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Travel Nevada COVID-19 Rural Recovery Grant guidelines

A downloadable, PDF version of these guidelines are here: https://travelnevada.biz/wp-content/uploads/Recovery-Grant-Guidelines_updated-101620.pdf Updated Oct. 16, 2020 STATE OF NEVADA DIVISION OF TOURISM Nevada Division of Tourism Covid-19 Rural Recovery Grant Guidelines These grant funds have been approved by the Nevada Governor’s Finance Office and the Interim Finance Committee utilizing the Coronavirus Relief Funding allocated to the State […]

COVID-19 Rural Recovery Grants will open at 8 a.m. Sept. 30

Travel Nevada was approved for Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to aid in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency will distribute $1.65 million of those funds through its COVID-19 Rural Recovery Grant Program to help municipalities and nonprofit organizations promote that they are safe and open for visitors. This grant program differs significantly from […]

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, […]

Travel Nevada FY21 Recovery Plan

Travel Nevada’s FY21 Recovery Plan details Travel Nevada’s strategy to compete in a travel industry that has been transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our traditional audiences will consider a new set of needs and concerns as they make their travel decisions. Nevada’s statewide tourism partners will change the way they do business to accommodate health […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]