Umlingo UK - Travel PR Services

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Member Number: 207144 Tel: +44 (0)7795108195

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.

Clients include:

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

Freelance Projects/Consulting
Nianova Group
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

  • Botswana
  • Kenya
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Tanzania
  • South Africa
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zanzibar
  • Italy
  • United Kingdom

Activities offered

  • Accommodation


28 March 2022

Umlingo introduces Onguma Camp Kala which launches November 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.

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23 December 2021

South African Guide recognised by Wanderlust

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.

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10 November 2021

Mosetlha joins the Umlingo Collection

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.

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13 September 2021

Tuk Tuks For Rangers

Umlingo is delighted to be working with Tuk South as they embark on an exciting adventure later this month... Africa is bleeding without its tourists.

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12 July 2021

Counting Down to World Ranger Day

Umlingo Travel PR is delighted to be working with For Rangers Adventures and its partner the For Rangers charity based in Kenya in the run up to World Ranger Day on 31 July.

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09 April 2021

Introducing Umlingo and its new KZN Collection

Umlingo Travel PR is delighted to introduce its new KZN Collection of eco lodges including Antbear Lodge, Spion Kop Lodge, Ghost Mountain Inn, Tembe Elephant Park, Kosi Forest Lodge and the Shayamanzi Houseboat.

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