News & Press Releases

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 […]

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, […]

Discover Your Nevada toolkit

Partners, welcome to Travel Nevada’s Discover Your Nevada campaign! We’re excited to partner with you on this journey as we work to help support our industry partners within the state. The goal of the Discover Your Nevada campaign is to inspire Nevadans to travel within the state. We hope these resources will allow you to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

Letter from NDTCA Director Brenda Scolari

Nevada Tourism Partners, We begin fiscal year 2021 facing many uncertainties, but we are inspired by our confidence in you, Nevada’s tourism industry partners, the most dedicated people in the hospitality business. As Nevada navigates through Phase Two of the state’s reopening process, many of you are back in business and welcoming visitors to our […]