Articles tagged “new mexico”

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Virgin Galactic’s Inaugural Flight Will Be Aired Live on NBC News Next Year

6 years ago

Virgin Galactic’s U.S. Spaceport Needs State Money to Make Ends Meet

Virgin Galactic’s U.S. Spaceport Needs State Money to Make Ends Meet

Associated Press

Many new technologies need a hand to get off the ground. Is Virgin Galactic one of those, or is it just burning through cash?

6 years ago

How The Drop In Government Travel Per Diems Hurt One U.S. City

Kiera Hay, Albuquerque Journal

Did Santa Fe get a raw deal on federal government per diems compared with other New Mexico cities? Regardless of that answer, the city's dilemma shows the impact that per diems make at the local level.

6 years ago

Wealthy Space Tourists Expect Luxury Hotels at Virgin Galactic Launchpad

Wealthy Space Tourists Expect Luxury Hotels at Virgin Galactic Launchpad

Associated Press

Because flying to space without training to be an astronaut doesn't seem quite luxurious enough...

6 years ago

New Mexico Plays Up Local Cuisine to Attract Food-Conscious Travelers

New Mexico Plays Up Local Cuisine to Attract Food-Conscious Travelers

Associated Press

Any destination can benefit from promoting its local cuisine with a growing number of tourists planning trips around their tastebuds. New Mexico will have to actively advertise its distinctive flavors to compete with a diverse set of culinary destinations.

6 years ago

Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Episode 3 Recap: City Boy in the West

Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Episode 3 Recap: City Boy in the West

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Bourdain's insights on the relationship between food, culture, and politics hit close to home for many viewers Sunday. It's his ability to observe a destination with the same degree of truth and humor in Israel as in the U.S. that makes Parts Unknown such a rarity.

6 years ago

Breaking Bad Ending May Just Be the Start of Albuquerque Tourism Boom

Breaking Bad Ending May Just Be the Start of Albuquerque Tourism Boom

Russell Contreras, Associated Press

After the final season, syndication reruns and Netflix/Amazon views will likely continue the Breaking Bad craze for a few years, for New Mexico and Albuquerque tourism.

6 years ago

‘Breaking Bad’ Tourism Boost Will Last Long After Series Leaves Albuquerque

‘Breaking Bad’ Tourism Boost Will Last Long After Series Leaves Albuquerque

Richard Verrier, Los Angeles Times

Albuquerque can keep the tourism boom fueled by 'Breaking Bad' fans running for some time after the series ends. Even more important to its long-term tourism growth will be the government's support in attracting future film projects.

6 years ago

New Mexico launches film trails for 600 movies filmed in state since 1898

New Mexico launches film trails for 600 movies filmed in state since 1898

Adrian Gomez , Albuquerque

Smart idea, and hopefully beyond print and online maps, the state will make them available in a mobile app for ease of use during travel.

6 years ago

New Mexico tour peels back layers of artist Georgia O’Keeffe’s private life

New Mexico tour peels back layers of artist Georgia O’Keeffe’s private life

Tracy Brown, Los Angeles Times

The tours serve as much as a tribute to the artist as to the unique New Mexican landscape that inspired so much of her work.

7 years ago

New Mexico launches new tourism campaign asking for travelers’ stories

7 years ago

Santa Fe has a smart idea for low season: Give grants to local non-profits to advertise

Santa Fe has a smart idea for low season: Give grants to local non-profits to advertise

Julie Ann Grimm, Santa Fe New Mexican

If this is managed well and includes follow-through funding is needed and guidance on how to spend it smartly especially in digital, then this could be well worth it.

7 years ago