Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Report: Convention Center Matters.(Final)

Byline: Jim Ludwick Journal Staff Writer

City Gets Study Of Visitors Bureau

The amount of business at the Convention Center should be considered when evaluating the success of tourism promotion, says a committee that has been studying the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau.

A report from the committee was given to the City Council on Friday. The committee was created by the council three months ago after Councilor Greg Payne and others criticized the bureau.

Payne wanted the city to establish goals for the amount of Convention Center business that would be considered a success. The report says the next contract with the Convention and Visitors Bureau or its successor should include such measures. …

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