Global General Manager at Topdeck Travel
Charles Knowlton is global general manager at youth travel specialist Topdeck Travel. He has a 16-year career in the travel and touring sector, starting in 2004 as a trip leader, taking tours through national parks across the US. In 2012 he relocated to London to become Topdeck's business development manager before being promoted to international sales manager and then onto brand manager. In 2016, Topdeck appointed him as general tour operations manager for North America, and later took on responsibility for Australia and New Zealand. He began his role as global general manager in July 2019, relocating from his base in Santa Monica to Topdeck's head office.