The Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) strives to enhance the state economy and the quality of life for all Arizonans by expanding travel activity and increasing related revenues through tourism promotion and development.
AOT’s goal is to provide effective, research-driven strategies to achieve this mission while serving as the comprehensive leader in Arizona’s tourism industry.
We stabilize and strengthen local economies, protect environmental and cultural resources, create a meaningful visitor experience and enhance the quality of life for Arizonans through tourism collaboration, promotion and development.
Create an Arizona experience that captures and nurtures the hearts and minds of people who call it home and travelers the world over in search of extraordinary adventure and natural wonders.
Alix Skelpsa Ridgway
Mary-Ellen Kane, CPPO
Senior Director of Operations and Human Resources
Director of Communications and Public Information Officer
Trade & Media Relations
Since 2019, the Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) has been a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) as designated by the IBCCES Certified Autism Center.
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