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New tourism report shows billion-dollar increase in visitor spending and new job creation

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) today announced a preliminary 2016 report showing increased revenue and employment powered by the travel sector. The report was announced during the industry’s designated education day at the Nevada State Legislature. Hoteliers, visitor bureaus, and others from the travel industry gathered at the Legislature to […]
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Reno journalist joins Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs has hired longtime Reno journalist Guy Clifton to serve on its public relations team. Clifton joins the team as a public relations specialist dedicated to the cultural affairs divisions of the department: the Division of Museums & History, the Nevada Arts Council, and […]
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Nevada celebrates Chinese New Year with events, entertainment and more

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Celebrate Chinese New Year in Nevada! Silver State resorts will mark the Year of the Rooster, which begins Jan. 28, with events, special entertainment, décor and dining specials. From Reno in the north to Las Vegas in the south, may everyone find happiness and good fortune this lunisolar year. IN NORTHERN […]
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TravelNevada Establishes New Travel Industry Award

  CARSON CITY, Nev. — TravelNevada announced today the establishment of the Larry J. Friedman Industry Partner of the Year Award. In celebration of long-time Nevada tourism industry leader, Larry Friedman, the Division of Tourism and Nevada Commission on Tourism will present this annual award at its Rural Roundup conference. The award commemorates the person or […]
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Nevada Tourism grants $504,230 to rural areas for tourism promotion

CARSON CITY — The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) has awarded $504,230 in grants to rural Nevada tourism organizations for marketing efforts, Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison announced Wednesday. Among the awardees are five first-time applicants, as well as cultural and recreational events that drive overnight stays in Nevada communities. “The NCOT grant program supports rural […]
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TravelNevada Launches Fall/Winter Marketing Campaign

Campaign builds on success of national-award-winning “Don’t Fence Me In” millennial marketing effort CARSON CITY, Nev. —TravelNevada (Nevada Division of Tourism) recently launched its new Fall/Winter integrated marketing campaign, continuing its successful outreach to millennial and adventure travelers. The Fall/Winter campaign will feature an enhanced digital experience on TravelNevada.com, new photography and videography featuring authentic […]
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Nevada celebrates history and harvest at fall events

CARSON CITY, N.V. – As the leaves begin to change, so do the types of events in the Silver State. Fall brings a variety of harvest festivals, city celebrations and even meteor showers to Nevada. It also brings the anniversary of Nevada’s statehood, celebrated at the end of October each year. Though similar celebrations happen […]
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Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) wins top national honor from the U.S. Travel Association

CARSON CITY, Nev. – At a recent U.S. Travel Association event in Florida, winners of the 2016 national Mercury Awards were announced. TravelNevada was named Best Public Relations Campaign for its current “Don’t Fence Me In” millennial marketing effort. The most distinguished award for tourism marketing nationally, Mercury Awards recognize excellence and creative accomplishment in […]

NEVADA CAMPAIGN RECOGNIZED AS BEST TRAVEL MARKETING PROGRAM NATIONWIDE

Team also wins national accolades for JetBlue launch event. CARSON CITY, N.V. – During a recent ceremony in New York City, TravelNevada was awarded an elusive Silver Anvil – the public relations industry’s most distinguished honor from the Public Relations Society of America – for its “Don’t Fence Me In” millennial marketing campaign. TravelNevada also […]