Travel PR agency founder Judy McCluskey passes away

Travel PR agency founder Judy McCluskey passes away

Judy McCluskey, one of the doyens of travel PR in the UK, died on Tuesday, a week after suffering from a heart attack.

She was agency principal of London-based travel and tourism PR and marketing consultancy McCluskey International which she founded in 1987.

Hailing from Australia, she was a well-known figure in the travel and PR sectors with a roster of current clients including the tourist offices of India, The Maldives and Philippines.

With over 20 years’ experience in travel and leisure public relations, Judy handled a range of clients including tourist office, hotel, cruise line and airline accounts.

She held a Bachelor of Business Communications, Journalism and Public Relations, from the Queensland University of Technology and lived in the UK for two decades.

Judy was a member of the Institute of Travel and Tourism and the Airline Public Relations Organisation.

A small funeral has been arranged for close family and friends on November 23.

A larger memorial will be held on November 30 at 12 noon at Our Lady of Grace and St Edward Church on Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 4PU, with a reception to follow afterwards.

Please contact info@mccluskey.co.uk to receive an address to send condolence cards or messages to.

Those that wish to attend the memorial service on November 30 are asked to also please email info@mccluskey.co.uk so that Judy’s family can be informed.

In line with Judy’s wishes, the McCluskey International team will honour Judy’s legacy by continuing to deliver the great client work the agency has become known for.

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