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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 […]

International buyers to attend Governor’s Global Tourism Summit Nov. 16-17 in Las Vegas

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Creating solid business development opportunities within the lucrative international travel market is the focus of the Governor’s Global Tourism Summit, Nov. 16-17 at Hilton Lake Las Vegas. The conference, presented by the Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada), includes the Nevada Marketplace, where Nevada tourism professionals meet one-on-one with more than 40 […]

Nation’s top tourism marketers headline Nevada’s new Global Tourism Summit

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) will present its inaugural Governor’s Global Tourism Summit in November, featuring keynote speaker Chris Thompson, president/CEO of Brand USA, Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison announced today. The Global Tourism Summit is the evolution of the long-running Governor’s Conference on Tourism, and will take place at the […]

Nevada celebrates independence with cannons, ghost towns and more

There is nowhere better to commemorate Independence Day than the patriotic Battle Born state or one of its old towns where the West was won. Nevada bleeds red, white and blue for the holiday, embracing its wild western roots. Virginia City Fourth of July Celebration Celebrate Independence Day in one of Nevada’s most iconic western […]