Press Releases

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 […]

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, […]

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 Magazine promotes Megg Mueller to top position of executive editor

CARSON CITY, Nevada – Megg Mueller, Nevada Magazine’s managing editor, will step into the new role of executive editor this month. She assumed leadership of the publication after the March 6 retirement of publisher Janet Geary, who ran the magazine for the past 12 years. Nevada Magazine, which dates back to the 1930s, is a […]

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 […]