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In addition to our keynote lineup, the conference will welcome nearly 50 hospitality industry speakers who will share their insights in nearly 30 education sessions.
As national, regional, local and tribal budgets are stretched nearly to the breaking point, how can tourism professionals secure the funding they need to continue to promote their destinations?
The annual American Indian Tourism Conference is scheduled for September 14-18, 2020.
AIANTA) is hailing the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act as a win for tribal communities throughout the country.
Indigenous communities in the hospitality industry have taken a hard hit, with tribal casinos reporting nearly 300,000 lost jobs. That translates to a total economic hit of about $4.4 billion in lost revenue for our nation’s tribes.
Tribes interested in exploring ways to supplement their agriculture revenue can find more ideas below.
Tactics on how to jumpstart your tribal tourism marketing program.
Don’t fall for emails claiming to have a complete AITC attendee list.
Tourism businesses and destinations are adapting to a New Normal and those that manage through this difficult period will emerge more resilient
Learn more about First American Art Magazine’s virtual art exhibition, Masked Heroes: Facial Coverings by Native Artists and the artisans who inspired this year’s AITC campaign.
In a one-of-a-kind partnership with the National Park Service, AIANTA will begin chronicling the stories of the tribes located on or near the Anza Trail.
With more than 80 percent of Native farmers reporting farming/ranching as their primary occupation, an increasing number of them are looking to diversify their product offerings.
How can small destinations compete to gain traveler attention during the crucial post-Covid-19 “recovery” phase?
We are thrilled to announce that our 2020 American Indian Tourism Conference will be a virtual forum.
Dear Members and Friends: The annual celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) is May 3-9, 2020. Started in 1983 by Congress, this year’s theme is the Spirit of Travel. I have traveled many miles in my life to see and experience the dance and songs of our...
Dear Members and Friends: I love to travel, my staff loves to travel and much of the world loves to travel and when this is all over, and it will end, we will continue to seek out the world around us. First on my list for travel is to see my loved ones after we have...
Dear Members and Friends: Our native nations are at greater risk for infection, complications and death as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across our reservations, villages and homelands. Despite the challenges we face, our people are leading with grace, empathy and...
Dear Friends, We are all working hard to monitor COVID-19 response while looking to the future as we move from the current crisis to rebuilding and restoring the tourism industry across Native Nations. This week I wanted to share with you some COVID-19 related...
See if your business is eligible to apply for COVID 19 Disaster Relief Loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA).
Experiencing U.S. Indian Country in the company of a Native guide or tour operator provides an in-depth look at some of America’s most storied lands from a fresh perspective.
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