Zapwater Communications books travel apparel brand NxTSTOP. The agency will oversee media relations, influencer marketing, strategic partnerships, events and affiliate marketing strategy. It will also work to drive focused awareness around NxTSTOP’s product launches and partnerships with global brands. NxTSTOP offers face masks, hats, tops, socks, and travel pants that the company says are designed to meet the versatile needs of travelers while reducing waste in the environment. As part of this mission, it will incorporate sustainable practices into 100 percent of its supply chain and product offering over the next three years. “It’s exciting to have a partner like Zapwater who really knows the space and has the team to launch us to the next level,” said NxTSTOP CEO and founder Brendan Kennedy.


Rachel Harrison Communications lands Dream Hollywood in Los Angeles. RHC launched the partnership by supporting the unveiling of an exhibition of NFT artwork in the property’s lobby, which was converted into an immersive gallery curated by Crypt Gallery. The west coast flagship of the Dream Hotels chain, Dream Hollywood opened in July 2017 and features 178 guest rooms and suites. Dream Hotels also runs properties in Nashville, New York and Miami as well as Thailand and Qatar.

In Residence

Xhibition wins lifestyle management company In Residence by Pieter Brundyn. Xhibition will oversee the launch of new destinations within the company’s portfolio and publicize the company’s offerings in the luxury villa space. In Residence by Pieter Brundyn is a Cape Town, South Africa-based company that operates an international portfolio of villas that are supported by premier in-house concierge services.