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 […]

Trade shows, virtual fams keep Travel Nevada staff busy

Travel Nevada hosted virtual fam tours and promoted the state at virtual trade shows this spring, including the April fam for Mexican media and trade representatives showcasing two branded road trips, Neon to Nature and the Lake Tahoe Loop. Nevada was represented at multiple online trade shows this spring, culminating in the in-person Connect Tour […]

BLM NV and TravelNevada Kick Off 2021 Photo Contest

RENO, Nev.—The 2021 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada photo contest begins today in partnership with Travel Nevada. BLM Nevada will be accepting submissions for its annual photo contest now through Sept.15, 2021. “Nevada is a state full of wide-open spaces, stark landscapes, and rugged backcountry,” Brenda Scolari, director of the Nevada Department of Tourism and […]

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 […]

Volunteer Impact Project (VIP) grants awarded

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 […]