Team, correspondents and partners


DSC02236 small - CopieGery de Pierpont
Founding partner – Final Editing and Communication
Archaeologist by training and ‘Heritage Transmitter’ by passion, Gery de Pierpont has been curator of the Belgium History Museum (BELvue), international Heritage Days coordinator for the Council of Europe and the European Commission and head of the Build Heritage programme for the King Baudouin Foundation. Having also spearheaded a business network, managed communications for the House of the Authors of Brussels, been a member of the Board of a tourism association and published an historical novel, he is now developing intoHistory and looks forward to sharing his passion for historic accommodation with you. Member of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and sites – UNESCO)

Xavier_OrtegatXavier Ortegat
Partner – General Management and Partnerships
History and travel lover, Xavier Ortegat headed several associations, lobbies and international organizations. The network economy and partnerships are the pillars of its management.


Martine_BooneMartine Boone
Partner – Correspondents Management and Editing
Martine Boone is passionate about heritage and cultural tourism. She worked for the international secretariat of the European Heritage Days (Council of Europe and European Commission) and for several heritage projects of the King Baudouin Foundation in Flanders. Martine is also specialized in philanthropy and fundraising.

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New correspondents joint intoHistory’s network every month. These historians, art historians, cultural guides and other “heritage transmitters” act as local ambassadors for our network across Europe. Click on this link to get to know them and identify those offering guiding services where you plan to travel.

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Institutional Partners

Leisure, travel and mobility
Belgian automobile club founded in 1895 to promote bicycle tourism, Touring brings together more than 420,000 members today. Longtime specialist of breakdown assistance and travel assistance, Touring offers a wide range of services to motorists, cyclists and travel enthusiasts. Many cultural destinations are highlighted in its Magazine (with benefits for members). intoHistory is pleased to partner with Touring, pinning for each of these regions to visit a choice of historically evocative accommodation …