Baines will be tasked with supporting agents in the region with training, enquiries and bookings.
She will also host the adventure travel specialist’s fam trip to Costa Rica later this year.
Baines has previously held the same role at Wendy Wu, The Global Travel Group and Explore Worldwide.
She said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the Intrepid team and can’t wait to get out on the road to share its inspiring worldwide adventures with travel agents.
“Small group responsible travel is such a fast-growing market and I’m looking forward to becoming part of such a trade friendly, and forward thinking company.”