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 […]
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Travel Nevada wants to ensure its partners are aware that the U.S. Small Business Administration will officially open the application period for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) at noon April 8. You can review the SBA press release, but here are a few highlights: Who’s eligible to apply? Operators of live venues, live performing […]
CARSON CITY, Nevada — The Nevada Division of Tourism (Travel Nevada) marketing team was recognized with three gold awards and one silver at the Reno American Advertising Awards on March 12. The annual event brings together the region’s brightest marketers to recognize creative excellence in the art of advertising. “We are extremely proud of the […]
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 […]
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 celebrates Tourism Day in the Nevada Legislature on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. Tourism Day in Nevada Proclamation
Travel Nevada’s mission to promote the state as a top tourism destination was severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more in the Travel Nevada FY20 Annual Report outlining the agency’s effort in FY20, and continuing into early FY21.
In November, Travel Nevada awarded $44,921 in Volunteer Impact Project (VIP) grants to six rural Nevada tourism organizations. These grants, funded with CRF (Coronavirus Relief Fund) money, focus on organizing volunteer groups to undertake projects that will improve the visitor experience. Travel Nevada hopes to make the VIP program permanent moving forward. The VIP program […]
The Nevada Legislature will begin its 81st session on Feb. 1. Travel Nevada will focus its public affairs efforts on raising awareness of the importance of tourism to Nevada’s economy, and on explaining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our industry. We encourage all our partners to help us tell this story. Later this […]
See Gov. Sisolak’s Dec. 4, 2020 news release about the first COVID-19 vaccine allocations for Nevada here. The release also has a link to Nevada’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program Playbook.
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 […]