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Published: 06/05/2013

Bid on trips around the country and excursions in your own backyard

Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau online auction runs through June 12th
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) is hosting its annual fundraising auction online again in conjunction with Bidding for Good. Auction bidding is open now through 8 p.m. MDT on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

This year’s auction contains items ranging in value from $35 to $35,000. Donated items include a $35,000 advertising package, a unique Breezer Uptown Bike, Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Hospitality Tent in the Corporate Village, Cliff’s Amusement Park Corporate Party for 25 people, getaways, advertising, services and more. Many local packages are also available with 10 of them including tickets to Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science.

Take this opportunity to find great deals for family and friends planning a visit this summer. To view all available items and to place a bid, visit www.ItsATrip.org/auction.

Money raised from the auction will support the ACVB, a private, not-for-profit organization, in its mission to stimulate economic growth by marketing Albuquerque as a visitor and convention destination. Tourism is the city’s second largest industry generating over $2 billion into the local economy each year. Special thanks go out to the many ACVB partners who helped make this auction possible.

Online posts of this opportunity and the auction website at www.ItsATrip.org/auction are appreciated to encourage bidding before 8pm on June 12th.
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