Emerald Tours specializes in golf adventure tours Worldwide. This is what we do here in California or as far away as South Africa. We have a passion for golf and adventure travel, so come explore with us as we visit new and undiscovered destinations around the World. Play championship golf while you cruise the Canadian Maritimes or Ireland and Scotland, join one of our African Private Game Reserve safaris, go ocean sport fishing in Mexico or enjoy a golf and whisky tour to Scotland. We've visited many of the golf destinations we promote, so let us share our knowledge and passion with you as we explore some of the World's most amazing destinations. We want your golf holiday to be a life changing experience, so leave all the details to our experienced tourism experts. We offer various golf packages that can be customized according to your desires.
Paul Tambakis has served for the past five years as President and co-owner of Emerald Tours, Inc., a home based business located in Orange County, CA. His company promotes golf travel experiences Worldwide. Emerald Tours has hosted golf travelers from abroad at numerous US golf destinations including their home State of California, Las Vegas and the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Emerald Tours also arranges for US golf travelers to experience golf around the World in destinations like Scotland, cruising the Canadian Maritimes and South Africa. Emerald Tours is a longstanding member of the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) and also an approved State of California Seller of Travel. Prior to becoming President in 2016, Paul was the Marketing Director of Emerald Tours since 2013.
Paul has an extensive background in both tourism and golf. He grew up in Boston in a family of travel agents and also caddied at The Country Club in Brookline, MA, site of the 2022 US Open. Paul served for over 30 years as Director for the U.S. Commercial Service, United States Department of Commerce, in both Orange County, CA and Honolulu, Hawaii. He also completed temporary duty assignments abroad in US Embassies. He was responsible for expanding U.S. exports throughout the World which included his work to increase travel to the United States. In this U.S. Government position, he won partner of the year Award in 2013 from Reed Expositions for developing the U.S. Travel pavilion at two major golf trade shows in China. He has traveled extensively throughout the World to promote the U.S. as a golf travel destination for international travelers.
Paul graduated from Boston Latin School, founded in 1635 – the oldest public college preparatory school in the U.S. He also earned a BSBA degree in Business Management from Northeastern University in Boston. As an enrollee in the School’s Cooperative Education Program, Paul worked at Kutrubes Travel Agency where he developed strong skills in tourism. He then went on to earn an MBA degree in International Marketing from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He is also a graduate of the Executive Development Institute for Tourism at the University of Hawaii Manoa Campus in Honolulu. Paul left the Commercial Service in 2013 to join Emerald Tours, Inc. and pursue his passion in golf tourism. Paul has three grown children and a beautiful wife, Pam, who he met in Boston while she was studying Nursing at Boston College. They also have three furry friends, including one English Field Spaniel who loves visiting local golf courses with his Dad for twilight golf!
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