Founder/President VS Content Strategies LLC
Veronica Stoddart is an award-winning travel editor and content consultant with more than three decades in travel publishing. She provides content marketing solutions for travel clients via her consultancy, VS Content Strategies LLC, and as Chief Content Officer for Percepture, a marketing communications agency.
Previously, she was USA TODAY’s Editor in Chief for Travel, producing content for the nation’s largest newspaper, its travel website, and other digital products. She was also the founding editor of Caribbean Travel & Life magazine, which she edited for 10 years. She has worked as a contract editor for the National Geographic Society, as travel editor of Americas magazine, as stringer for Time-Life News Service in West Africa, and was a faculty member of the SATW Institute for Travel Writing & Photography for five years.
A high-profile thought leader in travel and tourism, she has served as a frequent speaker or panelist for dozens of professional organizations. She has also appeared as on-air expert on “Best Beaches of the World,” a 12-part series that aired on the Travel Channel.
Veronica has received more than 30 awards from the Society of American Travel Writers, the North American Travel Journalists Association, and other editorial groups. She was granted a 2014 Asia Pacific Fellowship by the East-West Center.
A travel addict, she has visited more than 100 countries, reporting from many of them. She believes that travel can be a force for good in the world.