Posts Categorized: Travel

Touring Space from New Mexico: Spaceport America

Much has been written about Spaceport America and Richard Branson’s plans for Virgin Galactic to take travelers into space from the facility located just west of US Army White Sands Missile Range in Sierra County, New Mexico…  but I had yet to visit it myself. I had my chance last week to tour the Gateway… Read more »

La Fonda is New Mexico True. Are You?

I attended my first New Mexico Tourism Commission meeting as a newly appointed commissioner this week, as well as the New Mexico Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The hospitality industry is challenging, but it is also fun and filled with a lot of creative people. We had many successes to celebrate this year, and as Governor… Read more »

Postcard from La Fonda: Batty for the Batmobile at Barrett-Jackson

The Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction produces the world’s greatest collector car events each year in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; Orange County, California; and Las Vegas, Nevada. The big buzz at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale this weekend was all about the Batmobile. The original 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car that was used in the… Read more »