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Partnerships

Work with AOA

Since 1997, AOA has been the premier adventure tour operator in the American West. We specialize in operating adventure-based cycling expeditions and guided trekking trips primarily in Arizona, Utah, California, Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico. Beyond AOA’s brand operations, we have developed extensive programs for highly regarded travel brands in iconic destinations across the US. Over the years we’ve become adept at offering a range of services, including holiday-style backcountry expeditions, charity travel, teambuilding, and large corporate group events. We focus on the most spectacular of America’s national parks and landmark cities, providing professional guiding services alongside outstanding equipment, flawless logistics, and dedicated customer service before, during, and after each adventure.

Our experience in business-to-business tour operations is extensive. We are always excited about new opportunities to build partnerships with others in the travel and tourism world.

AOA is a member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association, the America Outdoors Association, a Leave No Trace Partner, and a destination member of Experience Scottsdale, Visit Phoenix, Visit Mesa, and the Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce.

Travel Agents

We are happy to offer a competitive tiered commission structure to travel advisors. Take a look at our standard departures and get in touch to find out more about booking into our trips.

Tour Supplier & Receptive Tour Operator

Working with AOA simplifies the process of offering new adventure tour products to your customers. AOA functions as both an activity provider and as a receptive tour operator, offering tours across the United States with a focus in the American West.

AOA specializes in:

  • Adventure Travel
  • Teambuilding
  • Custom Tours
  • Charity Challenges

In partnering with AOA you get the authenticity of a local adventure company with the experience and professionalism you expect from a larger inbound tour operator, focusing specifically in the outdoor adventure space. With us, your company gains access to unparalleled experience and infrastructure so you can offer trekking, cycling, and other adventures in a wide variety of locations.

Wide Variety of Travel Styles

AOA’s breadth of resources allows us the ability to design programs for our partners that accommodate varying tour styles, from high-end luxury travel to rugged backcountry camping trips, making it easy for you to curate a menu of travel options to attract your target customer and re-engage them time and again.

AOA’s operational capacity ensures you can rely on us to design and operate your programs for groups both small and large.

Tailor-Made to Your Travel Brand

We strive to understand your unique needs so that we always deliver safe and well-organized vacations consistent with your specific brand, creating a client experience that you will feel confident in. We recognize the importance of maintaining your brand in all operations. Our staff are trained to be familiar with the brand characteristics of each partner and to carry those through in every customer interaction.

Experienced Travel Professionals

AOA’s planning staff have decades of experience in the field and are familiar with the complexities of your customers’ needs and desires. We take these to heart both in designing tours for our partners, and operating them for your customers. Here are just a few more reasons that partnering with us at AOA is the best decision for your company:

Communication

We ensure prompt communication with you, our partner, and excellent support for our in-field staff. You can count on us to respond in a timely manner and always keep you in the loop on current trips.

Local Expertise

By hiring local, professional guides, we guarantee that your guests receive excellent customer service and in-depth knowledge and experience in the Southwest.

Competitive Pricing

By functioning as both an activity provider, utilizing our own staff and operational resources, and an inbound tour supplier, we are able to offer exceptionally competitive pricing.

Flexibility & Customization

We have the ability to customize a trip to fit your brand and your guests, and the capacity to support group sizes from private two-guest departures to 100-participant departures.

Honesty & Integrity

Transparency and honest business practices are fundamental to the way we work. It is paramount that our partners have confidence in the product we provide to their customers. We ensure that all partners are treated with respect and that we are respectful of the local communities, wildlife, and the environments in which we operate.

We make our partnerships about YOU! Our highest priority is meeting your needs and your guests’ needs to create wondrous experiences and lifelong memories.

Adventure Tour Destinations

Arizona

  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Havasupai Indian Reservation
  • Phoenix/Scottsdale metro area
  • Tucson metro area
  • Saguaro National Park

Utah

  • Zion National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Arches National Park
  • Canyonlands National Park
  • Capitol Reef National Park

California

  • Yosemite National Park
  • Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks
  • Death Valley National Park
  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Napa Valley & Sonoma

Wyoming/Montana

  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Grand Teton National Park

Colorado

  • Rocky Mountain National Park

East Coast

  • New York
  • Appalachian Trail
  • Florida Keys
  • Blue Ridge Parkway

We’re here to answer your questions and help put together the best program for your group.