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Increase in conventions leads to boost for ABQ's tourism economy

KOB.com Web Staff
December 16, 2017 09:17 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Albuquerque is drawing more conventions, in turn providing a boost to the local tourism industry.

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According to a report by the Albuquerque Business First, Visit Albuquerque says that 2017 was the strongest year for conventions in the Duke City since 2010. The city's lodger's tax saw a more than 3 percent increase over the last 12 months.

The tourism industry generates around $2 billion in Albuquerque, and $69 million in tax revenue.  

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