O me’a”kwa: Looking Forward to 2021

O me’a”kwa: Looking Forward to 2021

O me’a”kwa: Looking Forward to 2021 (I’m going to travel over there, Northern Paiute) Dear AIANTA members, friends and partners– As we enter the “holiday season,” I find myself filled with a sense of hope for the coming year. I know...
Infusing the Aloha Spirit Into Your Customer Service

Infusing the Aloha Spirit Into Your Customer Service

Infusing the Aloha Spirit Into Your Customer Service By Bruce Rettig Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Ranger Keoni Kaholoaa greets a cultural practitioner with a honi, a traditional greeting where a breath is shared. // Credit: Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) / Heather...
Jingle All the Way

Jingle All the Way

Jingle All the Way AIANTA’s proprietary “Jingle Dress” thumb drive. Through the collective efforts of the tribal tourism industry, AIANTA has seen international visitation to indigenous communities nearly triple in the past decade.  We are at the...
2020 in Review

2020 in Review

2020 in Review: A Snapshot of AIANTA’s Year Despite the challenges of 2020, and the many mid-course corrections that happened as a result of “crisis planning,” 2020 was still an incredibly productive year for AIANTA. Join us in celebrating some of our top...