The Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau is the official tourism organization for the Grand Canyon South Rim including the incorporated community of Tusayan, Arizona located near the south entrance to the Grand Canyon National Park. The Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce was established in 1984 and is a 501 (c) 6 entity of the Internal Revenue Service.
The organization is funded principally through member dues. The Chamber has a professional staff whose activities are overseen by a member-elected Board of Directors. The Chamber works closely with the Grand Canyon National Park Service, the Town of Tusayan, the US Forest Service, the Arizona Office of Tourism, and northern Arizona Destination Management Organizations, as well as tour operators and agencies globally.
To improve, enhance, and lengthen the stay for visitors to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park/Tusayan in partnership with the Members, the Town of Tusayan, the National Park Service, the National Forest Service, the Arizona Office of Tourism, and Chamber Members.
Chamber Goals are to...
- strengthen and promote the tourist-related businesses within Grand Canyon and Tusayan and all Chamber members via diverse marketing efforts.
- increase tourist visitation to the South Rim and extend the length of guest visits by creating special events and increasing awareness of educational, cultural, and tourism activities.
- increase hotel occupancy for Chamber members during the shoulder months, October through February.
- facilitate additional product development for services that enhance the visitor experience and enhance economic opportunity using sustainable methods for Chamber members.