Posts by Susan Mowers

Rural Tourism COVID-19 Response Plan-UPDATED 11/11/20

Rural Tourism COVID-19 Response Plan UPDATE 11/22/20 Gov. Sisolak announced a Statewide Pause that will begin Nov. 24, 2020 in an effort to curb the surge in COVID-19 cases in Nevada. The Pause imposes increased restrictions on businesses, and is set to last for three weeks. Under the new measures: Restaurants, bars, gaming operations, gyms, […]

Rural Nevada groups get $300,000 to promote tourism

The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) on Dec. 11, 2019, approved $301,575 in grants to promote tourism to the state’s rural areas. *Note: This press release was updated March 2, 2020 to include the full list of grant recipients.

Find UFOs and other phenomena on the Area 51-ISH quest this fall

The storm’s coming, and Travel Nevada invites all naruto runners to take part in the Area 51 Intergalatic Scavenger Hunt (Area 51-ISH) this fall. Find and get Unidentified Free Objects (UFOs) and other spacy swag on Nevada’s Extraterrestrial Highway and in surrounding communities of Tonopah, Caliente and Pioche

Travel Nevada awards $1 million in marketing grants to rural Nevada

The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) on Wednesday approved $1,348,425 in grant funding to rural tourism agencies. The Rural Marketing Grants program supports rural Nevada destinations in their marketing efforts. *Note: This news release was updated Sept. 3, 2019,  to correct an error in calculating the total amount of grant funding awarded.  **Note: This news release was updated March 2, 2020, to include a spreadsheet with all grant recipients.