When did you start working in the travel industry?
I started in travel straight from school on a youth training programme 25 years ago.
Where would you like to visit next?
I would love to do a safari to see the wildlife up close in their natural habitat wandering freely.
What is your dream holiday destination?
Bora Bora in the South pacific it just looks stunning and the sea is the most amazing shades of blue. One day!
What are the first three things in your case?
A jar of marmite, can't leave home without it! A supply of books and magazines and my flip flops I live in them on holiday.
Melanie's Top Travel Tips
1) Stay the night before you travel in an airport hotel it avoids any stress on the day.
2) Photocopy all important documents just in case you loose them.
3) Pack lots of books, games and snacks to keep children entertained.
I really enjoyed visiting California my favourite place was San Diego. It had a very welcoming feel to it beautiful coastlines and a lovely sunny climate.