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

Stuart Gregor – Director

Stuart is a Director and co-owner of Gregor & Lewis. Stuart is kept busy as co-founder of Four Pillars Gin, Australia’s No.1 craft spirits business, whose gins are now available in more than 30 markets around the world. Before creating Four Pillars in 2013, Stu was a drinks industry veteran having owned and run leading marketing firm Liquid Ideas for almost 20 years, written several wine guides, judged wine shows and advised many of the world’s best known drinks, food and travel brands. He has been President of the Australian Distillers Association since 2014 and has worked closely with a couple of Australia’s most innovative and disruptive not-for-profit start-ups – RUOK? Day and OzHarvest.

Stuart travels extensively with Four Pillars and also enjoys many family trips with his wife Sally and two children Audrey and George, to all corners of the globe. Recent trips have included skiing in Nozawa Japan, learning to surf in Costa Rica, New Year celebrations in New York and birthday celebrations on a small ship Seadream in the Mediterranean with 24 of his closest friends!

Kristen Cahill – Travel Advisor

Since joining the Gregor & Lewis team in 2007, Kristen’s passion for travel has expanded, having travelled to over 35 countries throughout South America, USA, Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia including India & the Maldives, the Middle East and the South Pacific. Kristen is keenly passing her love for travel onto all those around her.

Kristen recently toured Costa Rica meeting her spirit animal the sloth named Stevie, she also explored beautiful rainforests, waterfalls, hiking and nature, certainly a unique experience.

Kristen is a CLIA Master Cruise Consultant, recently cruising on the new Scenic Eclipse in the Caribbean and Silverseas’ Silver Muse where she celebrated New Year’s Eve along the Australian Coastline. Kristen has also cruised with Seabourn and Lindblad and really enjoyed her TAUCK river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest.
Kristen has toured with Tauck to Spain and Portugal as well as the Canyonlands of Colorado, Utah & Arizona and with APT to the Canadian Rockies experiencing the famous Rocky Mountaineer train and the iconic Fairmont properties of Lake Louise, Jasper and Banff.

Kristen has joined Melinda to attend Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas, meeting with luxury travel suppliers from all around the world. Kristen has also attended ILTM(International Luxury Travel Mart) in Singapore.

A thorough and passionate researcher Kristen has an implicit eye for detail. So, if you have a mission impossible or a dream holiday that requires a hands-on investigator with pin-point accuracy, Kristen is your girl.

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Julie Major – Travel Advisor

Julie embarked on her journey in the travel industry during the early 1980s, serving as both Corporate and Retail Consultants and eventually stepping into the role of Office Manager. After dedicating her career to Sydney for many years Julie made the bold decision to relocate to the picturesque Sunshine Coast nearly two years ago. Joining the esteemed team at Gregor & Lewis, Julie brought with her a treasure trove of experience and expertise.

With a profound understanding of airfares, Julie excels in crafting optimal travel solutions for clients, ensuring seamless journeys to and from their destinations. Her adventurous spirit has led her to explore some of the globe’s most breathtaking wonders, from the Egyptian Pyramids and Abu Simbel to Machu Picchu, Kenya’s majestic big five, and the mesmerizing sight of thousands of flamingos gracing Lake Nakuru. Julie has also traversed the icy expanses of Glacier Bay in Alaska and recently marveled at the vast colonies of penguins in South Georgia while sailing towards Antarctica.

Julie’s passion for cruising knows no bounds, having sailed the Rhine with APT, explored the Pacific, Caribbean, and Mediterranean aboard Celebrity ships, and indulged in the beauty of the Australian Coast and Antarctica with the luxurious Silversea. Her commitment to staying on top of the luxury travel landscape is evident through her participation in events like Virtuoso Hotel and Cruise Events and the International Luxury Travel Mart (ILTM) in Singapore.

For unparalleled expertise and personalized travel experiences, please call Julie or email

Amelia Dyke – Travel Advisor

Amelia started her travel career in 2011, with a love of the world passed down through her family. Amelia has travelled to many parts of Australia, Fiji, Asia, Canada, Europe and South America. A few of Amelia’s favourite trips include seeing snow in Banff and watching the iconic Fairmont Banff Springs become covered in snow whilst travelling with APT through the Canadian Rockies, being blessed by a monk in Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, watching millions of litres of water pass over Iguazu Falls and experiencing the stained-glass reflections inside the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Having two children, Amelia has now experienced travel as a family, taking her children to Fiji and Bali to show them different cultures and ways of life. Amelia enjoys meeting new people and loves bringing travel dreams to life by creating memory-making itineraries for my clients to experience and enjoy!

Amelia is a CLIA Cruise Line Master Cruise Consultant and has sailed on several Ocean & River ships including The Jayavarman along the Mekong River, Viking Star through the Mediterranean & Azamara Onward for a glimpse of its 2024 World Voyage.

Please call Amelia or email

Ashleigh Paschke – Travel Advisor

Ash joined the travel industry and Gregor & Lewis Bespoke Travel early 2023. Her passion for travel began after finishing university where she then travelled extensively throughout Europe and Asia for several years. Her favourite countries and cities are: Italy, Greece, Portugal, Croatia, Budapest, Prague, Indonesia and the Philippines. A few of her favourite trips include watching the sunset over the beautiful Caldera at Santo Winery in Santorini, visiting KRKA National Park and swimming in its breathtaking waterfalls, Carnival in Cadiz, attending the FIS World Snowboard Cup in Bansko Bulgaria and wandering through the incredible ricefields in North-East Bali. Ashleigh enjoys piecing together in-depth itineraries in Europe and Asia specialising in Western Europe, the Mediterranean and the Balkans.

Ashleigh is a CLIA Cruise Line Accredited Consultant, most recently having sailed on the renovated Crystal Serenity throughout the east coast of Australia. Ashleigh has attended Virtuoso Hotel and Cruise Events ensuring her knowledge is up to date with all that is happening in the Luxury Market.

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Roger Koller – Travel Advisor

Roger joined our team in mid-2012 bringing with him a wealth of experience & knowledge with over 25 years in the travel Industry. He has extensive airline experience having worked for Qantas for over 13 years. Since joining Gregor & Lewis he has experienced the wonders of South America, the grandeur of the Canadian Rockies on a Tauck Tour and the luxury of several Azamara cruises. He recently experienced Crystal River Cruising and travelling to London and the USA. He has also travelled extensively throughout Asia, Europe and North America plus more exotic destinations such as Kenya, Jordan and Egypt, he’s even travelled inside the Arctic Circle. Roger has obtained his CLIA Cruise Master and has inspected numerous ships including Seabourn, Silversea, Regent Seven Seas, Oceania and Crystal Cruises.

Roger has done extensive trekking in New Zealand, Nepal, Morocco, and Canada and even walked the Inca Trail. More recently he has taken his family to Disneyland and Europe and cruised along the Mexican Riviera with Princess Cruises and along the Australian coastline on the new Silver Muse.
Roger works as an affiliate of Gregor & Lewis Bespoke Travel –

Mel Haycock – Travel Advisor

With more than 30 years travel experience in the travel industry including owning his own Award Winning Travel Agencies, Mel has a wealth of knowledge to share.
Mel’s Business and Travel experience has been primarily in the ‘high end’ Luxury Travel and Cruise areas and over the years has gained an enormous amount of valuable contacts with Hotels, Cruise Companies and Concierge Operators around the World.

Mel has personally cruised on Seabourn Cruises, Silversea (Ocean & Expedition cruises), Regent Seven Seas cruises, SeaDream Yacht Club, Ponant Yacht Cruises & Expeditions, Orion National Geographic cruises, Azamara Club cruises, Oceania cruises and American Steamboat Company, as well as Abercrombie & Kent, Heritage Mekong cruises, Tauck and Uniworld River Cruises.

Mel is based primarily in Brisbane but spends considerable time in Noosa and works as an Affiliate through Gregor & Lewis Bespoke Travel. To contact Mel

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