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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: […]

Brazilian TV Show Viaje Comigo visits Nevada

Courtesy of Peter and Erick Goldschmidt TravelNevada, in partnership with Sixt Rent a Car and Affinity, provided an adventure in the great Silver State to Peter and Erick from the Goldschmidt family, the hosts of the Brazilian Travel TV Show Viaje Comigo. TV Show Viaje Comigo is broadcasted every Sunday 8pm at TV Novo Tempo. […]

“Secrets of the Desert”—KSNV Las Vegas Explores the ET Highway

Secrets of the Desert: The Little A’Le’Inn and Lunar Crater National Natural Landmark by Gerard Ramalho Monday, February 6th 2017  7 photos LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — Our trek along the Extraterrestrial Highway picks up at the town of Rachel, Nev., population 54, give or take. It’s a tiny community, with a big reputation for stories […]

Draw of cultural tourism increasing in Nevada

RENO, Nev. — Gaming may still be king in Nevada, but the draw of the state’s arts and history is a powerful queen for the tourism industry. Visitors to the Silver State are increasingly discovering a wealth of cultural options to enjoy from the traditions of cowboy poetry and railroad history to the alternative culture […]

TravelNevada Establishes New Travel Industry Award

  CARSON CITY, Nev. — TravelNevada announced today the establishment of the Larry J. Friedman Industry Partner of the Year Award. In celebration of long-time Nevada tourism industry leader, Larry Friedman, the Division of Tourism and Nevada Commission on Tourism will present this annual award at its Rural Roundup conference. The award commemorates the person or […]

Re-Covering Brazil: Nevada featured in O Globo, Rio de Janeiro’s principal paper

December has been a hot month for Nevada tourism in Brazil, with two major-publication cover stories in as many weeks. This time the beauty of the Silver State was the feature article in “Boa Viagem” — the travel supplement of O Globo, Brazil’s 2nd biggest newspaper. The popular Rio de Janeiro-based paper boasts a monthly combined print and […]

Nevada headlines Tourism section in Folha de S. Paulo — Brazil’s biggest newspaper

Our Brazil PR and Marketing team awoke on December 1 with some exciting news: Nevada made the cover of the tourism supplement of Folha de S. Paulo, the most widely circulated newspaper in Brazil with a combined print and online readership that exceeds 20 million per month. The feature included a stunning cover photo and centerfold article […]