Marisa DeSalvio | Brownell Travel

Marisa DeSalvio

Independent Travel Advisor

Marisa DeSalvio


Marisa has never been one to shy away from adventure. At 22, she packed her bags and took a teaching job in Qatar with plans to stay one year. Three years and twenty-five countries later Marisa returned home to the US under the condition of making travel a part of her everyday life and career.

With her background in teaching and her previous job as an Executive Assistant, Marisa is excellent at listening, intuitively guessing her client’s needs, and anticipating what people want to make a spectacular trip. Her favorite part of planning a trip is getting to know clients and their unique personalities and travel wish lists. Marisa believes that every trip should inspire joy, confidence, connection, and rejuvenation. Whether it’s going on safari to cross off a bucket list item or making a family tradition of visiting the same beach every year, travel has the power to transform and delight.

Her favorite travel memories are following her grandparent’s footsteps on the Everest Trail in Nepal, floating in a hot air balloon over the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia, and watching the sunset from Table Mountain in Cape Town.

Certifications: Tourism Australia Aussie Specialist, Virtuoso Wellness, VAST Adventure Travel