Author: Jonathan Tourtellot

September Update, 2023

Sept. update includes the latest Destination Stewardship Report, Future of Tourism Coalition activities, a field report, “destination stewardship” on the rise, and a new DSC website pending.

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Stewardship
Jonathan Tourtellot

Download the New DS Report Yearbook

Our DS Report partner the Global Sustainable Tourism Council has announced publication of a handsome collection of 19 past stories from the Destination Stewardship Report. It’s usefully organized according to four story themes: holistic destination stewardship, preservation of natural and cultural heritage, collaborative resilience, and building back better. The Yearbook

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Destination Stewardship Report
Jonathan Tourtellot

Changes at the Destination Stewardship Report

The Summer (Q3) 2022 issue marking the third year of the Destination Stewardship Report has just been emailed, with the usual array of fascinating stories of ways to improve destination stewardship. We have useful lessons and examples from Malaysia, Greece, Brazil, and North Carolina, USA, as well insights on how

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The DSC’s New Library Page is Live

Under “Stewardship Resources” check out “Library,” our growing compilation of books, reports, classics, and documentaries that may be useful for destination stewardship practitioners and advocates. We welcome suggestions for additions. Thanks to Page Editor Siobhán Daly, as well as Shelby Fitzgerald and others who have helped assemble this collection.

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Community-based tourism
Jonathan Tourtellot

Winter Issue of the Destination Stewardship Report Released

The new Winter issue of the Destination Stewardship Report (2022 Q1 Vol.2, No. 3) includes some excellent changes. You’ll see a freshened design, courtesy of GSTC’s Tiffany Chan. The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) has now joined the DSR partnership, and CREST’s Ellen Rugh has provided immeasurable editorial help. This issue includes six feature stories.

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Destination Stewardship Report
Jonathan Tourtellot

Sign Up for the Glasgow Declaration!

The Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism is a global initiative launching on 4 November at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland. The Glasgow Declaration aims to act as a catalyst for accelerating climate action in tourism.

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Stewardship
Jonathan Tourtellot

Summer 2021 Destination Stewardship Report Is Out

The Summer (3Q) edition of the Destination Stewardship Report, released on 28 July 2021, includes articles from Vermont, Palau, Pennsylvania, and two from Chile, plus reports on two webinars, a set of resources for tourism recovery, new publications, news links, and upcoming events and webinars.

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Destination Stewardship Report
Jonathan Tourtellot

Spring 2021 Destination Stewardship Report Just Out

On 14 April 2021 we were pleased to send out the Spring (2Q) edition of the Destination Stewardship Report, completing its first year of online publication as a joint project with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council. Here’s a description of the 9 stories in this issue..

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