CARSON CITY, Nev. — Tourism professionals will gather to discuss industry advocacy, international visitation and collaboration at the Nevada Governor’s Conference on Tourism, Dec. 4-5 at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks.

CARSON CITY – Nevada Magazine, the official travel publication for the state of Nevada, raked in the awards at the annual Nevada Press Association’s 2012 “Better Business Contest,” once again earning first place in General Excellence for magazines.

'Nevada's a great place to learn about geology, paleontology and the history of the American West'

Rockhounds head to the Denio area near the Oregon border, where three mines offer for-fee digging.

CARSON CITY, Nev. —  The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) awarded the much-anticipated Projects Relating to Tourism Grants, along with the semi-annual tourism marketing grants, at today’s commission meeting, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced.

Projects Relating to Tourism Grants help fund infrastructure improvements that will attract visitors, and after a temporary suspension due to a decline in tourism revenues, the grants were reinstated this year.

Enjoy competition dancing, Native American arts and crafts, drum groups and more at the event celebrating Native American heritage, history and pride.

On Sunday, May 20, eclipse-chasers will have to travel to the western United States to witness a spectacular annular solar eclipse, and Nevada will get the lion’s share of the eclipse’s path.

CARSON CITY, Nev. – After several rounds of voting and months of friendly competition, six unique locations in Nevada have been identified as Nevada’s Treasures, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced today.

Historic sites, natural wonders still in the running; vote through May 4

The June Stannard Scholarship winner also was announced at the event.

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