Amanda Charles is Sustainable Tourism Specialist at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), and works to coordinate and implement the CTO’s sustainable tourism program aimed at enhancing the development, growth, quality, competitiveness and sustainability of Caribbean tourism.
She has worked as the adviser to the Directorate of Sustainable Tourism at the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, a position she held for five years. While there she coordinated the directorate’s sustainable tourism program and managed the financial, technical and logistical aspects of the directorate’s projects and activities.
She also worked as a Tourism Specialist Consultant at the Organization of American States (OAS) Department of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism in Washington, D.C. and as a Project Consultant at the OAS Department of Sustainable Development.
A Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Foundation scholarship winner in 2006 and 2007, Charles is a graduate of George Washington University in Washington, D.C.