Melanie Thomas 

Shreveport, LA United States
Why work with an advisor? 
Travel Specialties
  • Adventure
  • Beach & Sun
  • Honeymoons
  • Safari
  • Spa Vacations

  • Tanzania
  • South Africa
  • New Zealand
  • Mexico
  • Costa Rica
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Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

My favorite part of being a travel advisor is working with my clients to make their travel dreams come true. My passion for travel pushed me to step out of my comfort zone to open my own travel agency, Creative Travel Inc., in 1993. I especially enjoy planning romantic getaways. I believe choosing the right resort is the key to a successful getaway. My husband and I have had the privilege of staying in the finest hotels and resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico. Having first hand experience of these exclusive properties makes it possible for me to recommend the perfect resort to match my client's dreams.

We have also traveled throughout Europe, Costa Rica, and recently to more exotic destinations. Our travels to Bali, Istanbul, New Zealand, Australia and Tanzania have given me a new passion for adventure and safari travel.

I believe that our lives are broadened and enriched by traveling. Contact me and together we will work to create a dream and life enriching adventure for you.

Places I Have Traveled

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Great to deal with

By: Jim c ty Tx

Reviewed on: 11 Apr 2014

She makes traveling not so much of a pain in the --s.

Highly recommended


Reviewed on: 07 Jun 2014

Great Job.  All went better than planned.  Terrific work.  Really appreciate it.

Never Fear, Plan a Trip Here!!!!

By: Bendi

Reviewed on: 21 Jun 2014

From the beginning to the end, Creative Travel did all of the work for my recent trip to Jackson Hole, WY! She not only sent emails, but made phone calls to check to see if she could provide anything else for me and my family!!! In the century of computer generated recordings and pushing numerous buttons followed by being placed on hold, it was refreshing to have such personal attention and genuine customer service. My family enjoyed a Virtuoso gift we gleefully discovered on the counter. It was a wonderful bottle of wine that was immediately consumed with great fervor. Melanie Thomas and Creative Travel are the REAL DEAL. If you want to be confident that your trip is relaxing and enjoyable, book with Creative Travel!

Very helpful

By: Libby

Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2015

Melanie did a great job in assisting us in planning and booking this trip. She provided us with good advice, and her friendly demeanor and quick response time was sincerely appreciated.

Professional and personable

By: CSue

Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2015

Melanie did a great job booking my flight and cruise. She was very friendly and always available to answer questions.

Persevering-good follow up

By: Rick

Reviewed on: 01 Jul 2016

Good follow up on flight arrangements and recommendations

Wonderful expert service

By: Pavie2

Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2016

We loved working with Melanie and her friendly staff to book our Princess Alaskan cruise. Everything they did was top-notch and they took care of many details for us. I highly recommend their services when planning a trip--they thought of everything!

River Barge Trip

By: Jan

Reviewed on: 18 Jul 2017

Melanie was great. She arranged the trip and then followed up on loose ends. She found interesting things for the kids to do, since this was a family trip, like a treasure hunt in the Louvre. I have recommended her in the past and will continue to do so.

Maine Trip

By: Rex

Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2017

Awesome Trip Advisor



Reviewed on: 14 Sep 2017

It was great! She was so efficient and pleasurable to work with. We had a wonderful trip due to her expertise and experience and graciousness.

Melanie Thomas of Creative Travel

By: Traveler

Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2017

Melanie is always helpful and hard-working! She's a pleasure.

Agent's Review

By: Libby

Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2017

Melanie is always easy to work with. She is more than willing to try to find the answer to any question I have or to work on any perceived problems.

Secrets Jamaica

By: Billy

Reviewed on: 16 Apr 2018

It was a very easy trip to plan. Everything was perfect. Would definitely book another trip with her!

Charming Charleston Place

By: bendi

Reviewed on: 03 May 2018

Working with Melanie was a joy! She is knowledgeable and helpful with any and all questions regarding travel. Customer service is her number one priority!!!

Working with Melanie Thomas, you will have access to:

  • - Special perks and extra amenities
  • - An experienced travel guide whom you can rely on before, during, and after the trip
  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
  • - Once in a lifetime experiences

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  • South Africa
  • New Zealand
  • Mexico
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  • Jamaica
  • Mauritius
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