S&A Communications has added North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors; The Sunrock Group; Brunswick County, North Carolina; and Kriegsman Luxury Outerwear—to its roster. The firm will develop and implement communications plans and tactics to inform general contractors in the state about the North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors’ new web-based licensing platform. For Sunrock, a family-owned construction materials supplier, S&A will provide services in the areas of recruitment, advertising, social media training and management, public relations, and community relations. Brunswick County has engaged the agency to assist in developing and disseminating information related to the county’s water supply, and Kriegsman a Greensboro, NC, based furrier, has enlisted S&A’s services for web design, social media, promotions and public relations.
Lifestyle and travel firm Abelow PR, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018, has picked up Accessible Travel Solutions as a client. The company provides fully accessible vacation packages to Europe and the Caribbean, where it is often difficult for disabled people to travel. Abelow will arrange travel agent and media interviews as a way of introducing the company to the travel community at large. Abelow also represents Alpenwild, a walking, hiking and culinary tour company that organizes trips in the Swiss Alps. Founded in 1993, Abelow works with such hospitality, spa, food and beverage and travel brands as Virgin, St. Barts, Martin Miller’s Gin and Four Seasons Hotels.
Magrino has brought on Hospitality Alliance, a consulting, development and management company directed toward the hotel and food and beverage industries, as a client. The Hospitality Alliance team has developed, opened and operated high-profile restaurants, bars, clubs and hotels in New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, and Chicago. The company’s current projects including Mack-Cali Realty Corp.’s Harborside development in Jersey City, NJ; The Mayfair Hotel, slated to open next month in Los Angeles; and Crockett Street Food Hall in Fort Worth.