ALBUQUERQUE IN THE NEWS

RECENT ABQ MEDIA COVERAGE

Albuquerque was named one of “50 Best Places to Travel in 2018” by Travel + Leisure! Check out additional media coverage for Albuquerque, New Mexico below. 

Leisure

Travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico - Amateur Traveler

These are the 15 Healthiest Cities in America - Reader’s Digest

48 Hours in Albuquerque - Furthermore

The 15 Most Instagrammable Spots In Albuquerque, New Mexico - Huffington Post

The Unique Spirit of the Southwest is Alive in Albuquerque - Wine Enthusiast

On The Edge - Modern Luxury

7 Unexpectedly Great Destinations for Bachelorette Parties - Thrillist

Audacious Autumn - Associated Press

See fall colors from on high with hot-air balloon rides, zip-line tours and more - Chicago Tribune

The Best Things to do in October Across the U.S. - Travel + Leisure

Breaking Bad Tourists Will Find That Albuquerque is More Than a Pop Culture Trip - Lexington Herald-Leader

The Wealthiest Cities in America - Women’s Health

10 Awesome Vacations That Won’t Cost You a Bundle - Red Tricycle

7 Unique Vacations Spots for Every Type of Traveler - Make It Better

On This Run Through New Mexico, No Shortage Of Space (And Salsa) - Huffington Post

Rankings

2018

50 Best Places to Travel in 2018 - Travel + Leisure

Try these 18 destinations for 2018 - Los Angeles Times 

The Best Cities in the United States - National Geographic Traveler

Is Albuquerque The Next Trendy City? - Travelocity

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime - Insider

The Best Places to Travel Each Month in 2018 - Expedia

20 Game-Changing Places to Live - Sunset

The hippest cities in the US everyone under 30 wants to move to - Insider

The Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker 2018: Big Cities - MovieMaker

2017

Best in Travel 2017MONEY 

5th best small American city - Resonance Consultancy

America's 13 Most Misunderstood CitiesThrillist

America’s Favorite Cities - Travel + Leisure 

Meetings

Albuquerque Undergoes Extensive Prep for Economic Growth - Huffington Post

Destination Guide: New Mexico - Meetings & Conventions

Discover Your Ideal Convention Center Personality Type - Smart Meetings

Defining Conventions as Urban Innovation and Economic Accelerators - Skift

New Mexico: State of Stunning Contrasts - Smart Meetings

Rankings

7th Best City for Conferences in 2016 – SmartAsset

Downtown Albuquerque named one of 11 Awesome Urban Districts Full of Character – TripAdvisor

Adventure

Not to Miss Adventure Experiences in Albuquerque - RoamRight

Stretch Your Limits: 9 Wildly Bizarre Yoga Classes - Fodor’s

The Best Bucket List Adventures in Every State - The Active Times (Jan 2017)

Albuquerque Out of Bounds - Outside

Hotels

Most Beautiful Hotels in America - Architectural Digest

Culinary

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay recently named New Mexico as the hottest food destination in America, highlighting Albuquerque as one of the state's most interesting food cities!

10 Places Serving Native American Cuisine - Travel Channel

13 Fancy Restaurants in Former Gas Stations - Fodor’s

Recipe for Carne Adovada - Wine Enthusiast

Sights and Bites: Albuquerque, New Mexico - National Geographic

Beer

This City is Producing Some of the Best IPA’s Right Now - Food & Wine

Five Epic Craft Beer Road Trips - CraftBeer.com

One for the Road - Elevation Outdoors

What Is A New Mexico IPA? - The Beer Necessities

Attractions

Don't-Miss STEM Museums - Travel Channel

Events

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta: A Bucket List Adventure - Amateur Traveler

Holiday

The Best Holiday Markets in Every State - Food & Wine

8 Holiday Light Displays You Don’t Want to Miss - Travel Channel

9 of the World’s Most Romantic Winter Wonderlands - AFAR

Fourth of July Celebrations in Colorado and New Mexico - Taking the Kids