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Ms. Issa Torres

Expert

Sustainable tourism consultant

at Sustainable Travel International (STI) (Civil society)

Spain

Multistakeholder Advisory Committee of a programme: Sustainable Tourism

Areas of interest

About my work

I have more than 12 years of experience from the public, private and academic sectors, having worked in consultancy, research and project management in the field of sustainable tourism, cultural heritage, ecotourism and hospitality skills development. I have expertise in managing complex destination projects, fundraising, engaging and facilitating public and private sector partnerships for collaborative projects, delivering training programs, capacity-building for the local communities, and organizing events. I have excellent communication and cross-cultural skills, I speak fluent Spanish, English, French and Portuguese, and I have worked in projects in over 15 countries. I can easily work under different international environments and conditions. I am a member of the following Professional Bodies: - ICOMOS International Cultural Tourism Committee - IUCN Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS)

Areas of expertise

Sectors of activity

Culture and recreation, Scientific Research, Development and Innovation, Tourism

Regions

Africa, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America / Caribbean