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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lt. Gov. Hutchison to head TravelNevada trade mission to China April 5-15

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison will lead a delegation of Nevada travel industry professionals on a trade mission to China April 5-15. China is an important market for Nevada and the United States, as it is one of the fastest-growing inbound travel markets to our country. The U.S. Travel Association (USTA) estimates […]

Nevadans gather in Elko April 26-28 for tips on tourism marketing

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada’s rural tourism professionals will gather April 26-28 in Elko for the annual Rural Roundup conference, Lieutenant Governor and Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) Chairman Mark Hutchison announced today. “Rural Roundup is essential to the growth and advancement of Nevada’s continually expanding tourism markets,” Lt. Gov. Hutchison said. “Through this event, […]

Plan your next adventure with the free 2017 TravelNevada Visitor’s Guide

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Lose yourself under a star-scattered night sky at Great Basin National Park, redefine your limits in a high-performance Ferrari in Las Vegas or step outside your comfort zone among the red sandstone cliffs of Valley of Fire State Park. The Nevada experience is as varied as the millions of visitors who […]