Albuquerque International Sunport Named a 2016 TRIPADVISOR Travelers’ Choice Favorite For U.S. Airports – 8/18/16

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Albuquerque International Sunport has been named a 2016 TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice Favorite for U.S. Airports in the MEDIUM AIRPORTS category, based on global feedback from the TripAdvisor community.

The first annual Travelers’ Choice Favorites for U.S. Airports highlight the most popular domestic airports in the categories of shopping, dining, large airports and medium airports. Criteria include security, baggage claim, cleanliness, Wi-Fi, terminal seating and more.

The awards recognized five airports in each category. For more information on the awards and the complete list of 2016 winners of the Travelers’ Choice Favorites for U.S. Airports, go to: http://blog.tripadvisor.com/2016/08/18/top-u-s-airports-according-travelers/

“The Sunport is the front porch for all of New Mexico,” said Mayor Richard J. Berry. “Albuquerque is a great city to live in and a wonderful destination to visit. We strive to make sure as soon as someone steps off the plane or steps into the building they feel welcomed, safe and surrounded by our rich culture. I am pleased travelers recognized this and have chosen to honor us as a top airport.”

“Regardless of which airline they choose, a traveler’s experience at an airport can make or break a trip,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “From major travel hubs to smaller stops, these Travelers’ Choice Favorites for U.S. airports are dedicated to providing a positive travel experience for every flyer.”

About ABQ
The Albuquerque International Sunport is a world-renowned facility that welcomes nearly five million travelers per year. The Albuquerque International Sunport is owned by the City of Albuquerque and operated by the Aviation Department. For Sunport information, please visit our web site at www.abqsunport.com or call (505) 244-7700.

About TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor® is the world’s largest travel site*, enabling travelers to unleash the full potential of every trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices.

TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 340 million unique monthly visitors**, and 350 million reviews and opinions covering 6.5 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 48 markets worldwide. TripAdvisor: Know better, Book better and Go better.

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP), through its subsidiaries, manages and operates websites under 24 other travel media brands:
www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.thefork.com (including www.lafourchette.com, www.eltenedor.com, www.iens.nl, www.besttables.com and www.dimmi.com.au), www.gateguru.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.housetrip.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.jetsetter.com, www.niumba.com, www.onetime.com, www.oyster.com, www.seatguru.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com, www.travelpod.com, www.tripbod.com, www.vacationhomerentals.com, www.viator.com, and www.virtualtourist.com.

*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, February 2016

**Source: TripAdvisor log files, Q1 2016

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