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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.

For all media inquiries, contact Monica Poling, AIANTA’s Public Relations and Media Manager at 505-724-3578 or mpoling@aianta.org.

 

Press Releases

Interior Signs MOU with Commerce Department and AIANTA

The agreement formalizes the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association’s role in helping federal efforts under the NATIVE ACT to strengthen tribal self-determination through cultural tourism. // September 20, 2018

Understanding the NATIVE Act

A brief history and overview of Public Law 114-221, the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience (NATIVE) Act. (September 13, 2018)

AIANTA In the News

Progress Made In Developing Tourism In Indian Country

Camille Ferguson, the director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association, said the U.S. Department of Commerce will inject about $4.5 million into tourism on reservations in coming years.  // October 8, 2018

Contact Us

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.

For all media inquiries, contact Monica Poling, AIANTA’s Public Relations and Media Manager at 505-724-3578 or mpoling@aianta.org.

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AIANTA plays a critical role in supporting the National Travel and Tourism Strategy to bring more visitors to the United States, especially in our participation at trade shows internationally and domestically, to promote tourism in Indian Country.

 

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