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Industry Tourism
Occupation Tour Director
Location Honolulu, HI, United States
Introduction Melina Lillios has been conducting tours throughout the world since 1985. She conducted educational bus tours throughout England and Southern Europe as well as worked as a tour director for Contiki Tours which took her all over the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Australia, and New Zealand. She first came to Hawaii in 1989 to open up a worldwide office for Contiki and then later went on to become operations manager for the travel companies Globus Gateway and Cosmos Tours. Melina has been traveling to Thailand and Bali for over 15 years and now lives on the island of Ko Lanta for 4 months of the year. While on Ko Lanta, Melina teaches her university courses online, volunteers at various schools and orphanages and makes a point of exploring new countries in SE Asia with every visit. While living the rest of the year in Hawaii, Melina teaches intercultural communications at Hawaii Pacific University, teaches private voice and piano lessons, and is a musical-director of locally-produced theater in Honolulu. This is Melina's 10th year of running tours throughout Southeast Asia and Greece with her company Live Laugh Love Tours.