The AAITA organization is organized to be operated as a nonprofit corporation solely and exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes; specifically:
To promote environmentally acceptable, culturally appropriate, and economically sustainable tourism programs as defined by the local level;
To provide a visionary and leadership role for Native American Indian Community in the development and management of tourism programs;
To develop and provide educational materials and programs to visitors and Indian communities;
To assist tribes and communities in the formulation of tourism policies;
To sponsor, facilitate, and offer support to other organizations that promote linkage among tribes, tourism attractions, local communities and agencies;
Promote quality hospitality and visitor resources while prioritizing preservation and enhancement of Native American culture for future generations;
Seek funding resources, develop marketing strategies, and help communities to use tourism as a tool to revitalize culture, improve local quality of life and provide empowerment opportunities to the Indian Communities.