100 Years of Advancing Destinations

Paul Ouimet

Managing Director, DestinationNEXT

Paul Ouimet is DMAI’s Managing Director of DestinationNEXT. During the past 18 years, he was one of three founding partners of InterVISTAS Consulting where he played a major role in building it into a multinational company with offices in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Brazil.   

Paul has successfully delivered strategic plans and market development strategies for several DMOs, governments, destinations, non-profit organizations, hotels and airports around the world. He has completed DMO organization reviews and developed start-up plans and business plans for new ventures. He has facilitated over 100 planning retreats and led major several community consultation processes.

During the past 2 years, Paul has led the team which delivered DestinationNEXT, an important DMAI initiative on the future of DMOs. He developed the Future Map which identified the transformational opportunities and also created the scenario model and online assessment tool. He has spoken around the world on this new strategic roadmap for the DMO industry.