The Rupert Report
From the Desk of AIANTA's CEO
February 21, 2022
Sherry L. Rupert is proud owner of the 2022 AIANTA thumb drive.
(Yes, she already renewed her membership.)

AIANTA Highlights for the Coming Week
Last Chance!: Renew Your AIANTA Membership Now
Deadline February 28, 2022

AIANTA has a few of our proprietary Apache dancer thumb drives remaining so we are extending our membership renewal deadline.

You must join AIANTA or renew your membership by February 28, 2022 to receive a thumb drive.

Register for Go International
April 19-20, 2022
AIANTA’s annual two-day Go International is designed to help indigenous tourism businesses build better travel packages. Expert speakers and hands-on presentations showcase how to build itineraries, how to attract domestic and international group travelers and how to work with global tour operators.

Thanks to Our Sponsors
AIANTA extends a warm thanks to Navajo Nation Parks and Recreation and Isleta Resort & Casino for sponsoring this event! Additional sponsorships are still available!

I Am on the Road this Week!
I'll be visiting Southern California this week to meet with tribes along the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail as we begin to wrap up our collaborative project with the National Park Service. Watch AIANTA's Facebook page for pictures from my trip.
Share Your Success! AIANTA is Accepting Speaker Proposals for AITC
Deadline to Apply: April 29, 2022
AIANTA is now accepting speaker proposals for breakout sessions during the 24th Annual American Indian Tourism Conference (AITC) scheduled for October 24-27, 2022 in partnership with the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians at Harrah’s Resort Southern California.

Our Next Webinar

International Market Opportunities: Understanding the UK, German and Italian Tourism Market
February 22, 2022; 10 a.m. MST

In this webinar presented by the U.S. Commercial Service (U.S. Department of Commerce) along with tourism specialists in the Commercial Section of the U.S. Embassies in the UK, Germany and Italy, Native American businesses hospitality businesses will learn more about promoting their tourism product in overseas markets.

More Upcoming Webinars

SDSU/AIANTA Information Session on Certificate in CTTE II
February 28, 2022; 10 a.m. MST

Globalize Your Website
March 22, 2022: 10:00 a.m. MDT

(See you later, Northern Paiute)

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