Who we are
Bridge the World Travel and Cruise Centre is an Independent Retail Travel Agency, co-owned by Julie Maina and Melanie Grigoratos, offering a comprehensive range of travel related services. We have two offices, one located in Two Rocks and another office in Duncraig, Perth, Western Australia.
Our experienced and professional team consists of ourselves, Melanie and Julie, who are the friendly faces you will see in our shop in Two Rocks, and our four highly trained mobile consultant Terina Reborse, and on the odd occasion Bob Meek, who work remotely and are a valuable asset to our company. Collectively we have a wealth of expertise and knowledge in the travel, tourism, cruising and airline industries and strive to maintain and develop the professionalism and integrity of our agency. We are dedicated to offering our existing and new clients the best service and advice of a comprehensive range of travel services, to ensure their holidays are smooth sailing and trouble free.
Bridge the World Travel and Cruise Centre has successfully established itself as reputable and respectable travel agency with a strong history of serving its valued clients for over sixteen years. Initially operating in Beldon, Perth under the old Harvey World banner, and later became a member of the Travellers Choice Group, under which it operated for fourteen years. In 2011 the agency relocated to Two Rocks and in April 2016 joined forces with the Express Travel Group consortium, maintaining their status as a successful and reputable independent travel agency.
our mission and Vision
Our client’s happiness and peace of mind is our main focus and objective and by providing an efficient, professional and personalised service, with thorough destination knowledge, detailed information of all travel related requirements, expert advice and recommendations based on personal and professional experiences, we can take solace in the knowledge that we have successfully established strong and trusting relationships with all our valued clients. Our aim is to expand and grow to become the most trusted and utilized travel agency in Perth.
I was born and raised in the beautiful country of Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, and lived in South Africa for a number of years before immigrating to Australia 9 years ago. My passion for travel began many years ago in the airline industry, where I worked for several years before joining a tour operating agency specialising in tours to Southern and East Africa. After moving to Australia, and settling in Perth, I worked for an Africa wholesale company for a few years before joining the retail travel sector. I am an absolute travel enthusiast through and through and I drive immense pleasure in arranging travel plans for my clients, discovering their passions, their wants and needs and then designing the perfect holiday that is suited to their need because their happiness is my happiness!
Handcrafted from the finest New Zealand stock, and have been sowing my seeds in the wonderful land of Oz for the past 17 years. Travel is in my blood and I developed the wanderlust in my early twenties when I was fortunate enough to have travelled to over 60 countries around the world where I had the most amazing experiences and where I gained valuable and vast knowledge of UK, Europe, Asia, South and North America and Africa. I am passionate about sharing my travel knowledge, expertise and experiences with my clients and nothing pleases me more than hearing about their experiences when they get back from a happy holiday.
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