Travel Nevada Welcomes Elsa Gomez as Global Market Manager

CARSON CITY, NV – Travel Nevada announces the hire of Elsa Gomez as Global Market Manager. In her new role, Gomez will manage Travel Nevada’s international trade efforts and daily operations with global agencies in Australia, Canada, Germany, Mexico, and the U.K.

Gomez brings over 30 years of experience in the hospitality and tourism industry to Travel Nevada. Throughout her career, she has held positions as Director of Sales and Marketing and Director of Leisure for some of southern Nevada’s most well-known hotel brands including Marriott, Hilton, and Caesars Entertainment. Gomez has also excelled in account development and management, building relationships with key travel and trade partners in the online travel agent (OTA), wholesale/leisure, and group account market segments.

“Travel Nevada is excited to expand the Industry Development team,” said Rafael Villanueva, Travel Nevada Chief Executive Officer. “The Global Market Manager role is crucial in engaging with our international markets and monitoring tourism trends. Her extensive experience is a valuable addition to the team, ensuring Travel Nevada implements effective programs to drive increased visitation to Nevada’s destinations.”

Having lived in Las Vegas for over 15 years, Gomez will bring her passion for leisure and travel industry sales to Travel Nevada. She will leverage her expertise to develop, implement, and maintain a collaborative strategic plan to ensure Travel Nevada is evolving and actively engaged with current and future global market trends.

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The Nevada Division of Tourism is a division of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs. More commonly known as Travel Nevada, the Nevada Division of Tourism is responsible for promoting and marketing Nevada as a travel destination to domestic and international travelers. Operating within a performance-based budget structure, Travel Nevada is funded solely by a percentage of lodging tax paid by overnight guests throughout the state. For more, visit