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Rural Tourism COVID19 Reopening Plan-UPDATED 7/27/20

REOPENING NEVADA UPDATE 07/27/10 New Directive Announced to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19 Bars, pubs, taverns, distilleries, breweries, and wineries that don’t serve food in the following Nevada counties must close effective 11:59 p.m. today to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the State. These business must remain counties closed in the following […]

Travel Nevada proclamation recognizing National Travel and Tourism Week

A proclamation by Travel Nevada Travel has a critical role in Nevada’s and the nation’s economic prosperity. A robust travel industry has provided significant economic benefits for the nation, generating more than $2.6 trillion in economic output last year, with $1.1 trillion spent directly by travelers in the United States and $40.8 billion in Nevada […]

Public relations team garners coverage of Nevada; hosts industry webinar on influencers

Travel Nevada’s public relations team brought international and domestic travel media into the state this summer and fall, and also shared its social media influencer policy with industry partners in a September webinar. Recent media hits include a feature story — and the cover — of the August Nat Geo India, the result of an […]

Sales efforts include new international markets, multiple trade missions

Travel Nevada’s Sales and Industry Partners team spent the past few months promoting the state around the world – including in key travel markets Japan and South Korea, as well as in Mexico and Australia. Earlier this year, Travel Nevada contracted with international marketing and public relations firm Aviareps for representation in Japan, the United […]

New ads debut in summer/fall 2019: Nevada — all roads lead to freedom

Travel Nevada’s new 30-second commercial spot and animated digital ads began running in August 2019, featuring Cathedral Gorge, Black Canyon and other rural destinations, along with urban scenes from downtown Las Vegas. Check out the commercial on Travel Nevada.com (click the “Get the Story” box), or click here. Designed to raise awareness of Nevada as […]

Hellos and goodbyes

                  Staff changes   Travel Nevada welcomed two new staff members in the last quarter of 2018, and bid farewell to two longstanding, key members of the team. Tracie Barnthouse in October joined Travel Nevada as a public relations specialist focusing on stakeholder engagement, international media relations […]

Travel Nevada wraps up 2018 with marketing projects, tourism summit and more

Travel Nevada ended 2018 with a range of activities to promote tourism to the state. Below are some of the agency’s activities from October to December, as well as information on how to get involved. Travel Nevada brand evolution, 2019 visitors guide and new state map Travel Nevada’s marketing team presented an updated version of […]

Travel Nevada hires new rural programs manager, promotes sales manager

CARSON CITY, Nevada — The Nevada Division of Tourism (Travel Nevada) has hired Shari Bombard as its rural programs manager, and promoted Yennifer Diaz to international market manager. Bombard comes to the position from Tonopah, where she was the tourism and events coordinator, beginning in 2016. In that role, she directed and coordinated Tonopah’s tourism […]

Join a great team!

Travel Nevada is looking for a public relations specialist The Nevada Division of Tourism (Travel Nevada) is hiring a public relations specialist. This full-time, unclassified exempt position works with a team to support stakeholder engagement, international media relations, and social media. Get the details here.  

Get in the 2019 Travel Nevada Visitors Guide!

New content, features planned User-generated content, augmented reality features and an expanded print run are planned for the 2019 Travel Nevada Visitors Guide. The guide will retain the road trip itineraries that cover Nevada’s rural and urban communities, supported by user-generated stories and photos from Nevada travelers. Augmented reality technology similar to that used on […]