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Now Hiring: Marketing Director

Now Hiring: Marketing Director

AIANTA is seeking a passionate and driven individual to lead as the Marketing Director. Deadline to apply: July 20, 2022.

O me’a”kwa: On the Road

I am thrilled to be back on the road once again, working in Indian Country.  It has been so fulfilling to be able to provide resources and assistance to help tribes be successful in the tourism industry – A true honor.

RFP – Cultural Tourism Training Modules

RFP – Cultural Tourism Training Modules

The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) seeks the services of an accredited academic institution or education consultant(s) to develop five scenario based training modules for use by AIANTA staff at in-person training events.

AITC Registration Open

AITC Registration Open

Registration Now Open for 24th Annual American Indian Tourism ConferenceAITC, scheduled for October 24-27 at Harrah’s Resort Southern California is organized by the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association and will be held on the tribal homelands of the...

O me’a”kwa: Celebrating Three Years

O me’a”kwa: Celebrating Three Years(I’m going to travel over there, Northern Paiute)Photo: CEO Sherry Rupert pictured with AIANTA Vice President Travis Owens // (c) Sherry L. RupertDear members, partners and friends, Ha muh (how are you?) As I reach out to you this...

AIANTA Seeks Native Hosts for AITC

AIANTA Seeks Native Hosts for 2024, 2025 AITCAIANTA requests proposals for upcoming 2024, 2025 American Indian Tourism Conferences ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO (May 13, 2022) – The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is seeking proposals from...

Support AIANTA NATIVE Act Funding

Support AIANTA NATIVE Act Funding

Download the AIANTA Impact Report now.AIANTA Needs Your SupportThe hospitality industry is an incredibly important one for the American economy, supporting 9.5 million American jobs and accounting for nearly 3 percent of the entire GDP (at pre-pandemic levels)....

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Invite Us to Speak at Your Event

Members of the AIANTA staff and Board of Directors are excited to speak at your industry event..

Please take a moment to complete our Speaker Request Form, so we can learn more about your needs.

A Warm Thank You to Our Partners

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Native American Agriculture Fund

Bureau of Land Management

National Park Service

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail


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Education & Training

Technical assistance and training is the heartbeat of our work at AIANTA. We provide general and tailored technical assistance, training and education in a variety of ways.

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International Outreach

AIANTA plays a critical role in supporting the National Travel and Tourism Strategy to bring more visitors to the United States, especially in our participation at trade shows internationally and domestically, to promote tourism in Indian Country.

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Through AIANTA membership, tribes, the tourism industry and other partners form a dynamic network of shared experiences, resources and support.

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