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Sales efforts include new international markets, multiple trade missions

Travel Nevada’s Sales and Industry Partners team spent the past few months promoting the state around the world – including in key travel markets Japan and South Korea, as well as in Mexico and Australia. Earlier this year, Travel Nevada contracted with international marketing and public relations firm Aviareps for representation in Japan, the United […]

New ads debut in summer/fall 2019: Nevada — all roads lead to freedom

Travel Nevada’s new 30-second commercial spot and animated digital ads began running in August 2019, featuring Cathedral Gorge, Black Canyon and other rural destinations, along with urban scenes from downtown Las Vegas. Check out the commercial on TravelNevada.com (click the “Get the Story” box), or click here. Designed to raise awareness of Nevada as well […]

Hellos and goodbyes

                  Staff changes   TravelNevada welcomed two new staff members in the last quarter of 2018, and bid farewell to two longstanding, key members of the team. Tracie Barnthouse in October joined TravelNevada as a public relations specialist focusing on stakeholder engagement, international media relations and social […]

Nevada Tourism awards $983,400 in grants to promote rural Nevada

CARSON CITY, Nev. — New special events are slated for rural Nevada, including a quirky cooking festival that involves steam engines, as well as an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the land-speed record. Both are among projects funded by the Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) through its rural marketing grants program. TravelNevada distributed $983,400 […]

Ski season ushers in new adventures in Nevada

CARSON CITY, N.V. (November 10, 2015) – With up to a foot of fresh snow blanketing some of Tahoe’s peaks, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe’s early opening last week and Heavenly Mountain Resort’s opening announcement this week, ski season has officially begun in Nevada. This week’s early openings and generous snowfall, alongside whispers of an upcoming […]

Nevada tourism director wins international marketing award

CARSON CITY, Nev. – In a recent announcement to members of the Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA), Claudia Vecchio, director at Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (dba TravelNevada), was named the 2015 winner of the J. Desmond Slattery Professional Marketing Award. TTRA is the leading association globally for travel and tourism research. […]