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  • NETA Brochure Swap May 17

    The Lexington Chamber of Commerce invites you to save the date for the 2012 Nebraska Travel Association (NETA) Brochure Swap on May 17, 2012. The event will be held at the Dawson County Fairgrounds in Lexington. Event details and a registration form can b...
  • Submit your 2012 events to VisitNebraska.gov

    Now is the perfect time to send in your 2012 event information to be posted online at www.VisitNebraska.gov. Event listings are free and will help spread the word about your activity to tourists planning their Nebraska vacations!   To submit your event...
  • Gov. Heineman: The Importance of Ecotourism

    By Governor Dave HeinemanMarch 26, 2012   Dear Fellow Nebraskans:   Last week, I was pleased host Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas and Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado as we met to discuss common efforts and issues related to ecotourism and economic d...
  • Department of Economic Development announces 2012 Tourism Marketing Grants

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 16, 2012   CONTACTHeather Hogue, 402-471-3796 or heather.hogue@nebraska.govShannon Peterson, 402-471-3797 or shannon.j.peterson@nebraska.gov   (Lincoln, Neb.) The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) today...
  • Governors to meet and discuss eco-tourism and economic development

      CONTACTS Jen Rae Hein, NE, (402) 429-4701Eric Brown, CO, (785) 368-7138Sherriene Jones-Sontag, KS, (785) 368-7138   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Gov. Heineman to host Colorado and Kansas governors and view sandhill cranes   LINCOLN, NEB. (March 1...
  • Nebraska Travel Guide goes digital

      FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT: Shannon Peterson at 800-228-4307, 402-471-3797 or shannon.j.peterson@nebraska.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    New digital reader edition enhances interactivity for tablets   LINCOLN, NEB. (Feb. 21, 2012)—The 2012...
  • 2012 Nebraska Passport sites selected

      FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:Shannon Peterson at 800-228-4307, 402-471-3797or shannon.j.peterson@nebraska.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LINCOLN, NEB. (Feb. 14, 2012)—The featured stops for the 2012 Nebraska Passport have been selected.   This y...
  • Free 2012 Travel Guide now available

      FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:Shannon Peterson at 800-228-4307, 402-471-3797, or email: shannon.j.peterson@nebraska.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Start planning your Nebraska vacation LINCOLN, NEB. (Jan. 12, 2011)—The 2012 Nebraska Travel Guide is now ava...
  • Wineries, restaurants, golf courses, festivals, outfitters and more wanted for 2012 Passport Program

      FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:Shannon Peterson at 800-228-4307, 402-471-3797, or shannon.j.peterson@nebraska.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Applications due Jan. 13   LINCOLN, NEB. (Dec. 19, 2011)—Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Pass...
  • Apply to participate in 2012 Nebraska Passport program

      Applications and nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Passport Program. The DED Travel & Tourism Division is expanding the program next year to include 72 stops featured within nine categories: wineries, golf, festivals, culture/history...
  • Registration opens for Agri/Eco-Tourism Workshop

      FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:Karen Kollars at 800-228-4307, 308-249-3220, or Karen.Kollars@nebraska.govTom Tabor at 800-228-4307, 402-471-7755, or Tom.Tabor@nebraska.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  LINCOLN, NEB. (Dec. 9, 2011) — Registration is now op...
  • Seeking volunteers to work 2012 travel and trade shows

    Don’t miss the chance to TOOT YOUR OWN HORN at a 2012 travel and trade show!   Volunteer to work a show, hand out brochures, and chat with tourists planning a Nebraska vacation! The Nebraska Division of Travel and Tourism pays for the booth space and...
  • Nebraska golf trips make great gifts

      FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:Shannon Peterson at 800-228-4307, 402-471-3797 or shannon.j.peterson@nebraska.gov  Brad Penner at 402-489-2121or bpenner@snitilycarr.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LINCOLN, NEB. (DEC. 1, 2011) — The holiday season is the p...
  • Celebrate local stores on Small Business Saturday

      FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:Shannon Peterson at 800-228-4307, 402-471-3797or Shannon.j.peterson@nebraska.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Shop small, shop local   LINCOLN, NEB. (Nov. 21, 2011)—First there was Black Friday, and then there was Cy...
  • Nebraska Department of Economic Development appoints new tourism director

      FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:Kathy McKillip at 800-426-6505, 402-471-1558or kathy.mckillip@nebraska.gov Shannon Peterson at 800-228-4307, 402-471-3797or Shannon.j.peterson@nebraska.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LINCOLN, NEB. (Nov. 3, 2011)—Kathy M...
  • Golf trip pays off for South Sioux City man

      FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:Shannon Peterson at 800-228-4307, 402-471-3797, or email: shannon.j.peterson@nebraska.gov  Brad Penner at 402-489-2121, or email: bpenner@snitilycarr.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LINCOLN, NEB. (Nov. 1, 2011) —John Bzoski...
  • 2011 Nebraska travel industry award winners announced

      FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:Shannon Peterson at 800-228-4307, or email: shannon.j.peterson@nebraska.gov Micheal Collins at 800-228-4307, or email: micheal.collins@nebraska.gov Gov. Heineman announces winners at travel conference   OMAHA, NEB. (Oct. 2...
  • Bradshaw couple and South Dakota woman win grand prizes in Nebraska Passport program

      FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:Shannon Peterson at 800-228-4307, 402-471-3797, or shannon.j.peterson@nebraska.gov   FOR RELEASE OCT. 20, 2011   OMAHA, NEB. (Oct. 20, 2011)—Craig and Sarah Eberle of Bradshaw, Neb., and Rhonda Tomlinson of Hot Springs...
  • Travel Conference session to offer insight on working out differences

      FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:Shannon Peterson at 800-228-4307, 402-471-3797, or shannon.j.peterson@nebraska.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Resolving conflict in the travel industry   LINCOLN, NEB. (Oct. 11, 2011) — One of the greatest challenges...
  • Nebraska Department of Economic Development appoints interim tourism director

      FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:Kathy McKillip at 800-426-6505, 402-471-1558or kathy.mckillip@nebraska.gov Shannon Peterson at 800-228-4307, 402-471-3797or Shannon.j.peterson@nebraska.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LINCOLN, NEB. (Oct. 7, 2010)—Kathy M...

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