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WHEREAS, travel is an important industry to the State of Nevada as well as the nation's economic prosperity, while impacting business productivity; and

WHEREAS, National Travel & Tourism Week celebrates the Future of Travel and the industry's role in fostering vibrant communities, driving innovation, facilitating recovery and powering the U.S. economy; and

WHEREAS, as our State and nation learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, the travel and tourism industry is a significant contributor to the economy, generating $2.6 trillion in economic impact and $42.3 billion in visitor spending in Nevada; and

WHEREAS, the travel and tourism industry is a meaningful contributor to the quality of life for Nevada residents in every community, making our State a better place to live and work; and

WHEREAS, travel is an incredibly resilient industry and an essential economic driver, spurring growth of businesses and communities; and

WHEREAS, welcoming visitors from near and far has always been, and will remain, the enduring ethos of the travel industry in Nevada and this week provides an opportunity for Nevadans across the State to recognize and celebrate this important industry;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim the week of May 1 -7, 2022, as

TRAVEL AND TOURISM WEEK IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 27th day of April 2022.

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