Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism offers
special two-for-one guided tours for a limited time
 
Guests will also receive 10 percent off any purchase with
their tour ticket at all five Cherokee Nation gift shops


TAHLEQUAH, Okla., (March 15, 2011) --- For a limited time, Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism is offering two-for-one guided cultural tours of the Cherokee Nation for guests that purchase their tickets online at, http://www.CherokeeTourismOK.com, through May 1.

The Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism program will be presenting its four award-winning tours throughout the 2011 season including the Cherokee History Tour, Will Rogers History Tour, Civil War History Tour and Cherokee Old Settler Tour featuring authentic cultural sites and historic locations.

 “With spring right around the corner, this is the perfect time for friends and families to begin planning some outdoor activities,” said Molly Jarvis, Vice President of Cultural Tourism at Cherokee Nation Entertainment. “The cultural tours are historically interesting and culturally enlightening. We think guests of all ages will enjoy the experience and the reduced rate makes it that much more appealing.”

In addition to the special two-for-one guided tours offer, guests can also present their tour ticket for a 10 percent discount at any of the five Cherokee Nation gift shops. The 10 percent discount is valid throughout the 2011 season, which runs March-Oct.

Cherokee Nation gift shops feature authentic Native American apparel, art, books, gifts and jewelry at the following five locations:

 
- Cherokee Nation Welcome Center, 59914 US Hwy 59, Kansas, OK 74347; Open daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., summer; and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., winter.

- Cherokee Nation Gift Shop
, 17725 S. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah, OK 74464; Open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

- Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum
, 122 E. Keetoowah St., Tahlequah, OK 74464; Open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., summer; and Tuesday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., winter.
 
- Cherokee Gallery, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, 777 West Cherokee Street, Catoosa, OK 74015; Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

- Cherokee Heritage Center, 21192 S. Keeler Drive, Park Hill, Ok 74451; Open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday 1-5 p.m.

 
The 10 percent discount does not apply to the Hard Rock Store and Meigs Jewelry located inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

The four historically authentic cultural tours pricing is tiered, subject to a tribal tax and includes adults (ages 12 to 61): $50.00 each; seniors (ages 62 and up): $45.00 each; children (ages 4 to 11): $20.00 each; and children (ages 3 and younger): Free. (Children 3 and younger are free only if they sit in a parent's lap and share a meal. A regular priced children's admission will apply for children to receive a seat and/or a meal.)

Guests wanting to take advantage of the two-for-one offer must purchase their tickets online and use the promotion code BOGO at the Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism website at http://www.CherokeeTourismOK.com.

For additional Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism Group and Cherokee Nation gift shop information, call (877) 779-6977 or visit http://www.CherokeeTourismOK.com.

 
 
About Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism Group
The Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism Group is managed by Cherokee Nation Entertainment and was created in 2007 to promote the story of the Cherokee people. Efforts by the Cherokee Nation include developing guided community and educational tours, creating tourism partnerships and programs throughout northeastern Oklahoma, and launching a new Cherokee tourism-specific website. For more information, please visit http://www.cherokeetourismok.com.
 
About Cherokee Nation Entertainment
Cherokee Nation Entertainment is the gaming, hospitality, retail and tourism entity of the Cherokee Nation. Cherokee Nation Entertainment operates the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, seven Cherokee Casinos, four hotels, two golf courses and many other retail operations in northeastern Oklahoma. For more information, please visit http://www.cherokeestarrewards.com.

About Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation is the sovereign operating government of the Cherokee people.  It is a federally recognized tribe of more than 300,000 Cherokee citizens, with its capitol located in Tahlequah, Okla. Employing more than 8,000 people, Cherokee Nation’s annual economic impact in Oklahoma and surrounding areas is more than $1 billion. To learn more, please visit http://www.cherokee.org.
 


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