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 […]

Champions of Nevada’s rural tourism industry honored at state conference

ELKO, Nev. — The Nevada Division of Tourism recognized outstanding members of the state’s rural tourism industry at the VolunTourism Awards Dinner April 27 in Elko. The awards ceremony was a highlight of the state’s annual Rural Roundup conference. “Tourism is a significant component of rural Nevada economies,” Claudia Vecchio, Nevada Department of Tourism and […]

KUNR: Photography, Wineries And Cowboys—Nevada’s Rural Tourism

Reporter Noah Glick looks at what is being done to attract more people to Nevada’s rural communities.       Tourism is Nevada’s largest industry, making up nearly 30 percent of total state employment and bringing in more than $3 billion in tax revenue. But most visitors are only stopping in Nevada’s two urban centers: […]