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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 […]

TravelNevada announces summer 2017 must-do list

CARSON CITY, Nev. – As the weather warms up, people begin to daydream about the ideal summer. Phrases like “best summer ever” and “#Summer2k17” get thrown around. To ensure that those dreams live up to expectations, Nevada has put together a summer bucket list for adventurers, explorers and travelers of all types. To begin charting your […]