For Tour Operators and Travel Professionals visiting Charleston, CCGS delivers unrivaled personal service in coordinating anything from a one-day visit to a multi-day itinerary. Our wide variety of services includes Step-on & Private Guide Service, Carriage Tours, Plantation Tours, Historic Walking Tours, and more. If your group is interested in a longer visit, CCGS specializes in designing complete itineraries including dining, upscale accommodations, and private ground transportation.
"If you are a group planning to tour Charleston, you will want to contact Charleston Convention & Group Services! They are there from "hello to farewell" with the best of the best guides, and complete package planning for lodging, meals, attractions & tours down to the last detail! I have used their services for over 15 years and never been disappointed."
Linda Mitchell, Classic SouthEast Tours,
Enjoying a meal at one of Charleston's renowned restaurants, strolling through a plantation, or competing in an exciting scavenger hunt are all ideal ways to relax after your meeting or seminar. Charleston provides the perfect setting for your Corporate Meeting or Convention, and CCGS is here to design a program that satisfies your group's specific interests and needs. Our corporate and convention services include private transportation, hotel shuttles, spouse programs, historic tours, themed events & décor, team building programs, and recreational activities.
"Thank you! I don't know how anyone could be more helpful with our pre-conference work. From the reception on the Yorktown to the guest tours and the speaker gifts and our gala plans at Middleton...you were responsive, you were fair, you provided great services, and you were a pleasure to work with. What more could anyone ask?"
Dylah Wallenius, The American College of Trust and
Larry Stephens, University Risk Management
& Insurance Association
Specifically designed to reward your employees, our incentive programs pamper your group with true Charleston hospitality. Incentive groups have a wide variety of options to choose from including kayaking, sailing, golf, private events, team building activities and more. By continually creating new and exciting adventures, you can rest assured that CCGS will impress your guests.
"I would like to thank everyone at CCGS for organizing such fun activities for our group. Everyone had a great time! Most loved the Race around Charleston the best because it was a way to see many parts of Charleston and learn about the history."
Erika Johnson, Power Partners, Inc.
At CCGS, our professional staff is here to make your reunion's time in Charleston fun, educational, and stress free. As a locally-owned family business that has worked with Military, Family, and Class Reunions for over two decades, you can rest assured that we will show your guests the very best of Charleston. Whether you are interested in setting up a single tour or need assistance coordinating your entire reunion, CCGS is here to put the pieces together for you!
"On behalf of the United States Navy Cruisers Sailors Association I wish to thank you for the timely and wonderful support you provided in setting up and executing the four tours we chose for the reunion. Your bus drivers and tour coordinators were excellent. Thank you and we will remember you for our next reunion in Charleston, SC."
Retired Captain Chris Zirps, U.S. Navy Cruisers
At CCGS we take great pride in sharing Charleston's amazing history and diverse ecology with school and educational groups. Our educational tours and itineraries incorporate history, science, art, and the unique culture of South Carolina's Lowcountry. Meals, lodging, and transportation can also be provided to ensure your school's trip to Charleston is a stress-free one.
"I cannot speak highly enough about Charleston Convention & Group Services. First and foremost are their competitive prices! I am responsible for an annual overnight Charleston trip of over 300 7th grade students. The CCGS staff plans, coordinates, and implements a strict itinerary with minimal downtime during transitions … all while meeting the individual accommodations of special needs students. Jamie and his colleagues work diligently to ensure the best experience for our students to create memories that last a lifetime. Thank you, Charleston Convention & Group Services!"
Renee Callahan, Oakridge Middle School
Since 1986, CCGS has been the leading provider of shore excursions and private arrangements for cruise ships calling on Charleston. Our unique excursions, organization, and attention to detail allow passengers to make the most of their limited time in Charleston.
"We have had a long and very successful relationship with Erin Mellen and her team at the Charleston Convention & Group Services. They are extremely detail oriented and understand the luxury cruise market. They consistently deliver a high level of service both during our turnaround operations, and our Crystal Adventures Shore Excursion programs. We can always count on CCGS to provide us with tour programs that are unique and exclusive and consistently exceed our guest's expectations. In Charleston, they make the difference 'Crystal Clear.'"
John Stoll, VP Land Programs, Crystal Cruises