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Published: 10/05/2012

National media takes notice of Albuquerque

From CNN Travel to National Geographic and the Boston Globe, media touts Albuquerque as top fall destination

With numerous visitors near and far, people around the world are drawn to Albuquerque’s signature event, which is reflected in recent media coverage. Balloon Fiesta is just days away, and national media is frequently featuring New Mexico's largest event.    

 

Check out these recent articles:

"7 breathtaking ballooning adventures" from CNN Travel  

"Event-O-Rama: 12 Must-Dos in October" from National Geographic's Intelligent Travel  

"Balloons taking to New Mexico skies" from Boston Globe Online   

"Soaring in the New Mexico sky" from Fort Worth Star Telegram  

"Adventure High and Low" from San Antonio Express News 

"Autumn festivals in the Southwest" from The Group Travel Leader 

 "7 Sensational Fall Festivals" from Family Vacation Critic  

"The Balloon Fiesta is a spectacular event that we are excited to share with visitors each year. This amazing festival draws hundreds of thousands of visitors not only to Albuquerque but also to many other parts of New Mexico," said Dale Lockett, CEO of Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau. "Our amazing fall weather and diverse event offerings have put Albuquerque in the spotlight this fall as a great place to travel and we hope to see an increase in visitation during this year’s Fiesta."

Coupons & Calendars

Please remind your readers and viewers about other events around the city, coupons and specials offered by the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau and our parnters. Visit www.ItsATrip.org/balloon-festival for details.

 

Social Media

Get plugged in with ACVB through social media at https://www.facebook.com/VisitABQ or on Twitter: @VisitABQ. Visitors and locals are encouraged to use hashtags #VisitABQ and #BalloonFiesta to share their experiences visiting the city and for the latest news on events and specials around the city.

 

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