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.
The 22nd Annual American Indian Tourism Conference is now providing free registration to all interested tourism industry professionals.
AIANTA is waiving all registration fees for the 22nd Annual American Indian Tourism Conference. Registration for this year’s AITC is now completely free for all attendees.
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?
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