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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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Brazilian TV Show Viaje Comigo visits Nevada

Courtesy of Peter and Erick Goldschmidt TravelNevada, in partnership with Sixt Rent a Car and Affinity, provided an adventure in the great Silver State to Peter and Erick from the Goldschmidt family, the hosts of the Brazilian Travel TV Show Viaje Comigo. TV Show Viaje Comigo is broadcasted every Sunday 8pm at TV Novo Tempo. […]
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“Secrets of the Desert”—KSNV Las Vegas Explores the ET Highway

Secrets of the Desert: The Little A’Le’Inn and Lunar Crater National Natural Landmark by Gerard Ramalho Monday, February 6th 2017  7 photos LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — Our trek along the Extraterrestrial Highway picks up at the town of Rachel, Nev., population 54, give or take. It’s a tiny community, with a big reputation for stories […]
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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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Draw of cultural tourism increasing in Nevada

RENO, Nev. — Gaming may still be king in Nevada, but the draw of the state’s arts and history is a powerful queen for the tourism industry. Visitors to the Silver State are increasingly discovering a wealth of cultural options to enjoy from the traditions of cowboy poetry and railroad history to the alternative culture […]
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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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Re-Covering Brazil: Nevada featured in O Globo, Rio de Janeiro’s principal paper

December has been a hot month for Nevada tourism in Brazil, with two major-publication cover stories in as many weeks. This time the beauty of the Silver State was the feature article in “Boa Viagem” — the travel supplement of O Globo, Brazil’s 2nd biggest newspaper. The popular Rio de Janeiro-based paper boasts a monthly combined print and […]
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Nevada headlines Tourism section in Folha de S. Paulo — Brazil’s biggest newspaper

Our Brazil PR and Marketing team awoke on December 1 with some exciting news: Nevada made the cover of the tourism supplement of Folha de S. Paulo, the most widely circulated newspaper in Brazil with a combined print and online readership that exceeds 20 million per month. The feature included a stunning cover photo and centerfold article […]