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Case Studies in Tribal Agritourism was created to serve as an inspiration for Native American and indigenous farmers, ranchers and other food producers interested in expanding their agricultural operations to include visitor components.
As we enter 2021, we know that the challenges of 2020 are not yet behind us. We will continue to adapt, as our Native People have always done.
Sherry L. Rupert, CEO of AIANTA has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the Office of National Marine Sanctuary System (ONMS) Business Advisory Council.
AIANTA is seeking submissions from qualified freelance writers for a new educational manual, the Cultural Heritage Tourism Handbook.
As travelers remain grounded, AIANTA has created a virtual round up of Native cuisine(s.
Here at AIANTA we are taking a big sigh of relief as we come to the end of what has been one of the most difficult years in recent history.
As we enter the “holiday season,” I am filled with a sense of hope for the coming year.
Network with tourism professionals, partner with industry leaders, promote your attractions, amplify your voice and stay informed.
The Spirit of Aloha is so much more than a simple island word or greeting.
AIANTA celebrates American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month by curating GoUSA TV’s Native Voices playlist.
Any new member joining us by January 31, 2021, will receive one of AIANTA’s proprietary Jingle Dress thumb drives.
Despite the challenges of 2020, the year was still an incredibly productive one for AIANTA.
Some 800 tribal representatives, Native business owners and tourism professionals attended the 22nd Annual American Indian Tourism Conference .
As we start to look forward to the end of 2020, I am certainly not alone when saying, “What a year!”
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 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)
A recent report by the World Travel & Tourism Council found that the U.S. economy is expected to lose $155 billion this year, thanks to a shortfall in tourism receipts equivalent to $425 million a day.
Travelers the world over are expressing an increased interest in learning where their food comes from, providing indigenous communities with new opportunities to share their cultural heritage by building one-of-a-kind agritourism programs.
All AITC attendees must download the AITC Conference App—using the Whova platform—to facilitate their conference experience.
Because this year’s AITC is virtual, you MUST register for EACH conference session you plan to attend. Please note you will only be able to attend those sessions for which you have registered for in advance.
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