Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Articles http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/ Recent Articles Sun, 25 Sep 2016 05:23:01 GMT 4th Annual Albuquerque American Indian Arts Festival http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/4th-annual-albuquerque-american-indian-arts-festival/6075/ The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center (IPCC) is pleased to announce that it will host its 4th Annual Albuquerque American Indian Arts Festival (AAIAF) on Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/4th-annual-albuquerque-american-indian-arts-festival/6075/ Balloon Museum Debuts Tim Anderson 4-D Theater http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/balloon-museum-debuts-tim-anderson-4-d-theater/6074/ The Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum is adding a new attraction, the Tim Anderson 4-D Theater, and invites the public to attend a free "sneak peek." on Thursday, September 22. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/balloon-museum-debuts-tim-anderson-4-d-theater/6074/ Rainbow Ryders Signs 5-Year ABQ International Balloon Fiesta Contract Extension http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/rainbow-ryders-signs-5-year-abq-international-balloon-fiesta-contract-extension/6073/ Rainbow Ryders, the country’s largest hot air balloon ride company, has renewed its contract to be the official hot air balloon ride vendor at the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/rainbow-ryders-signs-5-year-abq-international-balloon-fiesta-contract-extension/6073/ Retired Northwest Airlines Pilots Association to Give Back to Albuquerque Community http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/retired-northwest-airlines-pilots-association-to-give-back-to-albuquerque-community/6072/ Tue, 13 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/retired-northwest-airlines-pilots-association-to-give-back-to-albuquerque-community/6072/ Visit Albuquerque Observes ESPA National Celebrate Services Week http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/visit-albuquerque-observes-espa-national-celebrate-services-week/6071/ In observation of Event Service Professionals Association National Celebrate Services Week, the Visit Albuquerque Convention Services Team collected donations for the Albuquerque Police Department. Tue, 09 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/visit-albuquerque-observes-espa-national-celebrate-services-week/6071/ Last Chance to Enter Visit Albuquerque’s Route 66 Sweepstakes http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/last-chance-to-enter-visit-albuquerque-s-route-66-sweepstakes/6070/ Visit Albuquerque, along with the City of Albuquerque’s Cultural Services Department, is offering travelers a chance to celebrate 90 years of the Mother Road through its Route 66 Sweepstakes. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/last-chance-to-enter-visit-albuquerque-s-route-66-sweepstakes/6070/ 10 Ways to Change Your Perspective in Albuquerque http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/10-ways-to-change-your-perspective-in-albuquerque/6069/ Travelers want to experience different things and see things differently when they travel, and due to our geography, topography and culture, a different perspective is exactly what Albuquerque offers. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/10-ways-to-change-your-perspective-in-albuquerque/6069/ The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces #TrueABQ Ambassador Winner http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-announces-trueabq-ambassador-winner/6068/ The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau announces Janett Gonzalez of the Albuquerque Bar & Grill (located inside the Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn) as the winner of their #TrueABQ Ambassadors. Fri, 13 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-announces-trueabq-ambassador-winner/6068/ Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Holds 35th Annual Meeting http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-holds-35th-annual-meeting/6067/ The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) hosted its Annual Meeting today, celebrating the past 35 years of marketing Albuquerque as a visitor and convention destination. Fri, 13 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-holds-35th-annual-meeting/6067/ Rio Metro Marketing Team wins Three International Awards! http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/rio-metro-marketing-team-wins-three-international-awards-/6066/ The Rio Metro Regional Transit District earned top honors in an international marketing competition. Fri, 13 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/rio-metro-marketing-team-wins-three-international-awards-/6066/ The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Welcomes New VP of Marketing, Communications & Tourism http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-welcomes-new-vp-of-marketing-communications-tourism/6065/ The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) announces the hiring of Shawn Buckley as the organization’s new Vice President of Marketing, Communications & Tourism. Wed, 04 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-welcomes-new-vp-of-marketing-communications-tourism/6065/ Exhibit at Albuquerque Museum Celebrates Route 66 Anniversary http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/exhibit-at-albuquerque-museum-celebrates-route-66-anniversary/6064/ From her hotly debated beginnings to her decades-long role as a pathway for adventurers, migrant workers, post-war veterans, tourists, hippies and sentimental souls, Route 66 has fascinated. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/exhibit-at-albuquerque-museum-celebrates-route-66-anniversary/6064/ 15th Annual Albuquerque Wine Festival May 28–30 at Balloon Fiesta Park http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/15th-annual-albuquerque-wine-festival-may-28-30-at-balloon-fiesta-park/6063/ The New Mexico Wine & Grape Growers Association presents the 15th Annual Albuquerque Wine Festival on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 28 – 30 at Balloon Fiesta Park. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. each day Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/15th-annual-albuquerque-wine-festival-may-28-30-at-balloon-fiesta-park/6063/ #TrueABQFlavors Immersion Trip Gives National Foodie Influencers a Taste of Albuquerque http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/-trueabqflavors-immersion-trip-gives-national-foodie-influencers-a-taste-of-albuquerque/6061/ Earlier this month, the Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau—along with its partners—welcomed foodies from all across the country to Albuquerque. Mon, 28 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/-trueabqflavors-immersion-trip-gives-national-foodie-influencers-a-taste-of-albuquerque/6061/ New Cabins set to arrive for the Sandia Peak Tramway on March 3rd in anticipation of the 50th Anniv http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-cabins-set-to-arrive-for-the-sandia-peak-tramway-on-march-3rd-in-anticipation-of-the-50th-anniv/6060/ Sandia Peak Tramway in preparation for their 50th Anniversary Celebration will be receiving new tram cabins. Thu, 03 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-cabins-set-to-arrive-for-the-sandia-peak-tramway-on-march-3rd-in-anticipation-of-the-50th-anniv/6060/ The 2nd Annual Great New Mexico Food Truck Festival-Coming to the Balloon Museum in Albuquerque http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-2nd-annual-great-new-mexico-food-truck-festival-coming-to-the-balloon-museum-in-albuquerque/6059/ Food Truck Festivals of America is pleased to announce the return of the Great New Mexico Food Truck Festival on Saturday, April 9th from noon- 6:00pm. Thu, 18 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-2nd-annual-great-new-mexico-food-truck-festival-coming-to-the-balloon-museum-in-albuquerque/6059/ Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Releases 2016 Official Visitors Guide http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-releases-2016-official-visitors-guide/6058/ The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has released its 2016 Official Albuquerque Visitors Guide. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-releases-2016-official-visitors-guide/6058/ 6th Annual Southwest Chocolate & Coffee Fest Returns March 19-20 http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/6th-annual-southwest-chocolate-coffee-fest-returns-march-19-20/6057/ Visitors from around the country will indulge in their favorite guilty pleasures on Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tue, 26 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/6th-annual-southwest-chocolate-coffee-fest-returns-march-19-20/6057/ NEW DOWNTOWN MURAL: Color Sphere by PA System http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-downtown-mural-color-sphere-by-pa-system/6056/ 516 ARTS, in partnership with Downtown ABQ MainStreet Initiative, presents Color Sphere, a new site-specific Downtown mural. Tue, 12 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-downtown-mural-color-sphere-by-pa-system/6056/ Arizona, New Mexico To Play In 10th Annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/arizona-new-mexico-to-play-in-10th-annual-gildan-new-mexico-bowl/6055/ The field is set for the 10th annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl with the Arizona Wildcats and the New Mexico Lobos accepting invitations offered today. Tue, 08 Dec 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/arizona-new-mexico-to-play-in-10th-annual-gildan-new-mexico-bowl/6055/ The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces Leadership Changes http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-announces-leadership-changes/6054/ The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has announced changes in leadership. Dale Lockett will be transitioning out of his role as President/CEO at the end of his contract, Jan. 5. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-announces-leadership-changes/6054/ Rail Yards Market & Downtown Growers Market Host 2nd Annual Holiday Market http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/rail-yards-market-downtown-growers-market-host-2nd-annual-holiday-market/6053/ The Rail Yards Market (RYM) is once again partnering with the Downtown Growers Market (DGM) for the 2nd Annual Holiday Market on Sunday, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/rail-yards-market-downtown-growers-market-host-2nd-annual-holiday-market/6053/ 2015 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® Recap http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/2015-albuquerque-international-balloon-fiesta-recap/6052/ From Oct. 3 - 11, Albuquerque saw nearly 1 million visitors for the 44th Annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® Presented by Canon, and an increase of more than 100,000 people from last year Tue, 03 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/2015-albuquerque-international-balloon-fiesta-recap/6052/ The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces Winner of #PictureABQ Photo Contest http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-announces-winner-of-pictureabq-photo-contest/6051/ The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has announced the winner of its #PictureABQ photo contest. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-announces-winner-of-pictureabq-photo-contest/6051/ The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Launches #PictureABQ Photo Contest to Celebrate Fall http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-launches-pictureabq-photo-contest-to-celebrate-fall/6050/ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - (Sept. 28, 2015) The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) launched a photo contest this week that will put one lucky winner and a guest up in a hot air balloon. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-launches-pictureabq-photo-contest-to-celebrate-fall/6050/