TURNER has been appointed agency of record for Discover South Carolina, The Westin Nashville, The Notary and The Ritz Carlton St. Thomas. The agency will open a South Carolina office when its contract with Discover South Carolina goes live on July 1. TURNER will help the organization strengthen media relations, manage pitches, missions, events and tours, and provide support for its Chef Ambassador program. For the Westin Nashville, the agency is providing media relations, digital content, and social media services. TURNER is creating a long term media relations strategy as well as supporting opening activations and community engagement for The Notary, a new hotel in Philadephia. The Ritz Carlton St. Thomas, which is reopening this fall after last year’s hurricanes, has engaged the agency to manage media relations.


Zehnder Communications is now working with the Brookhaven Convention and Visitors Bureau, which was established in 2018 to promote and build awareness of Brookhaven, a city in the northeastern Atlanta metro area. The CVB has engaged Zehnder to handle logo creation, digital ads, website development and optimization, paid media, public relations and social media. The partnership will also incorporate experiential marketing, digital media strategies and social media activations. Opened in 1996, Zehnder serves regional, national and global clients from its offices in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Nashville.

Mint Hotels

D&D PR has added MINT Hotels & Residences, a group of five boutique hotels in the Dominican Republic, to its roster of hospitality clients. D&D PR is launching the brand in the US market, with an emphasis on lifestyle consumer media as well as on the travel trade community, with coverage in industry-specific outlets. A focus for the campaign is to change consumer perceptions of the Dominican Republic. The properties are geared toward expressing the essence of the country through their cuisine, design, warm service and embrace of the surrounding natural beauty.