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New ‘Cowboy Corridor’ itinerary showcases Nevada section of I-80

CARSON CITY — Check out the ghost town where Mark Twain once prospected, get a primer in pyrotechnics in Battle Mountain, and connect with Western culture in Elko: it’s all in the new Cowboy Corridor itinerary published by the Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada). The itinerary, which illustrates attractions along the Interstate 80 corridor, coincides […]

TravelNevada unveils new itinerary designed for extraterrestrial life forms

CARSON CITY, Nev. — In an intergalactic outreach campaign, the Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) has created a travel itinerary suited to the possible extraterrestrial life forms identified in the $22 million Defense Department program described in a Dec. 16 New York Times article. The 487 mile/2.284e-11 light year itinerary includes such attractions as the […]

TravelNevada offers thrilling reasons to travel in 2018

CARSON CITY, Nev. (December 18, 2017) – In Nevada, 2018 is shaping up to be one of the best years yet, with new resorts, restaurants and recreation. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a longtime fan, TravelNevada invites all to experience the “Don’t Fence Me In” spirit in a whole new way. ~Winter and Sports […]

Rural Nevada tourism agencies to receive $666,600 in state grants

LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) approved $660,600 in grants for rural tourism organizations to promote their destinations, Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison announced Monday. The grants will be distributed by the Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) through its longstanding Rural Marketing Grants program. Among the tourism initiatives and special events to receive […]

Message from the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs

Words cannot express our grief and sadness over the senseless shooting in Las Vegas last night, Oct. 1. That a single person could bring upon Las Vegas such destruction and sadness – such stark contrast to what the city stands for – is unthinkable. We offer our humble condolences to the victims of this terrible […]

TravelNevada and Reno Bites teams up to develop food-themed road trip itinerary

Social promotion runs through Oct. 11 — participants have a chance to be on the Reno Bites Chef Showdown judging panel. CARSON CITY, Nev. — Reno is featured in a new food-themed road trip itinerary through northern Nevada developed by TravelNevada and Reno Bites, the food event taking place Oct. 9-15 in Reno. The itinerary […]

TravelNevada Launches 360° Video ‘Don’t Fence Me In’ Tour

Participants can enter for a chance to win one of seven ultimate Nevada getaways CARSON CITY, Nev. (September 7, 2017) – Beginning Sept. 2, the Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) will take over major events and high traffic areas in three key California cities as part of its first-ever “Don’t Fence Me In” 360-degree video […]

U.S. Travel Outlook – July 2017

  What follows are some select excerpts from the latest U.S. Travel Association’s “U.S. Travel Outlook,” a compilation of current research and trends by David Huether. The industry insights we think may be of particular interest to Nevada Industry Partners include TRAVEL TRENDS INDEX, CONSUMER CONFIDENCE, and CONSUMER SPENDING. Read on!   TRAVEL TRENDS INDEX […]

Nevada Tourism awards $983,400 in grants to promote rural Nevada

CARSON CITY, Nev. — New special events are slated for rural Nevada, including a quirky cooking festival that involves steam engines, as well as an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the land-speed record. Both are among projects funded by the Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) through its rural marketing grants program. TravelNevada distributed $983,400 […]