Travel Nevada awards $500,000 to rural communities to boost tourism

CARSON CITY, Nevada — The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) on Tuesday approved $500,000 in grants to rural communities to market themselves as tourism destinations. Travel Nevada will distribute 75 grants to support various marketing projects, including promotion of a new special event, the Eureka Gold Rush Games. “As more and more people become vaccinated […]

Gov. Sisolak congratulates winner of Travel Nevada kids’ flag contest

LAS VEGAS — Gov. Sisolak met virtually with Las Vegas-area fourth-grader Elijah Rivero and his classmates Tuesday afternoon to congratulate him on winning the Discover Your Nevada Kids flag contest. The online competition, organized by the Nevada Division of Tourism (Travel Nevada), provided an opportunity for students to express what they know about the state […]

Volunteer Impact Project (VIP) grants awarded

In November, Travel Nevada awarded $44,921 in Volunteer Impact Project (VIP) grants to six rural Nevada tourism organizations. These grants, funded with CRF (Coronavirus Relief Fund) money, focus on organizing volunteer groups to undertake projects that will improve the visitor experience. Travel Nevada hopes to make the VIP program permanent moving forward. The VIP program […]

Participate in legislative outreach

The Nevada Legislature will begin its 81st session on Feb. 1. Travel Nevada will focus its public affairs efforts on raising awareness of the importance of tourism to Nevada’s economy, and on explaining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our industry. We encourage all our partners to help us tell this story. Later this […]

Travel Nevada’s 4th-grade flag-design contest runs through Nov. 25

CARSON CITY, Nevada — Nevada fourth-graders are encouraged to enter Travel Nevada’s Discover Your Nevada Kids flag content through Nov. 25. Get started by visiting the online contest website, DiscoverNVKids.org/flag-submission. Students can download a flag template and use it to design their own versions of the Nevada flag, expressing what they know about the state […]

Travel Nevada set to award tourism grants through two different programs

CARSON CITY, Nevada — The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) on Wednesday approved $1.65 million in COVID-19 Rural Recovery Grants to Nevada tourism agencies. NCOT also approved $44,921 in grant funding for a separate program, the Volunteer Impact Program. Both grant programs were made possible through Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) through the federal Coronavirus Aid, […]