About Tour Azores

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Located in Fall River, Massachusetts.  Tour Azores has been providing escorted tours to the Azores, Madeira and Mainland Portugal for over .

Edward C. de Melo

Edward deMeloEdward has over forty years experience in the travel business.  He first started working for his father’s travel agency, “Melo’s Travel and Tours”, in New Bedford in 1975, and then in 1976 he opened up the Fall River branch of Melo’s Travel and Tours right on Columbia Street, serving the Portuguese community by taking care of their travel needs, as well as help with immigration, and translating services.

In 1993, he purchased the business from his father and opened up his own travel agency, “Columbia Travel”.  While still serving the Portuguese community, he built his travel agency to be one of the leading agencies providing travel and tours to the Azores, Madeira and Mainland Portugal.