Articles tagged “native americans”

U.S. Indigenous Tourism Association Targets Italian and German Visitors

U.S. Indigenous Tourism Association Targets Italian and German Visitors

Sarah Enelow, Skift

Visitation to Indian Country has been steady during the Trump Slump, and that might be attributed to a focus on attracting visitors from Italy and Germany.

1 year ago

Navajo Nation Votes Down Grand Canyon Tourism Development Project

Navajo Nation Votes Down Grand Canyon Tourism Development Project

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press

"Jobs" is every developer's favorite argument when trying to grab someone else's land, but that "economic development" is rarely as significant and lasting as claimed. So, the Navajo Nation may have dodged a bullet. Indian Country tourism is growing stronger and more self-sufficient — tribes don't need this project.

2 years ago

Montana Lawmakers Want to Make Native America a Destination

Montana Lawmakers Want to Make Native America a Destination

Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press

State tourism boards should take note and consider partnering with local Native American tribes. Over the last couple of years, the official Indian Country tourism association made tremendous progress in visitation, and this could be a great next step.

2 years ago

Native American Destinations See Surge in Overseas Visitors

Native American Destinations See Surge in Overseas Visitors

Sarah Enelow, Skift

AIANTA wants to keep capitalizing on its success over the past couple of years, increasing tourism to Native American destinations. Its goals for 2020 are ambitious, but doable, given the stats so far.

2 years ago

The New Native American Tourism Push

The New Native American Tourism Push

Sarah Enelow, Skift

Casinos are no longer the main face of tourism for Native American territories. More than ever, Native American travel professionals are marketing meetings, events and cuisine that could burst onto the hip food scene at any moment.

3 years ago