Our Team

Mayur Shukla

managing director

Our Managing Director was born and raised in Kenya, where he trained and practiced as a Dentist for over 25 years.  Moving to Australia, Mayur experienced a true sea-change when he took over the business administration and finance to ensure Barolin Travel is a successful and accredited member of the Travel Industry. Mayur is also a member of the Bundaberg Chamber of Commerce. He loves living in Bundaberg and has fully embraced the Aussie way of life! 

Bhavana Shukla

admin manager

Bhavana believes travel is the best education for everyone. She is passionate about planning the perfect holiday for you. A Business and Finance graduate with over 15 years of experience in the industry, she is widely travelled, has lived overseas and is a specialist in group travel, especially to Africa and Central Asia and the Far East.  Bhavana loves organising and researching in order to provide her clients with extraordinary travel experiences. Additional to her love of travel, Bhavana is an active member of her local Rotary club and if you can’t find her at work, you’ll find her cooking up a storm in the kitchen. 

Helen Forbes

Senior international consultant

Helen, our Senior Consultant has over 25 years of travel industry experience.  Helen has immense knowledge of travelling throughout the world.  Her hands on approach means she is always ahead of the news and clients love Helen’s unsurpassed service. She regularly travels with our small group tours of Europe, South America, and Egypt. When she is not creating personalized travel plans, Helen is a proud Rotarian, and loves spending time with her grandchildren, watching movies and reading.

Sara Marsden

international & domestic consultant

Sara has over 24 years’ experience in the travel industry.  She has always had a passion for travel and loves to explore new destinations and cultures. Her favourite travel companions are family and friends.  

Sara believes in encouraging the young and young at heart to explore the new destinations and step outside their comfort zone.    Her experience gives her a range of knowledge on planes, trains and bicycles or husky sleds. She also has the most current tips on where to find that great restaurant, boutique, day spa or simply the best spot to relax by the beach