The Rupert Report
From the Desk of AIANTA's CEO
May 3, 2021
AIANTA CEO Sherry L. Rupert celebrates the completion of AIANTA's first Town Hall session.
AIANTA Highlights for the Coming Week
National Travel and Tourism Week
May 2-8, 2021
Once a year, led by the U.S. Travel Association, the nation’s hospitality industry comes together to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, which highlights the awesome strength and importance of the U.S. travel industry. Learn more about how you can help us spread the word. Learn More
Authentic Storytelling Through Architecture & Design: Hawai'i Style
May 11, 2021; 2-3:30 p.m. MDT
We're so excited to welcome award-winning Native Hawaiian Architect Rob Iopa and Native Hawaiian entrepreneur Mālia Kaʻaihue, who will speaking during our next webinar, where they'll be sharing their successes in retaining the essence of the Native Hawaiian story while working with national brands. Our Pacific Region Board Member Hiʻilani Shibata, Lead Cultural Trainer of the Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association (NaHHA) will be moderating. Register now
Indian Country Tourism Anticipates Tourism Increase for 2021
The results are in. Nearly 70% of respondents in our State of Indian Country Tourism survey believe tourism will increase somewhat or increase greatly in the coming year. Read More
Sponsor the American Indian Tourism Conference
October 25-28, 2021
We are less than six months away from the opening session of our 23rd Annual American Indian Tourism Conference, which is shaping up to be our best conference yet. By sponsoring AITC, you'll extend your visibility among tourism hospitality leaders around the country while helping AIANTA augment our hands-on programming . Learn More
Celebrating a Half Decade with AIANTA
On Wednesday (May 6), we celebrate Hannah Peterson's fifth anniversary with AIANTA. From policy and programs to partnership and potlucks, AIANTA would not be the organization it is without Hannah's valuable contributions!

Please visit our Facebook page to send your own note of congratulations to Hannah. View Facebook post.

(See you later, Northern Paiute)

Sherry L. Rupert, Chief Executive Officer
American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association

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