Governor McMaster ordered the closure of all non-essential businesses in SC through 4/30. Receive COVID-19 and Beaufort area updates here. WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU BACK TO BEAUFORT, PORT ROYAL AND THE SEA ISLANDS SOON!

Industry Partners

The Greater Beaufort-Port Royal CVB is the Designated Marketing Organization (DMO) for the city of Beaufort, the town of Port Royal and the unincorporated Sea Island regions of northern Beaufort County. The CVB produces official travel and tourism information and implements a strategic tourism promotion program to increase awareness of Northern Beaufort County as a vacation, group, meetings and/or sports tourism destination, while fostering visitor product development to enhance the economic growth of the region.  

CVB office hours: Mon. - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Colleen Smith
Visitor Services Manager

Lynda Dyer
Director of Destination Services

Linda Jeffries 
Director of Sales

Megan Carew
Marketing Coordinator

Robb Wells
President & CEO

To Learn More about the Greater Beaufort-Port Royal CVB Board of Directors, Click Here

Partner Links


Beaufort Area Hospitality Association
Beaufort is fortunate to have a vibrant hospitality industry whose businesses strive to provide the best service and accommodations.  Visit Beaufort, Port Royal, and the Sea Islands and Beaufort Area Hospitality Association are pleased to recognize those businesses who go the extra mile to ensure that your visit or stay is the best it can be. These businesses are identified by the Hospitality Star. 

Beaufort County
Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce

Beaufort Digital Corridor

Beaufort Economic Development Corp
Beaufort Film Society
Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce

City of Beaufort
Friends of Hunting Island State Park
Historic Beaufort Foundation
Penn Center
Port Royal Old Village Association
Technical College of the Lowcountry
Town of Port Royal
University of South Carolina, Beaufort


Santa Elena Foundation
Port Royal Sound Foundation


Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Edisto Chamber of Commerce
Hilton Head Hospitality Association
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce
Jasper County Chamber of Commerce
Lowcountry & Resort Islands Tourism Commission
Savannah Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
South Carolina Parks Recreation and Tourism (SCPRT)
Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce

Valuable industry information and links:


Marketing Plans:

  • 2018-2019 Marketing Plan Northern Beaufort County/Beaufort, Port Royal, & Sea Islands

Other Research: