A Century of Innovation

The Tauck Story
Watch Tauck: An American Story, narrated by acclaimed filmmaker and Tauck partner Ken Burns.

One Family. One Company. One Passion.

Roots are important – they connect the past with the present and provide a strong foundation for future endeavors built on a legacy of integrity and trust. Our success over the past century is a direct result of our commitment to "do the right thing," which began with our founder Arthur Tauck, Sr. in 1925.

We believe that when you travel with us, it should be effortless. It should transform, re-energize and be beyond the ordinary. And above all else, it should be fun. We are still singularly focused on the satisfaction of our guests. We never rest on our laurels and continue to innovate and enhance our journeys every year based on guest feedback. Our deep, longstanding relationships with our travel partners bring guests incomparable travel experiences around the world, on all seven continents.

Meet the Tauck Family

Three generations of Taucks have been pioneers in escorted travel since our first tour through New England in 1925. Today, a century later, Tauck family members continue to guide our company and oversee 150+ unique Tauck travel experiences.

Arthur Tauck, Jr.


A true visionary in the global tourism industry, with a career spanning 50 years as a travel industry leader, Arthur pioneered travel to all corners of North America and around the world – including leisure air charters in the 1950s, air-land tours to the National Parks in the 1960s, and heli-hiking in the 1970s.

Daniel W. Mahar


Responsible for strategy, plan execution and meeting short / long term goals of the business. Dan has served as VP Sales & Marketing; launched Tauck Ventures and built our Tauck Bridges and River Cruise businesses. Dan and his wife Kiki Tauck Mahar are the parents of five children.

Liz Tauck Walters

Liz has held a variety of administrative positions in the fields of education and non-profit management, including serving as Managing Director of the Tauck Family Foundation for 10 years. She resides on Bainbridge Island, WA, with her pediatrician husband Fred and their three girls.

Robin Tauck


Instrumental in building Tauck's strategic global growth to more than 65 countries and seven continents, including Small Ship Cruising and Exotics, Robin founded Tauck's World of Giving for destination preservation, and is an advocate for public-private partnerships through various boards. She has one daughter.

Peter Tauck


Peter has worked in all functions of the company, from Sales to IT, Reservations, and Operations, and today supports Tauck's sales efforts and strategic projects. He is the father of four children.

Kiki Tauck Mahar

An interior designer for many years, Kiki assisted in the building of Tauck Bridges. She now focuses her energies on being a great mom to five kids.