Our Team

Isaac Reichman - Director 

After a 15 year stint as a secondary school teacher and working for a travel agency for a number of years, Isaac established Taking Off Tours agency more than 26 years ago. 

Isaac travelled most of his life and has an interest in different cultures and environments. The experience he gained enables him to get his clients to difficult destinations with ease.

Isaac has always embraced corporate travel and understands demanding clients who have exacting requirements and who often need to change their itineraries at short notice. 

He is very familiar with Central America, South America, Africa India and South-East Asia, as well as Korea and Japan. Always having clients from the Academia in the last 15 years he and Taking off Tours have become  one of the foremost experts in travel within the Pacific region.

Our clients – The Pacific Forum in Fiji , The Office of the Chief Trade Advisor in Vanuatu and the Pacific Community in Noumea – refer clients to us from all over the world for travel within the Pacific region, Europe or around the world.

Isaac prides himself on outstanding service for his clients.  

Melanie Golin - Director 

Born and raised in Johannesburg South Africa, Melanie started her travel career at the age of 20 as a consultant for a wholesale tour operator and from there formed her own wholesale tour company which is still in business today.

Melanie has a passion for people and their dreams as well as a lifelong love of travel and the cultural and educational insights it provides. Being able to look after her clients travel portfolio’s is something she finds very exciting. 

Melanie enjoys analyzing and identifying future trends and marketing travel packages to clients and prospects.  Her speciality is leisure and group travel.

Having travelled extensively for the last 25 years has empowered her to share and sell travel experiences with her clients. Melanie is very excited to be a part of Taking off Tours Team and looks forward to many more fruitful years in this Industry. 

Yen Truong - Junior Consultant 

Yen was born in Vietnam in the beautiful country side in a village known as Bac Lieu. She moved to Melbourne at the age of 15 where she completed High school and then a travel course through William Ingliss. Taking Off Tours is her first Job in the travel Industry.  

Yen assists with the Corporate bookings and her day is very challenged by the routings Taking Off Tours specialize in. She regards herself as a hard working and goal oriented person, self motivated, with strong challenges of taking her work very seriously, and the ability to integrate effectively with more experienced staff. 

Yen looks forward to expanding her skills both to the benefit of the company and for her own personal achievement. Most of all she is excited to travel and learn what the world has to offer. 

Ronnie Peleg - Senior Travel Consultant

Ronnie was born in Buenos Aires Argentina and moved to Australia at a young age. She began her travel career at Jetset Travel the original office known as Astronaut Travel where she worked for ten years specializing in groups and looking after the likes of Uia Orges Jnf and various other accounts. She then settled in Israel and after 5 years returned back to Australia where she continued her travel career.  

Ronnie prides herself as being a reliable and hardworking professional with a practical hands on approach and endeavours to exceed customer expectations. Having travelled to various wonderful destinations throughout the years Ronnie is equipped to offer advice on the best travel experience possible. She understands the needs of the discerning client and customizes itineraries to suit both her corporate and leisure client base.  

Luna Reichman - Director

Luna is an ex teacher who taught for many years and now provides Taking Off Tours with much needed help and assistance with accounts and payments. Being the mistress of Myob and any computer functions beyond the skills of most others in the team she has a passion for cruising and has destinations ICCA membership accreditation.

Luna enjoys consulting with the older cruise passengers. She loves travelling to diverse and unusual destinations. 

Unsure of how to make your travel restart a reality? Start by talking to us. As your trusted travel agent, we’re here to save you time and show you value for money. Why not let us help you create a travel plan, not only for your next trip but the one after that and the one after that! Just as you would see an advisor to map our your financial future, working with us on a travel plan is the best plan if you're serious about seeing the world.

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