About Us

At Tour Group Planners, LLC we aim to provide an unforgettable trip with memories that will last a lifetime.  We are here for you from the start of your trip planning, throughout your trip and even once you return home. Contact us today for all of your travel agency and tour needs! Sightseeing tours, cruises, rail excursions and much more!

Tour Group Planners... where travel dreams become reality.

Planning a vacation can be time consuming and overwhelming. With our knowledgeable staff and great customer service, all you need to plan is to have fun!  


Our groups depart locally with a leader who accompanies the group to guide them through the airport and get them to their destination stress free. Traveling with a group provides an opportunity to form bonds with other travelers - it's always fun to travel with friends!​ 

Meet Our Team

Becky Luka

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 Owner of Tour Group Planners, Becky has been in the travel business over 28 years. Her travel career began as a hotel front desk clerk in Columbus, Ohio while attending Travel School. 

Becky put her career on hold to stay home and raise her two children. For 13 years Becky worked from home arranging individual and group travel. 

Becky enjoys the trip planning process and working with her clients.

Contact: Becky@TourGroupPlanners.com

Joe Luka

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Joe is the Chief Financial Officer and a Tour Leader for Tour Group Planners.  He has 27 years experience in the finance​including accounting, auditing, and tax.  

Joe has been leading group trips with Becky for over 24 years.  He is an experienced rail traveler - he's traveled on all Amtrak routes many times and has ridden the rails in Canada and Europe.  


As you can guess, Joe's hobby is trains, both model and real-life. Joe is also active in his church missions, specifically working in Haiti.

Contact: Joe@TourGroupPlanners.com

Judy McElfresh

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 Judy hails from Norwalk, Connecticut.  At 21 she bought a one-way ticket and moved to Hawaii. She stayed for 11 1/2 years in Honolulu, then Los Angeles and finally transferred to Chicago.

Marriage brought her to Decatur where she worked for Franklin Travel since 1982. In 2007, she joined Bill Owen at Tour Group Pro, now known as Tour Group Planners.

Judy enjoys her family, travel & animals, and is an avid reader.

Contact: Judy@TourGroupPlanners.com

Dawn Adrian

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Dawn started with Tour Group Planners in June 2018.  New to the travel industry, she is ready to assist with your next trip! 


Dawn is a people person and would love for you to call and say "hi".  


Dawn also works as the Administrative Assistant at her small country church near Assumption. Married to her high school sweetheart for over 25 years, Dawn is the mother of three teenagers. 


She likes to sing, bake, cook, quilt, crochet and cross-stitch.  

Contact: Dawn@TourGroupPlanners.com