Nevada’s statewide rural tourism industry will gather in Mesquite April 6-8 for the 21st Annual Rural Roundup conference to learn the latest trends in developing new markets and attracting more visitors from places far and near, including Las Vegas.

Applicants are being sought among Nevada high school seniors for the annual $1,000 June Stannard Memorial Scholarship to pursue a college degree that will lead to a career in the tourism industry.

A panel of top hotel executives and gaming experts will address the changing hospitality industry and their strategic plans for 2011 at the Nevada Governor’s Conference on Tourism, Lt. Gov. Brian K. Krolicki announced today.

The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) approved grants Tuesday to help rural communities attract visitors to such diverse attractions as an off-highway vehicle trail for Battle Mountain, a cowboy poetry and music festival in Genoa and a bathtub boat show in Ely.

Bethany Drysdale, media relations specialist for the Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT), was honored Thursday for her professional excellence by the regional chapter of a national professional organization.

Director Dann Lewis of the Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT), who guided an innovative year-long advertising campaign that delivered record-breaking results, has resigned effective Dec. 17, Lt. Gov. Brian K. Krolicki announced today.

Winter is fast approaching, and the Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) is counting on a novel ad campaign to lure visitors to the snow-capped mountains of the Silver State.

Nevada's newly revived Governor's Conference on Tourism will honor former U.S. Sen. Richard Bryan, whose vision and foresight led to creating the Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT), Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced today.

A year-long advertising campaign that strategically focused on the most lucrative travel markets delivered record-breaking results, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) chair, announced today.

The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) is expanding its promotion in the lucrative Chinese travel market to Shanghai, while cutting office operating costs countrywide 50 percent, Lt. Gov. Brian K. Krolicki announced today.

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