New Mexico True Stakes Claim As ‘Chile Capital Of The World’ In New Marketing Campaign Launching Today

Courtesy/New Mexico Tourism Department STATE News: SANTA FE – The New Mexico Tourism Department is staking its claim as “Chile Capital of the World” in its new marketing campaign, which launched today.  As the state’s signature crop, the campaign aims to highlight the culture and cuisine while inspiring statewide pride during New Mexico’s richest season.  “This campaign is about embracing and owning what really […]

Governor Susana Martinez Announces Seventh Consecutive Record-Breaking Year for Economic Impact of Tourism More than $6.6 billion in economic impact in 2017 Albuquerque, N.M. – Governor Susana Martinez announced yesterday that in 2017, the tourism indust

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces Seventh Consecutive Record-Breaking Year for Economic Impact of Tourism 

More than $6.6 billion in economic impact in 2017

Albuquerque, N.M. – Governor Susana Martinez announced yesterday that in 2017, the tourism industry generated the largest economic impact in state history for the seventh consecutive year, injecting $6.6 billion into New Mexico’s economy. This represents a 3.2 percent increase over 2016, or $200 million more, and equates to nearly $753,000 spent by visitors to New Mexico every hour last year.