3-days of Learning, Networking, and Business Building with Tourism and Cultural Professionals from Across the US
An incredible, resource-rich gathering of people.
The Heritage & Cultural Tourism Conference, cohosted by Sitka Tribe of Alaska and Central Council of Tlingit & Haida, serves as an important bridge between the travel and tourism industry and local heritage. This is the only event of its kind in Alaska that focuses solely on the development, evolution and sustainability of cultural and heritage tourism businesses.
With session topics ranging from how to work with tour operators and cruise lines to how to create your own regenerative tourism strategy to business tools for Alaska native artists, this conference offers expert education for professionals at all levels and in all sectors of cultural tourism.
Session highlights include:
Keynote presentations from Alaska Travel Industry Association
American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association
Cruise Lines International Association and Alaska Airlines
Global Guidelines for Operator and Indigenous Communities
Assessing Your Community for Cultural Tourism Development
Working with Tour Operators/Cruise Line Expectations for Contracting
Regenerative Tourism Strategy – Creating a local plan