Navajo Nation Tourism Department

Navajo Council Resolution ACAP-55-86 originally created the Office of Tourism within the Division of Resources in 1986.  Navajo Tribal Council Resolution CO-50-87 transferred the Office of Tourism to the Commission for Accelerating Navajo Development Opportunities (CANDO), pursuant to Resolution ACAU-196-87 and approved the Division of Economic Development’s revised Plan of Operation, that created the Navajo Tourism Department to participate in the development of tourism related projects.  The Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) tax pass by Navajo Tribal Council resolution CJY-27-92, established the Navajo Nation Tourism Fund to be administered by the Navajo Tourism Department for tourism promotion, operational funds and for project development. The Navajo Tourism Department (NTD) consists of five (5) staff to address three (3) program areas: Leadership/Administration, Marketing/Public Relations, & Project Development.


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