Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Articles https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/ Recent Articles Wed, 24 May 2017 02:26:18 GMT Tourism Industry Organizations Partner to Host New meXpo! 2017 https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/tourism-industry-organizations-partner-to-host-new-mexpo-2017/6083/ The Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum Foundation is partnering with city and state tourism organizations, New Mexico destinations and tourism-related businesses to showcase in-state trav Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/tourism-industry-organizations-partner-to-host-new-mexpo-2017/6083/ Isleta Resort & Casino Announces $40 Million Renovation Plan https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/isleta-resort-casino-announces-40-million-renovation-plan-/6082/ The next 18 to 24 months will bring big changes for Isleta Resort & Casino, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/isleta-resort-casino-announces-40-million-renovation-plan-/6082/ Nob Hill Named One of 15 Great Places in America by the American Planning Association https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/nob-hill-named-one-of-15-great-places-in-america-by-the-american-planning-association/6081/ Today, the American Planning Association (APA) named Nob Hill in Albuquerque, as one of five Great Neighborhoods on the organization’s annual Great Places in America list Fri, 04 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/nob-hill-named-one-of-15-great-places-in-america-by-the-american-planning-association/6081/ 2016 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® Recap https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/2016-albuquerque-international-balloon-fiesta-recap/6080/ From Oct. 1 - 9, Albuquerque saw nearly 840,000 visitors for the 45th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® presented by Canon. Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/2016-albuquerque-international-balloon-fiesta-recap/6080/ Albuquerque to Host 2017 USATF Indoor Track & Field and USATF Combined Events Indoor Championships https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-to-host-2017-usatf-indoor-track-field-and-usatf-combined-events-indoor-championships/6079/ Visit Albuquerque and the City of Albuquerque along with USATF New Mexico and the University of New Mexico welcome the 2017 USATF (USA Track & Field) Championships Thu, 13 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-to-host-2017-usatf-indoor-track-field-and-usatf-combined-events-indoor-championships/6079/ Visit Albuquerque Available for Interviews about Promotions and Tourism During Balloon Fiesta https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/visit-albuquerque-available-for-interviews-about-promotions-and-tourism-during-balloon-fiesta/6078/ Visit Albuquerque promotes travel to Albuquerque year-round, including promotion of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/visit-albuquerque-available-for-interviews-about-promotions-and-tourism-during-balloon-fiesta/6078/ Kaleidoscopes & Hot Air Balloons Create Colorful Enchantment In New Mexico https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/kaleidoscopes-hot-air-balloons-create-colorful-enchantment-in-new-mexico/6077/ With the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® just around the corner and this year’s theme of “Desert Kaleidoscope,” there is no better time to visit La Casita de Kaleidoscopes in Old Town. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/kaleidoscopes-hot-air-balloons-create-colorful-enchantment-in-new-mexico/6077/ Visit Albuquerque Launches #PictureABQ Photo Contest to Celebrate Fall in the City https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/visit-albuquerque-launches-pictureabq-photo-contest-to-celebrate-fall-in-the-city/6076/ Visit Albuquerque, in partnership with Simply Social Media, launched a photo contest today that encourages visitors and locals alike to capture the essence of fall in Albuquerque. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/visit-albuquerque-launches-pictureabq-photo-contest-to-celebrate-fall-in-the-city/6076/ 4th Annual Albuquerque American Indian Arts Festival https://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 https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/4th-annual-albuquerque-american-indian-arts-festival/6075/ Balloon Museum Debuts Tim Anderson 4-D Theater https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/visit-albuquerque-observes-espa-national-celebrate-services-week/6071/ Last Chance to Enter Visit Albuquerque’s Route 66 Sweepstakes https://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 https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/last-chance-to-enter-visit-albuquerque-s-route-66-sweepstakes/6070/ 10 Ways to Change Your Perspective in Albuquerque https://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 https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/10-ways-to-change-your-perspective-in-albuquerque/6069/ The Visit Albuquerque Announces #TrueABQ Ambassador Winner https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-visit-albuquerque-announces-trueabq-ambassador-winner/6068/ The Visit Albuquerque 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 https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-visit-albuquerque-announces-trueabq-ambassador-winner/6068/ Visit Albuquerque Holds 35th Annual Meeting https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/visit-albuquerque-holds-35th-annual-meeting/6067/ The Visit Albuquerque (Visit Albuquerque) 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 https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/visit-albuquerque-holds-35th-annual-meeting/6067/ Rio Metro Marketing Team wins Three International Awards! https://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 https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/rio-metro-marketing-team-wins-three-international-awards-/6066/ The Visit Albuquerque Welcomes New VP of Marketing, Communications & Tourism https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-visit-albuquerque-welcomes-new-vp-of-marketing-communications-tourism/6065/ The Visit Albuquerque (Visit Albuquerque) 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 https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-visit-albuquerque-welcomes-new-vp-of-marketing-communications-tourism/6065/ Exhibit at Albuquerque Museum Celebrates Route 66 Anniversary https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/-trueabqflavors-immersion-trip-gives-national-foodie-influencers-a-taste-of-albuquerque/6061/ Earlier this month, the Visit Albuquerque—along with its partners—welcomed foodies from all across the country to Albuquerque. Mon, 28 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-2nd-annual-great-new-mexico-food-truck-festival-coming-to-the-balloon-museum-in-albuquerque/6059/ Visit Albuquerque Releases 2016 Official Visitors Guide https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/visit-albuquerque-releases-2016-official-visitors-guide/6058/ The Visit Albuquerque (Visit Albuquerque) has released its 2016 Official Albuquerque Visitors Guide. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/visit-albuquerque-releases-2016-official-visitors-guide/6058/