Posts by tBarnthouse

Travel Nevada’s Airstream campaign wins Best of Show in 2020 Reno ADDY contest

Travel Nevada’s Airstream campaign wins Best of Show in 2020 Reno ADDY contest CARSON CITY, Nevada — Travel Nevada has won Best of Show in the category of Branded Content & Entertainment Campaign in the 2020 Reno ADDY competition for its Airstream Campaign in partnership with Matador Network. Additionally, Travel Nevada received one gold and […]

Nevada Division of Tourism | COVID-19 Resources

Along with the Nevada Governor’s Office and the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, the Nevada Division of Tourism is closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19. We are taking precautions according to information and recommendations released by the Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization. At this time, federal public health officials have […]

STEP Act Would Provide Needed Relief for Travel Employers

PRESS RELEASE | July 28, 2020 WASHINGTON – U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on introduction of the Sustaining Tourism Enterprises During the COVID-19 Pandemic (STEP) Act (S. 4299) “Protection, relief and stimulus for travel-related businesses needs to be a significant priority in […]

Corez Masto, Blunt, Klobuchar, and Cramer Introduce Legislation to Support Tourism Industry, Protect Travelers and Workers

July 28, 2020 Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today led Senators Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) in introducing bipartisan legislation to provide economic support for organizations involved in promoting and hosting tourism, travel, or other special events. The Sustaining Tourism Enterprises During the COVID-19 Pandemic (STEP) […]

NV Independent Article | Sisolak: Businesses including bars, gyms and churches can reopen on Friday as state moves into ‘Phase 2’

https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/sisolak-businesses-including-bars-gyms-and-churches-can-reopen-on-friday-as-state-moves-into-phase-2 Sisolak: Businesses including bars, gyms and churches can reopen on Friday as state moves into ‘Phase 2’ By Riley Snyder and Michelle Rindels Nevada will move into Phase 2 of its reopening plan on Friday amid downward trends in COVID-19 positivity test rates and hospitalizations — a transition that will allow additional venues including […]

U.S. Travel Industry Releases Guidance for “Travel in the New Normal”

U.S. Travel Industry Releases Guidance for “Travel in the New Normal” Task force of physicians and travel leaders authored health-focused travel guidance across all segments of travel WASHINGTON (May 4, 2020)—Following a collaboration between medical experts and a broad array of businesses and organizations, the U.S. travel industry submitted to the White House and governors […]

Letter to Travel Nevada Industry Partners

April 29, 2020 Nevada Tourism Partners, As we enter the month of May after six weeks of shutdown, we all wonder when we will be able to resume a daily routine that can be deemed anything close to normal. Beyond that, we are apprehensive about the stability of the economy and the ongoing threat of […]

CARES Act Webinar Slides, Information

From U.S. Travel Association CARES Act Webinar U.S. Travel hosted a webinar earlier today to walk our members through the provisions of the CARES Act for which travel industry companies are eligible. Please see helpful resources below—all of which are also available on our CARES Act resources page—to ensure as many travel companies as possible are […]

U.S. Travel Association CARES Act Webinar

From U.S. Travel Association: To ensure that our industry is well-equipped to take advantage of everything the CARES Act offers, we will be hosting a webinar with U.S. Travel’s government relations team tomorrow, March 30, at 12 p.m. PT to walk you through the legislation, share the available resources we developed with details of the bill and eligibility for […]