AIANTA in the News

AIANTA in the News

Service workers risk health and livelihood
Waiters, hair dressers, clerks and others who work face-to-face with customers face a lot of uncertainty. Their jobs have been on the line or eliminated since coronavirus restrictions began in March. As some states start reopening, service workers also put themselves at greater risk dealing with the public. At the same time, business owners are confronting significant revenue losses, state health restrictions, and evolving CDC guidelines in order to navigate through the pandemic. // Native America Calling; July 16, 2020

Eating Up Easter
Following an OVEE virtual Indie Lens PopUp Screening of Eating Up Easter, New Mexico PBS featured a discussion by filmmakers Sergio and Elena Rapu, as well as Jerry Redfern and Megan Kamerick of the Society of Professional Journalists, and Emerson Vallo and Sherry Rupert from American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association . // View Eating Up Easter on New Mexico PBS; View PBS Discussion with Sherry Rupert & Emerson Vallo; June 17, 2020

Comeback Trail
Before the pandemic, indigenous tourism in North America was an economic engine that helped tribes share and preserve cultures. Stakeholders say it’s more important than ever that tourism picks up where it left off. // Travel Weekly; May 28, 2020

Interested in a Career in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry?
AIANTA is proud to offer the Tourism & Hospitality Scholarship, which provides American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students with financial assistance towards a degree or certificate in hospitality, tourism, recreation, culinary arts or related fields. // Newe News, Sosonrih People of the Wind River Reservation; May 27, 2020 

Tribes Highlighted Along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail
A new three-year project, being conducted by The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) and The National Park Service (NPS), aims to find and share the stories of the Native American Tribes that intersect with the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. // Native News Online; Jan. 30, 2020

See also: The Seminole Tribune

A Backstage Pass to Top Entertainment Venues in Indian Country
“We are seeing more Native American Tribes derive economic benefits and marketing exposure from their amphitheaters and entertainment venues,” says Sherry L. Rupert, AIANTA’s executive director. “Across the country, Native-owned amphitheaters continue to be highly rated and top the lists for favorite venue locations.” // Native Business Magazine, Jan. 28, 2020

Indigenous Stories
The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) has partnered with USA’s National Park Service to find and share the stories of Native American tribes that intersect with the 4,900-mile (7,886-kilometre) Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. // Good Tourism Blog; Jan. 25, 2020

AIANTA To Highlight Tribes Along The Lewis And Clark National Historic Trail
The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association has partnered with the National Park Service to find and share the stories of Native American tribes that intersect with the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. // National Parks Traveler; Jan 23. 2020

See also: NPS.org

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism ASsocation to Host 2-Day “Go International” Training
The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is hosting its annual “Go International” training in Albuquerque, New Mexico on January 27-28, 2020. // Native News Online; Jan. 5 ,2020

See also: Indigenous New England

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Building a Regional Tribal Tourism Alliance
Speakers
: Sherry L. Rupert, AIANTA; Geri Hongeva, Arizona American Indian Tourism Association; Jason Morsette, North Dakota Tourism Alliance

Surviving the Active Shooter
Speaker: Regis Pino, Amerind Risk

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