coronavirus

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 […]

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) […]

NV Independent Article | Sisolak: Businesses including bars, gyms and churches can reopen on Friday as state moves into ‘Phase 2’

https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/sisolak-businesses-including-bars-gyms-and-churches-can-reopen-on-friday-as-state-moves-into-phase-2 Sisolak: Businesses including bars, gyms and churches can reopen on Friday as state moves into ‘Phase 2’ By Riley Snyder and Michelle Rindels Nevada will move into Phase 2 of its reopening plan on Friday amid downward trends in COVID-19 positivity test rates and hospitalizations — a transition that will allow additional venues including […]

U.S. Travel Industry Releases Guidance for “Travel in the New Normal”

U.S. Travel Industry Releases Guidance for “Travel in the New Normal” Task force of physicians and travel leaders authored health-focused travel guidance across all segments of travel WASHINGTON (May 4, 2020)—Following a collaboration between medical experts and a broad array of businesses and organizations, the U.S. travel industry submitted to the White House and governors […]

U.S. Travel Association CARES Act Webinar

From U.S. Travel Association: To ensure that our industry is well-equipped to take advantage of everything the CARES Act offers, we will be hosting a webinar with U.S. Travel’s government relations team tomorrow, March 30, at 12 p.m. PT to walk you through the legislation, share the available resources we developed with details of the bill and eligibility for […]

CARES Act: Coronavirus Relief Package

From U.S. Travel Association | 3.25.2020 Congress and the administration are close to an agreement on the CARES Act to help businesses and workers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. This is the largest economic relief package in our nation’s history. The U.S. Senate is expected to vote tonight or early tomorrow, and the House intends to vote […]

Travel Nevada Office Closure Announcement

Partners, in guidance from Gov. Sisolak’s office, Travel Nevada will close its offices through March 27. This decision was made to protect the staff’s health and safety. Please know that you and this industry are our main focus, and we will update you through this situation.

A Message from U.S. Travel Assocation President and CEO Roger Dow

March 13, 2020 “The coronavirus outbreak is having an unprecedented impact on the U.S. travel industry as well as the broader economy. “U.S. Travel is actively engaging with Congress and The White House on a series of policies that will provide support, relief and recovery in the near-term – including to the many small businesses […]

Brand USA COVID-19 Update | 3.13.2020

March 13, 2020 Dear Partners: All of us in the travel industry are privileged to work in jobs that allow us to speak to the innate human desire to explore and discover new places and experiences. As the destination storytellers for the United States of America, Brand USA has the particular honor to help drive […]