Umlingo provides UK based PR, marketing, social media and copywriting services on a freelance basis . 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 - including the iconic Blue 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.
The KZN Collection:
- Antbear Eco Lodge in the Drakensberg,
- Spion Kop Lodge in the Battlefields,
- Ghost Mountain Inn in Zululand,
- Isibindi's Kosi Forest, Rhino Ridge & Thonga Beach Lodge
- Tembe Elephant Park
- The Shayamanzi Houseboat on Lake Jozini
Mosetlha Bush Camp and Eco Lodge
An off-grid eco-lodge in the heart of the Madikwe Game Reserve
For Rangers Travel + Adventure
A new tour operator that donates 40% of its profits to anti-poaching patrols in Africa via the For Rangers charity.
The Tuk South Crew
Four young guys who are driving two tuks tuks across 7 African countries raising money and awareness For Rangers.
A South African owned villa in Tuscany
Spirit of Africa - working on a website for this new luxury Africa travel agent.
Luxury Rep Collection
Umlingo offers options to suit all budgets - from a simple day rate to ongoing monthly retainers. Please get in touch if you are keen to collaborate on creating marketing magic or "umlingo" together.
Where we operate
- South Africa
- United Kingdom
28 March 2022
Umlingo Travel PR is delighted to introduce Onguma Camp Kala - a new, high-end lodge opening on the eastern border of the famous Etosha National Park, Namibia in November 2022.Read More
23 December 2021
We thought we'd end off the year on a high note - celebrating the fact that Jonny Motsieloa, a ranger who has been based at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge in South Africa’s Madikwe Game Reserve for the past 19 years, has been voted as one of the World's Top 3 Specialist Guides at the prestigious Wanderlust Travel Awards held in London in November 2021.Read More
10 November 2021
Umlingo is delighted to welcome to its Collection Mosetlha Bush Camp and Eco Lodge - a family-run eco-lodge in Madikwe that is firmly focused on “thrills over frills” and promises an authentic wilderness experience with a minimal ecological impact.Read More