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It was another record-breaking year for tourism trips in New Mexico in 2016, according to the state Tourism Department.
There were an estimated 34.4 million trips in New Mexico last calendar year, up about 3 percent from the 33.4 million visits in 2015, the department reported. In 2010, about 29.8 million visits were made.
Of 2016’s 34.4 million trips, roughly 24.3 million, or 70 percent, were by out-of-state visitors.