Melinda Gregor – Managing Director
With more than 35 years in the travel industry, Melinda has worked in almost every area imaginable. Starting her journey with Qantas Holidays where she travelled the world extensively as an eagle-eyed 20-something. Melinda then relocated to Egypt to escort tour groups for three years through the most exotic parts of the Middle East, including Jordan, Israel, Egypt and Turkey.
On returning to Australia, she became Operations Manager with the world’s leader in luxury, bespoke travel, Abercrombie & Kent. During her five years at A&K Melinda huddled with gorillas in Uganda, discovered palaces in India, trekked to Machu Picchu, cruised to Antarctica and explored the luxury lodges and game parks of Africa.
Melinda then had two seasons at the exclusive El Questro in the Kimberley in Western Australia, one of the most beautiful parts of the world before deciding to settle on the Sunshine Coast in 2004.
Melinda with brother Stuart, launched Gregor & Lewis Bespoke Travel in 2008.
Melinda has travelled extensively to over 80 countries in the world, including many exotic and exclusive places like Laucala Island in Fiji, which she says is the most amazing resort she has ever been to. Melinda travels to Europe most years and has been to all the major cities in the world and has a real passion for Africa and South America.
Over the last 15 years Melinda has also become an avid cruiser particularly on small ships (under 1200 people) and is the highest ranked Master Cruise Consultant on the Sunshine Coast as recognized by the International Cruise Council of Australia. She has also recently been nominated as Cruise Consultant of the year. Melinda has cruised with all the luxury cruise lines including Silversea, Seabourn, Crystal, Regent Seven Seas, Europa II, Oceania, Viking, Ponant, Seadream, and Celebrity. Melinda has also cruised along the Mekong Delta in Asia, enjoyed many European river cruises with TAUCK and has cruised the Kimberley Coast of Australia. The Galapagos Islands were a highlight and she has recently returned back from a wonderful trip to Antarctica.
It is always great to add a cruise to your travel adventure. So, if you are an avid cruiser or are hesitant to try your first cruise, give Melinda a call and she can help to persuade you to give it a go, you certainly won’t regret it.
Melinda attends Virtuoso Travel Week annually and has attended ILTM(international Luxury Travel Mart) on many occasions.
So if you are looking for that special place to go to just give Melinda a call or email on firstname.lastname@example.org