Born in the small fishing town of Cefalu, Sicily, I know Italy like no one else. Since planning my mother’s renewal of wedding vows in St. Mark’s Church in Venice, I've organized over 1,250 customized trips to my birth country. Whether you love history, food or adventure, Italy will find a way to romance you. Join me at my monthly travel talks on Italy and Sicily and learn how you can be next to fall under its spell.
After retiring from teaching, I was ready to tackle seeing the world. My passion for traveling is contagious, so I became a travel agent to be able to spread the love. The best way to learn is by experience, so since retiring, I have been to Alaska, the Caribbean, China, Europe, South America, New Zealand, Vietnam, and Cambodia—all with the goal of using my knowledge to become a better consultant for you.
As a luxury travel consultant, I love sending clients to my favorite spots in the world, places I know firsthand will have something to please everyone. Whether relaxing on the white sand beaches of Tahiti, dancing the night away in Mykonos, skiing the beautiful slopes of Aspen or following a pride of lions on Safari, I will make your travel dreams come true.
Traveling brings me such joy that I want everyone to experience their own trips of a lifetime. With my help, we can design for you the perfect vacation, whether a land tour of Europe, a cruise to the Caribbean or anything in between. Once every detail is taken care of, you’re free to simply enjoy the experience while you are immersed in it.
Areas of Expertise: Cruises Caribbean & Mexico River Cruises
My love for Disney World led me to the travel industry over 10 years ago. Having been 76 times to the famed amusement park, I’ve got the inside scoop to help your family hit all the top attractions as well as little known gems. Let me take the stress out of the planning, leaving you to enjoy the vacation.
As Travel Central's corporate travel agent, I’ve spent 31 years coordinating trips all over the world for clients. From air travel and hotels to rental cars and dinner reservations, I offer a full-service approach that will meet all of your business needs.
Areas of Expertise: Business Travel
I am a northern California native and recently got married and moved to New Orleans. Daughter to an airline pilot and flight attendant and now wife to an airline pilot, I have not stopped traveling since I was young. I have also studied abroad in Prague which allowed me to travel extensively throughout Europe. I have visited 28 counties and 40 states and counting. My favorite destinations include the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, and Europe. Please let me help you plan your next dream vacation!
“Do what you love and you will never work a day in your life.” This is my life mantra. I love creating vacations and believe that you can’t take it with you, so why not go out and see the world? I’ve been making that happen for customers since 1998. Each vacation I develop, I take who you are into consideration to curate a trip to fit your lifestyle and dreams. It’s your trip. Let me make it perfect just for you.
A native Australian and a recent transplant to New Orleans via London, I pull from an abundance of amazing, first-hand experiences to help craft your perfect vacation. From exploring my previous homes in Australia and London to discovering the beauty of New Zealand or Asia, I’ll design an itinerary that will help you embrace the unknown and create your own exciting stories to pass on to family and friends.
Looking for a hand tailored and exciting vacation? With all of the hotel, resort and cruise options available, making the right choice can be overwhelming. For more than 20 years, I’ve taken the hassle out of travel, helping customers realize the vacation of their dreams. Whether you’re looking for a cruise, Caribbean resort or ski trip, I’ll find all the unique and adventurous inclusions that will make your trip like no other.
Travel creates lifelong memories and strengthens family bonds, yet planning a family vacation can be a bit overwhelming. As a mother of 6 and a passionate traveler, I can help you design a seamless that helps reduce the stress that often go with coordinating so many diverse needs.
Traveling adds so much to one’s life, and I want others to experience the joy of traveling for themselves. I give each client my personal attention, leaning on 27 years of experience to offer invaluable advice. I particularly love coordinating trips to Europe, where the history, art, and culture provide endless opportunities for exploration.
Finding the perfect vacation destination for my clients may be the most wonderful and satisfying job in the world. Originally a native New Yorker, in 2000 I relocated to my favorite city—New Orleans—and continued to do what I love. After 27 years, my enthusiasm for planning trips has only grown stronger, and I’d be thrilled to work with you on creating your next vacation.
Travel planning should be as exciting as your next vacation. I pay attention to the details to guarantee your entire family an enjoyable trip. From your youngest to oldest travelers, I’ll anticipate your every need, developing a flawless flow for each day so you can have your best family vacation yet. Areas of Expertise: Family Vacations
Melinda leads a team of qualified travel specialists in bringing the wonders of the world into the hands of their customers. Fueled by a love of history and culture, she’s spent the better part of her life exploring the people and places she reads about in books. Combining her passion for travel and a desire to share this knowledge, she transformed them into a 28-year-long career in the travel industry where she spends every day doing the job she loves.
Tammie is the numbers girl, managing account payables and receivables while keeping the books balanced. Basically, she arms the agents with everything they need to give Travel Central’s clients the best vacation planning experience possible—a monumental task she tackles head-on. In her down time, Tammie is diligently working her way through her bucket list, which seems to double every time she checks another spot off her list.
Accounting & Sales Business Manager