News & Press Releases

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 (click the “Get the Story” box), or click here. Designed to raise awareness of Nevada as well […]

Get the new TravelNevada Visitor’s Guide

Get the new TravelNevada Visitor’s Guide Road trip itineraries featuring communities throughout Nevada are the focus of the 2019 TravelNevada Visitor’s Guide. Destination marketing organizations and businesses that would like copies of the book to give to visitors should contact Lindsey John at Visitors also can order individual copies at The 124-page guide […]

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 […]

Partner with TravelNevada to promote your destination

TravelNevada offers several ways for partners to promote their destinations — and Nevada as a whole — during the first half of 2019. Those opportunities include joining TravelNevada at the Travel and Adventure shows in Los Angeles, Denver and San Francisco in February and March. Partners also are needed to assist with various in-market familiarization […]

Participate in Tourism Day at the Legislature Feb. 13

The Nevada Legislature will begin its 80th session on Feb. 4, and on Feb. 13, TravelNevada will host Tourism Day at the Legislature. Tourism partners – destination marketing organizations, businesses catering to tourists and other interested parties — are encouraged to participate in this event to raise awareness of the tourism industry. A breakfast for […]

TravelNevada wraps up 2018 with marketing projects, tourism summit and more

TravelNevada ended 2018 with a range of activities to promote tourism to the state. Below are some of the agency’s activities from October to December, as well as information on how to get involved. TravelNevada brand evolution, 2019 visitors guide and new state map TravelNevada’s marketing team presented an updated version of the TravelNevada logo […]

Summer activities wrap-up

TravelNevada and partners promote the state abroad and at home Sales missions, in-market media trips and new advertising creative filled TravelNevada’s calendar for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019. Below is a look at some recent activities to promote Nevada as a tourism destination, and how to get involved. Working with Brand USA and […]

TravelNevada hires new rural programs manager, promotes sales manager

CARSON CITY, Nevada — The Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) has hired Shari Bombard as its rural programs manager, and promoted Yennifer Diaz to international market manager. Bombard comes to the position from Tonopah, where she was the tourism and events coordinator, beginning in 2016. In that role, she directed and coordinated Tonopah’s tourism efforts, […]