About italktravel Fountain Gate


Our family business opened the first store in Canterbury in 1982 moving to Mt Waverley in 1984, that store still operates today in the Mt Waverley Village. We joined the  Harvey World Travel franchise group in 1986 and growing to  6 locations in Melbourne’s East & South East.    The Fountain Gate store was opened in  2004 and has had the privilege of serving the local community ever since.  Today we are part of Australia’s largest independent travel group as a franchisee of italktravel.   

Italktravel are progressive, innovative  and provide us with access to wide variety of special deals, cheap airfares and travel offers available for every destination and every budget all designed to help you plan your best holiday and save you time and money



We are very fortunate to have so many long term, knowledgeable and dedicated staff members.  They “know their stuff”  and love to share their experience with their clients.

We know that, it is our personal experience that counts for so much and will provide that little bit extra to our clients.  We want you to have the best possible travel experience, be it pleasure or business.


Our stores have sponsored many local  clubs and are pleased that so many members value our experience and commitment to their travel needs.  The local community is the heart of our business, where will live and work.


Our passion is travel, we love to hear of your travel stories and see your photos. We work with you in the planning stage and whilst you travel we are with you in spirit, it is important to us that we meet your expectations and you have a fabulous trip.

Meet the Team


Natasha Pizzimento 

“I strive to exceed my customer's expectations and to deliver the best price and widest range of products every time”

Meet Natasha Pizzimento 
Natasha’s  started her Travel Career in 2000 working at Waverley Gardens now Fountain Gate shopping centre. Her clients greatly benefit from her extensive knowledge and travel experience. Tash specialises in both leisure and corporate travel and has a very strong eye for the details. Her knowledge will exceed your expectations.

Natasha’s Travel Experience
Natasha s favourite destination is USA. Her travels have taken here through China, Thailand and much of Asia, being of Italian heritage she also loves  Europe and its culture. Now with 2 young boys, she also seeks out
family friendly holiday destinations. 

Elenora Donato

“I pride myself on providing exceptional customer service and I aim to find the best deal for my clients “
Meet Elenora Donato
For the
past three years, Elenora has been offering wonderful travel and holiday options to her clients at Fountain Gate. She enjoys coming to work every day knowing that I can share my own travel experiences with people, but most importantly to create new and exciting tailor-made itineraries that will provide memorable experiences to each individual

Elenora’s Travel Experience 
Elenora has an extensive list of destinations under her belt. She has cruised on Pride of America through the Hawaiian Islands.
Travelled through USA from the West Coast to New York. Visited East Coast Canada as well as Asia and the South Pacific.

Debbie McNamara

“ I love finding just the right trip for my client’s “

Meet Debbie Mc Namara
Debbie has been in the Travel Industry since January 1998, and prides herself on good customer service and finding and providing the right holiday for each individual passenger.  She thoroughly enjoys seeing the process of a holiday being booked from start 
to finish, and has extensive knowledge of many destinations worldwide.  Debbie specialises in leisure, corporate and group travel.

Debbie’s Travel Experience
Debbie has travelled to USA, Europe, Asia and through Australia.