Melinda Bourgeois

P:(504) 834-7000
Monday-Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and by Appointment

My Favorite Trips to Plan

It’s no secret why Melinda is so successful at designing personalized luxury-travel itineraries for individuals just like you. She’s no armchair traveler. Travel is her passion and has visited many countries. She reveals her best findings to you through her worldwide discovery travels to numerous countries.

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As the owner of Travel Central since 1988, I am passionate about exploring the world, learning more about history, and discovering the cultures of people worldwide… and loving every minute! Traveling to 47 states and over 56 countries over the years, taking the opportunities to explore the peoples and places you read about gives me the pleasure of sharing insights with travelers on a daily basis… it doesn’t get any better than that!

Your search for a highly-trained, experienced professional who can plan unforgettable adventures ends at Travel Central!


Cruise Groups, Custom Vacations, EcoTourism, Expedition Cruises, Family, Food & Wine, Group Travel, Guided Vacations, Luxury Travel, Rail Travel, Safari, Snow Ski, Solo Travel, Spa/Wellness, Villas, World Cruises


Signature Travel Experts provide travel expertise and a world of unique benefits tailored to your needs.

AmaWaterways, Bedsonline, Holland America Line, Insight Vacations, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruises

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Why Use a Travel Advisor

If you love to travel, dreaming of your next trip and planning it can be almost as much fun as the trip itself. Yes, the internet has made researching destinations and booking a trip more accessible than ever, but the many options for flights, cruises, hotels and tours can overwhelm even the savviest of travelers. Why risk your vacation time and dreams when there are professionals who can help you make the best choices? 

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You Deserve a Vacation

It's time to get away from the daily grind and get into daily recuperation. Whether you're a first-time traveler, or a seasoned professional, we can help you get somewhere incredible!