Travel and Tourism Matters

Resources and Research

Want to know even more about the tourism industry and its impact on local, regional and national economies? Find resources and information from leaders in the industry. 

TOURISM RESOURCES 
NEW MEXICO TOURISM DEPARTMENT (NMTD)

The NMTD industry partner website is designed as a resource for anyone in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry in New Mexico. Check here for information about New Mexico's tourism initiatives, research, opportunities, tool kits, career opportunities, and other news and travel destination information. 

NEW MEXICO HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION (NMHA)

The New Mexico Hospitality Association is a nonprofit organization focused on serving all segments of the hospitality industry to lead public policy and workforce development for a more prosperous economy in New Mexico. 

AMERICAN HOTEL & LODGING ASSOCIATION (AH&LA)

AH&LA works to be the indispensable resource serving, supporting and advocating on behalf of the American hospitality industry. 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE: NATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM OFFICE (NTTO)

NTTO creates a positive climate for growth in travel and tourism by reducing institutional barriers to tourism, administers joint marketing efforts, provides official travel and tourism statistics, and coordinates efforts across federal agencies through the Tourism Policy Council. The Office works to enhance the international competitiveness of the U.S. travel and tourism industry and increase its exports, thereby creating U.S. employment and economic growth. 

U.S. TRAVEL ASSOCIATION (USTA) 

USTA is the leading organization working to grow and sustain travel and protect the freedom to travel. The association's efforts are focused on increasing travel to and within the United States and making understood that travel is essential to the economy, American jobs, security, image and well-being of the United States and travelers. 

WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION (UNWTO)

The World Tourism Organization is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. Supporting the tourism sector to adopt sustainability principles is at the heart of UNWTO's mandate. The organization's e-library is an online resource center with broad coverage of tourism and related subject areas. 

HOSPITALITY TRENDS

Hospitality Trends is a leading news and knowledge base service for the hospitality and tourism industry. From operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Germany, the network aggregates and distributes content on behalf of thousands of organizations providing access to relevant industry intelligence. 

TOURISM RESEARCH
NEW MEXICO TOURISM RESEARCH

The NMTD research program is responsible for providing the department and its industry partners with visitor data and research studies that allow a better understanding of current and potential customers, provide insight into how NM is perceived as a visitor destination, and more. 

PROJECT TIME OFF

Project Time Off is an initiative led by USTA addressing the issue of the dramatic decline in American vacation usage. Here, you will find a robust look at America's vacation behaviors, trends, and attitudes. 

TRAVEL AND TOURISM RESEARCH ASSOCIATION

TTRA provides industry professionals around the world with quality research about the ever-transforming travel and tourism ecosystem. The association provides evidence-based, global data and analysis on which tourism professionals can make informed decisions. 

STR Global

STR is a source for global data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights. The data they provide is confidential, reliable, accurate and actionable. They provide their clients with comprehensive solutions, analytics, and unrivalled marketplace insights built to help make better business decisions.

ABQ Sunport

The Albuquerque International Sunport welcomed 4,958,417 passengers in 2017. Find more facts and figures on takeoffs and landings here. 

UNM Bureau of Business & Economic Research (BBER)

The BBER is a recognized expert in providing socioeconomic data and forecasting in New Mexico. BBER's research team provides economic forecasting as well as research services and communication tools tailored to the needs of their clients. 

THE STATE OF THE AMERICAN TRAVELER

Find the latest report of findings from Destination Analysts' 12-year study of American travel trends and behaviors here.