Hellos and goodbyes

                  Staff changes   TravelNevada welcomed two new staff members in the last quarter of 2018, and bid farewell to two longstanding, key members of the team. Tracie Barnthouse in October joined TravelNevada as a public relations specialist focusing on stakeholder engagement, international media relations and social […]

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 […]

Ski season ushers in new adventures in Nevada

CARSON CITY, N.V. (November 10, 2015) – With up to a foot of fresh snow blanketing some of Tahoe’s peaks, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe’s early opening last week and Heavenly Mountain Resort’s opening announcement this week, ski season has officially begun in Nevada. This week’s early openings and generous snowfall, alongside whispers of an upcoming […]

Nevada tourism director wins international marketing award

CARSON CITY, Nev. – In a recent announcement to members of the Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA), Claudia Vecchio, director at Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (dba TravelNevada), was named the 2015 winner of the J. Desmond Slattery Professional Marketing Award. TTRA is the leading association globally for travel and tourism research. […]

Nevada Magazine receives top awards from the Nevada Press Association

Carson City, Nev. (October 8, 2015) – Carrying on its trailblazing tradition, Nevada Magazine could not be fenced in last Friday at the Nevada Press Association awards banquet as it claimed five first-place awards including the coveted General Excellence award, the top prize in the magazine category. “Nevada Magazine shows a proven commitment to excellence in […]

TravelNevada Reveals New Integrated Marketing Campaign

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Following approval by the Nevada Commission on Tourism, TravelNevada (Nevada Division of Tourism) today released plans for its Fall/Winter integrated marketing campaign. Through a variety of enhanced public relations, social and paid media channels, Nevada is again focusing the campaign to Millennials and Young Gen X travelers who have an adventure […]