26th Annual American Indigenous Tourism Conference
Hotel & Travel Information

Hotel & Venue

Paragon Casino Resort
711 Paragon Place
Marksville, LA, 71351
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana


Room Rate: $99/night plus local taxes
Phone: 1-800- 946-1946 and provide the AITC group code*
Cut-Off Date: Saturday, October 5, 2024

***Group Code: Available upon AITC registration***

Hotel Reservations: Click here to make your hotel reservations

Room Type Sunday – Thursday Friday & Saturday 
South Tower $99 $109
North Tower $129 $139
Deluxe Atrium $139 $149


Planning Your Transportation

Shuttle service to and from Alexandria, LA Airport, and Paragon Casino Resort will be provided to all AIANTA conference guests at a flat rate of $80 per person roundtrip. Paragon Casino Resort will arrange for this service on the following dates:

Sunday, October 27th and Monday, October 28th
Departure: Thursday, October 31st and Friday, November 1st

To schedule your shuttle service, you must complete your Request for Transportation Form seven (7) days before your arrival to ensure you will have seat availability. The Paragon Casino Resort will approve and confirm your transportation and charge $80.00 to your guest room account for payment before your departure.

Please complete the Shuttle Form: 2024 Request for Transportation.pdf

Ride Share Information

AIANTA will use the Whova conference app again this year. To help facilitate ridesharing between the airport on days when the hotel does not offer scheduled shuttle service, you may also visit the “Airport Ride Sharing” channel under the “Community” tab. Please use your registration email to sign up.

In the Whova App, you can monitor and revise your ridesharing request by

  • Keep track of the status of your ridesharing request
  • Check who else has joined the same ridesharing group
  • Cancel or reschedule your ridesharing request


Car Rental

Avis is pleased to offer 5% discount rates for the 26th Annual American Indigenous Tourism Conference from October 28 – 31, 2024. Your discount rates are available on many vehicles, from eco-friendly and fuel-efficient compacts and hybrids to stylish premium and luxury sedans.

Use Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number X515835 when making your reservation under the discount code, or call 1 – 800- 331-1212 and give the agent our ADW number.

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

Native American Agriculture Fund

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail

Bureau of Land Management

National Endowment of the Arts

National Park Service

United States Forest Service