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 […]

A Note from the Director – July 2017

Hello, fellow Nevadans! I am pleased to announce our redesigned website,, and complementing newsletter – each designed just for you. We’ve created this newsletter to serve as your resource for quick information on programs, campaigns, and industry news. It also will provide specific links to where you will find more information about each […]

Territory Highlight: Rural Roundup in Elko

  The 27th annual Rural Roundup was held in Elko at the end of April. More than 200 tourism volunteers and professionals attended the conference to hear the latest trends on a number of topics including photography, videography, social media, marketing strategies, welcome signage, mobile apps and more. The Cowboy-Up Film Festival featured 90-second destination […]

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 […]

Save Brand USA Funding

The U.S. Travel Association has created a call to action to support Brand USA in regards to the latest from Washington on a key priority of the travel and tourism industry – The Administration has proposed a federal budget that would eliminate the U.S.’s investment in Brand USA, the international travel marketing arm of the […]

International Offices Update – July, 2017

TravelNevada International Offices TravelNevada continues to evolve in the efforts of promoting Nevada to our International Markets. As we begin the new Fiscal Year of 2018, TravelNevada will have representation in the following International Markets: Australia Canada China France Germany India United Kingdom   Mexico and Beyond We will be changing our in-market representation for […]

Nevada Museums at the DMV

A video promoting Nevada’s seven state museums is being shown at Department of Motor Vehicles offices around the state. The one-minute video, produced in-house by the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, includes an introduction by Gov. Brian Sandoval, made during a visit to the Nevada State Museum in Carson City in May. “Nevada’s museums […]

Industry Announcements – July 2017

Here is a quick look at what’s around the bend in the Nevada tourism world, as of July, 2017. Partner Websites: Live! was launched to provide a “one-stop” online home for services, programs and all things industry-facing offered by the Nevada Division of Tourism. The website connects TravelNevada’s existing and prospective tourism partners with information, marketing […]

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 […]

‘Discover Your Nevada’ and hit the road for a cause this summer

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) will launch its annual Discover Your Nevada campaign this month to encourage Nevadans to explore and discover the Silver State this summer. The campaign is a cooperative program with the Nevada Department of Education, which runs an essay contest for Nevada eighth-graders, the winners of […]