About Us

Company Description
Emerald Tours and Cruises Inc. can help you in all of your travel needs. We are an independently family-owned and operated business with 20 years operating from the same office location. Our Goal is to provide quality service with the personal touch. Whether we are assisting an individual family vacaction or a group of 500, we are dedicated to serving your needs by providing professional Tour Managers with groups, Complete Itineraries, Excellent Hotel Accommodations, Attractions, Meals and First Class Transportation.

Why Choose Us?
Good Question. We believe that our experience, reputation and genuine desire to provide you with the most luxuriour vacation for the least amount of money possible sets us apart from the rest. We at Emerald Tours and Cruises Inc. value family and with us, you will be treated as family. That is our promise to you!

Together, the staff of Emerald Tours and Cruises, Inc. and Emerald Coaches, bring more than 75 years of experience in school, church, group and tour travel. Call any of the above staff to arrange the tour of your dreams.

Louie Sprouse
President / Co-Owner

Louie Sprouse is president and co-owner of Emerald Tours and Cruises, Inc. and Emerald Coaches. Since it's beginning in 1993, Louie, along with his wife Gail, have established, what has become, one of the leading tour and travel companies for schools, churches, adult travel and cruises in the upstate owning and operating their own motorcoaches. With beginning his driving career in 1978, Louie has over three decades of experience driving motorcoaches with no reportable accidents. Louie has logged more than 2 million miles driving over the road in his 32 years. We are proud members of The United Motorcoach Association and The South Carolina Motorcoach Association.

Gail Sprouse
Vice President / Co-Owner

Gail Sprouse is Vice-President and co-owner of Emerald Tours and Cruises, Inc. and Emerald Coaches. Gail had the vision in 1993 to encourage Louie to start a new company with a new beginning. Gail is the company accountant and bookkeeper. She does the payroll and other office activities. Gail also serves as a Tour Manager when needed. Call Gail and speak with her. She would love to hear from you.





Sandra Hatcher
Office Manager

Sandra Hatcher is the Office Manager for Emerald Tours and Cruises, Inc. and Emerald Coaches. Sandra joined Emerald Tours and Cruises, Inc. in 1996 bringing with her a desire to accomplish and achieve goals beyond her wildest dreams. Sandra coordinates and customizes the tours and also handles and accounts receivables, Invoicing, Scheduling Trip Tour Managers and finalizing tours when completed. Sandra also does bus quotes and contracts for Emerald Coaches. Sandra also serves as a tour manager in the busy season. Sandra is a strong and welcomed addition to the Emerald Tours family and our customers enjoy speaking with her.

Brenda Martin
Cruises and Vacation Specialist

Brenda Martin is the Cruises and Vacation Specialist for Emerald Tours and Cruises, Inc. and Emerald Coaches. Brenda joined Emerald Tours and Cruises in 2006 bringing with her pride in making sure the customer gets the cruises or vacation they want. Brenda schedules the cruises and vactions. Brenda also does the driver itineraries for Emerald Coaches. Brenda is a strong addition to the Emerald Tours and Cruises and Emerald Coaches family.

Ross Capell
Motor Coach Driver

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