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
NPS and AIANTA Partner to Highlight the History and Traditions of Native Communities
The National Park Service (NPS) and the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) have entered into a cooperative agreement to help facilitate regular, robust and meaningful dialogue between Tribes and the NPS.
Economic Impact Study Reveals Native Tourism is a $14 Billion Industry
Economic Impact Study Reveals Native Tourism is a $14 Billion IndustryThe Native hospitality industry supports 117,852 jobs according to the new Economic Impact of Indigenous Tourism Businesses Report, released by the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association...
American Indian Tourism Conference Celebrates Alaska Native Culture and Heritage
The annual conference hosted by AIANTA welcomes Inupiaq celebrity influencer Patuk Glenn and Alaska Travel Industry Association CEO Sarah Leonard
Hawai‘i Tourism Industry to Spread the Aloha During AITC
Kānaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) speakers include Hawai‘i Tourism Authority President & CEO John De Fries, Kainoa Daines of the HVCB and Daniel Nāho’opi’i of SMS Research.
AITC To Celebrate Recovery, Economic Importance of Native Hospitality Industry
American Indian Tourism Conference to Celebrate Recovery, Economic Importance of Native Hospitality IndustryAIANTA leadership will unveil a new economic impact study measuring the Native hospitality industry at nearly $14 billionWHATThe 23rd Annual American Indian...
AIANTA Completes First Virtual AITC
Some 800 tribal representatives, Native business owners and tourism professionals attended the 22nd Annual American Indian Tourism Conference .
AIANTA Recognizes Best of the Best in Indian Country Tourism
Cherokee Nation, Arizona Indian Festival, Linda Taylor (Cherokee Nation) and Bonnie Sprague (Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe) take top honors at AIANTA’s Enough Good People Industry Awards. (Press Release // Sept. 17, 2020)
AIANTA Announces Additions to Board of Directors
AIANTA welcomes two new members to its Board of Directors, the re-election of two additional members and the realignment of a third board position. (Press Release // Sept. 23, 2020)
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