Umlingo is new PR start up which launched on 1 November 2020. Creative Director Claire Roadley has over 25 years of experience in public relations, marketing, copywriting and social media for the tourism industry - ranging from small, owner-run lodges firmly "off-the-beaten-track" to iconic 5-star hotels - and even a famous luxury train!
Most people in the African tourism industry will know Claire from Ethos where she worked for nearly 20 years. Claire has long-standing relationships with both the UK travel press as well as the trade inthe UK and back "home" in Africa.
Claire is now offering freelance PR, marketing and copywriting services promising to Create Marketing Magic with Words.
Current clients include a South African owned villa in Tuscany as well as the KZN Collection of lodges (including a great competition to win 12 nights) including:
- Antbear Eco Lodge in the Drakensberg,
- Spion Kop Lodge in the Battlefields,
- Ghost Mountain Inn in Zululand,
- Isibindi's Kosi Forest & Thonga Beach Lodge on the Elephant Coast,
- Tembe Elephant Park
- The Shayamanzi Houseboat on Lake Jozini
Claire also offers freelance PR consulting to Ethos and Luxury Rep Collection (Pugdundee Safaris in India).
Options to suit all budgets - from a simple day rate to ongoing monthly retainers. Please get in touch if you are keen to collaborate.
Where we operate
- South Africa
- United Kingdom