With over ten years of tourism industry experience, Alyssa Poulin is Destinations International's Director of Content Development. Poulin believes in the power of sustainable travel and maintains a holistic view of the tourism ecosystem. While obtaining her Masters in Tourism Administration at The George Washington University, she provided destination development research and consultation for tourism organizations across the US, Europe, and the Caribbean.
In her previous role as the Sales Manager for a portfolio of four Marriott hotels, she directed sales for the corporate, government, and tour and travel market segments. Prior to that role, she ran the Certified Tourism Ambassador Program at the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area and National Scenic Byway. There, she built lasting relationships with over 200 historic sites, Main Street communities, hoteliers, and other tourism businesses throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. In this capacity, she trained and managed membership of over 600 frontline hospitality employees while promoting the region as a visitor destination.