The Carolina Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CARVC) announced it is under new management.

Effective Sunday (May 1), Queen Communications LLC, headquartered in Columbia, S.C., is CARVC’s management company, according to a news release.

Queen Communications LLC is an association management company providing turn-key management solutions to state, regional, national and international associations, societies and other non-profit entities. It has been in operation since 1990, and is a member of the American Society of Association Executives and AMC Institute.

“We’re looking forward to our partnership with Queen Communications,” explained Dana Gabriel, president of CARVC. “They are a premier management company in the Southeast and were selected because of their proven expertise in membership services. They will provide our members and constituents with proactive forward thinking services, taking this industry association to the next level.”

Campground owners and operators in North Carolina and South Carolina formed the Carolinas Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CARVC). CARVC, a non-profit organization, is committed to the continuation and expansion of campgrounds and RV parks in the Carolinas for the enjoyment of all visitors to the Carolinas.

The CARVC board of directors is equally comprised of park owners and operators from both North and South Carolina forming a strong and vibrant association on a national level. CARVC’s services reach both campground owners/operators, as well as potential campers and visitors to the Carolinas. CARVC is recognized as the official industry association for both North and South Carolina and is affiliated with the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC).

CARVC membership is open to all privately owned campgrounds and RV parks in North and South Carolina and industry suppliers. Membership services include: educational and networking opportunities on a state and national level; year round legislative monitoring and a voice on federal and state issues impacting the camping and hospitality industries; a members’ benefit and discount program with some of the industry’s most well known suppliers; marketing and public relations for both North and South Carolina campgrounds and RV parks to consumers. Marketing efforts include print- and technology-based efforts.

CARVC publishes a Carolinas camping directory as a service to campers and RVers to assist them in vacation planning in the Carolinas; 75,000-plus are distributed in both states’ welcome centers, at travel shows and can be requested at www.campingcarolinas.com www.campingcarolinas.com or by calling toll free (800)906-0907.

CARVC’s office address and telephone numbers are 1215 Anthony Ave., Columbia, SC 29201, toll free: (800) 906-0907 or (803) 540-7523. Fax is (803) 254-3773. Website is www.carvc.org.