Press Releases

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 […]

Carson City eighth-grader wins Discover Your Nevada essay contest

Travel Nevada’s ‘Discover Your Nevada’ effort encourages all Nevadans to visit within the state RENO, Nevada — Nadia Hill, an eighth-grade student at Eagle Valley Middle School in Carson City, has won the 2018 Discover Your Nevada essay contest, Nevada State Superintendent Steve Canavero announced today. The statewide contest, now in its second year, is […]

Nevada tourism industry recognizes top advocates with service awards

EDITORS: For images of tourism award winners, see https://bit.ly/2qxK5fy TONOPAH, Nevada — The Nevada Division of Tourism (Travel Nevada) honored several individuals and organizations for their dedication to the state’s tourism industry at the VolunTourism Awards Dinner April 12 in Tonopah. Six Excellence in Tourism awards were announced, one from each of the state’s six […]

Travel Nevada grants funding for 25 tourism infrastructure projects

CARSON CITY, Nevada — The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) approved $200,000 in grant funding for infrastructure projects, Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison announced today. The Projects Relating to Tourism Grants are distributed by the Nevada Division of Tourism (Travel Nevada) every other year and fund such capital improvement endeavors as visitor kiosks and interpretive signs. […]

Travel Nevada announces Discover Your Nevada eighth-grade essay contest

CARSON CITY, Nevada — Travel Nevada (Nevada Division of Tourism) and the Nevada Department of Education are offering the Discover Your Nevada essay contest for eighth-graders. The contest, now in its second year, has a prize of a Nevada field trip. Eighth graders should write a full-page, single-typed essay reflecting on a memorable travel experience […]

Travel Nevada announces promotions within marketing department

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (Travel Nevada) today announced a series of internal promotions in its Carson City office prompted by the resignation of former director Claudia Vecchio. David Peterson, formerly the department’s deputy director, stepped in as interim director upon Vecchio’s departure in November 2017. Brenda Nebesky, formerly […]

Tourism pros to gather in Tonopah April 11-13 for Rural Roundup

CARSON CITY, Nevada — Tips on astrophotography, historical buildings as tourist draws and productive strategic plans are among the topics at the Rural Roundup conference April 11-13 in Tonopah, Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison announced today. The annual conference, organized by the Nevada Division of Tourism (Travel Nevada), is a forum for those in Nevada’s rural […]

Road-trip itineraries, Nevada characters featured in new Nevada Visitor’s Guide

Road-trip itineraries, Nevada characters featured in new Nevada Visitor’s Guide CARSON CITY — The Nevada Division of Tourism (Travel Nevada) has released its 2018 Visitor’s Guide, available at visitors centers, airports, and hotels throughout the state. The free, 124-page guide also will be available for order or download from Travel Nevada.com/travel-guides later this month. “Nevada […]