights From New Mexico

Virgin Galactic Gains FAA Approval for Space Flights From New Mexico

Associated Press

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.

5 years ago

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

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

Albuquerque Journal

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.

5 years ago

New Mexico Tourism Scraps Contests in Favor of Marketing Through Storytelling

New Mexico Tourism Scraps Contests in Favor of Marketing Through Storytelling

Jessica Dyer, Albuquerque Journal

Tourism contests win over very few loyalists while offering compelling stories about what makes New Mexico unique will undoubtedly have a greater impact. Kudos to New Mexico for taking a risk, and trying something different.

6 years ago

Americans Travel to Albuquerque Airport for Faster Global Entry Approval

Americans Travel to Albuquerque Airport for Faster Global Entry Approval

Russell Contreras, Associated Press

The trip to Albuquerque will take longer than going through customs suggesting few flyers will go far out of their way for the expedited process, and the airport's wait time will remain the shortest in the country.

6 years ago

New Mexico Turns Closed Prison with History of Deadly Riots Into Tourist Attraction

New Mexico Turns Closed Prison with History of Deadly Riots Into Tourist Attraction

Associated Press

More states and cities are realizing the economic potential of closed historical sites and successfully turning eyesores into job generators.

6 years ago

New Mexico Expects Tourism Gains After Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Russell Contreras, Associated Press

There will be a lot of competition for same-sex marriage tourism now that more than a few states are easing laws to all gay marriage. New Mexico may indeed provide a relatively low-cost option for same-sex couples looking to get married.

6 years ago

How Albuquerque Tourism Learned to Love ‘Breaking Bad’

6 years ago

New Mexico Launches First-Ever Campaign Touting Its Ski Resorts

New Mexico Launches First-Ever Campaign Touting Its Ski Resorts

Associated Press

New Mexico is a destination few travelers connect with ski season, but the stunning new ad campaign should start to change that perception. This will likely be a multi-year effort aimed at building awareness for the state's slopes.

6 years ago

Southwest and New Mexico Tourism Partner on Targeting Campaign

Southwest and New Mexico Tourism Partner on Targeting Campaign

Jessica Dyer, Albuquerque Journal

This makes for a very smart campaign when you consider all of the data that Southwest has about its customers. Searching for a trip to Phoenix? Southwest and New Mexico will provide you with an offer to fly to Albuquerque instead.

6 years ago