Mel Phaure


Mel, our original female exec is our rock, it is her values that run through our organisation. Ever approachable, open and up for a laugh. You can always count on Mel to give you sound, selfless advice. Enjoys reading out your old CV in front of the whole office. Remember when you thought that PADI course made you look adventurous?

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Name three guests (dead or alive) that you would invite to a dinner party and why?

Jimi Hendrix, my son is called Hendrix so I’d have to invite Jimi; my Grandma, I never met her but would have liked to, she sounded like an amazing woman; Leonardo di Caprio, I think he’s single…you never know!

How long have you been in the travel industry for?

Thirty three years and wow it’s changed

If you won the lottery what would be the first thing you would do?

Pay off my mortgage and a luxury holiday

Do you have a party trick? If so what is it?

Invite me to a party and I’ll show you

If you were stuck on a desert island name the one item you would take with you?

Sun cream, sensible choice I know

Is a jaffa cake a cake or a biscuit?


Mountain or beach?

Tough one, I can’t decide

What is your favourite place to travel to and why?

Marrakech! Just love it, so many hidden treasures you just need to know where to look

What are your pet hates?

Laziness and eating with your mouth open

What TV series have you recently watched and what would you rate it out of 10?

I don’t watch too much TV, maybe a bit of late night trash… First Dates and wondering whether to go on it?!

If you had three wishes what would you wish for?

To be able to eat as much chocolate as I like and never get fat; drink as much wine as I liked and never get fat; live happily ever after with Leo

What is your favourite meal?

Any Japanese food

Window, middle or aisle seat?