Kelsey Waite

Director of Destination Sales (North America)

Kelsey Waite joined Near in 2021, where she focuses on building relationships with tourism organizations in North America. Near is the world’s largest dataset of people’s behavior in the real world with 5 billion events processed per day, and 1.6 billion devices seen monthly.

Kelsey lives in Indianapolis and has been involved in the tourism industry for nearly a decade. She has held roles on several industry association committees and earned her Certificate in Hotel Industry Analytics in 2015. Kelsey has previously worked for Crowne Plaza Hotels in Indianapolis, and the tourism bureau in Park County, IN. Before joining Near, she had a 6-year tenure with STR, acting as a leader in hotel analytics for destinations of all sizes across North America. She received her B.A. in Travel and Tourism from Ball State’s Honors College.