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Partner Feature: Jennifer Ackerson from Alon Tourism Solutions

Aug 14, 2023

Jennifer Ackerson is the President & CEO of Alon Tourism Solutions

Jen Ackerson, President of Alon Tourism Solutions is a 25+ year veteran of the tourism industry with deep experience in every supplier category. She is an expert in educating and connecting tourism destinations/suppliers with travel trade buyers/resellers to build successful relationships that drive profits and sustained success. Jen spearheads Alon’s tourism training program “Steps to Success” in partnership with International Inbound Travel Assoc. (IITA) and the “Tourism Ready” training program for New York City Tourism + Conventions, the official DMO of NYC. She is an expert public speaker, event planner, and global tradeshow ambassador.

Alon Tourism Solutions is a global tourism marketing consultancy that educates, prepares and connects tourism destinations, suppliers, and global tourism sales teams to fast-track profitable B2B relationships and symbiotic success. On-demand sales and marketing initiatives, strategic consulting, tourism training, and targeted networking pave the path to enhanced visibility, sales growth, and healthy bottom lines for tourism companies. We are ever mindful of client needs, goals, and budgets, and work tirelessly to create appropriate, sustainable solutions.

Alon has been a member of NYSTIA since 2015 and they are a past recipient of the NYSTIA Tourism Excellence Award in Excellence in Leadership.

Alon Tourism Solutions is a women owned small business with active membership in U.S. Travel Association, IITA, NYSTIA, NYC Tourism + Conventions, Discover Long Island, Destinations International, Women in Tourism, and Tourism Cares. Current mentorship volunteer work with Alliance for Downtown New York and Business Councils for Peace (BPeace).

If you know Jen you know she lives a full life of adventure, rarely sitting still. Working in tourism is her passion alongside her love for music. Outside the office you can find Jen and husband Phil travelling the globe for the Rolling Stones. Together, they have seen the Rolling Stones over 170 times in 20+ countries! Hitting the open road is another hobby as they travel the USA in their RV. When not traveling, you might find Jen at her Long Island Summer beach cottage enjoying sunsets with awesome friends in the community. Life is short; live it up!

"Tourism is the best job in the world! You get to have fun, travel the globe learning and exploring everyday, and giving back by serving people along the way."

Contact Jen with your needs and questions:

Jennifer Ackerson

President & CEO

O: 631-756-1102