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​​Erika Gilsdorf



Jonathan Tourtellot

Co-Founder/Editing and Distribution


About Us

"World's Inspiring Places" is a new travel series that takes a look through the traveler's eyes at destinations working to protect nature, culture and sense of place.  

Erika Gilsdorf

Jonathan Tourtellot

Jonathan Tourtellot, CEO of the Destination Stewardship Center, former National Geographic senior editor and program director, travel journalist, and sustainable- tourism consultant; originator of the geotourism approach and National Geographic Traveler’s “Places Rated” stewardship survey cover stories 2004-2010.

Erika Gilsdorf, owner of South Shore Productions, developer and producer of "World's Inspiring Places", producer/director of international videos on sustainability, tourism and the environment; trainer and consultant on video skills and strategies for nonprofits, businesses, and DMOs.

Destination Stewardship Center

Where tourism meets destination quality.

The nonprofit Destination Stewardship Center is a growing community of people involved in the intersection between tourism and stewardship of places.