AITC Press Releases

As the only national organization dedicated to advancing Indian Country tourism across the United States, AIANTA believes in the power of tribal storytelling through tourism.


AIANTA Releases Two New Cultural Heritage Tourism Planners

​The new Cultural Heritage Tourism: a planner for indigenous tourism professionals offers tips and advice and showcases successes in indigenous tourism planning and the Travel Trade Manual, designed to help indigenous tourism professionals navigate the travel trade network.

AIANTA Recognizes the Best of Indian Country Tourism

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum, Nez Perce Tourism, Leilah Young of Dixie’s Antelope Canyon Tours and Dawn Melvin from Arizona Office of Tourism are honored at the 2021 Excellence in Tourism Industry Awards 

AITC Business of Art Workshop

The Business of ArtDesigned for artists and tribal arts administrators, this seminar will share tips on building tribal arts programs, working with galleries and museums, organizing local arts markets, developing art trails and building partnerships to promote the...

AIANTA Completes First Virtual AITC

Some 800 tribal representatives, Native business owners and tourism professionals attended the 22nd Annual American Indian Tourism Conference .

For all media inquiries, contact Monica Poling, AIANTA’s Marketing and Public Relations Manager.


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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