Sinéad McManus is a premier hospitality and spa columnist, consulting additionally in media and PR, fashion, lifestyle and high-society entertainment. She heads business developments in India for National Geographic Traveller UK, and the Association of British Travel Agents, and has worked with clients across the board in the country’s travel industry. Sinead has lived and worked in Goa for more than a decade. Her passions include health & beauty, travel and fashion.
Her engagement with a reputed publishing house in London has continued in India, with Sinéad working on three international titles – ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents), ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents) & National Geographic Traveller UK. Her life and career in many parts of the world, including places such as Australia and Antigua, have gained her immeasurable experience.
Sinéad’s work with international publications and her extensive business and social networks across the country solidified into a public relations venture in 2012. Her close relations with the people who matter in the travel media and lifestyle industry in India has made her a force to be reckoned with. PR with Sinéad was born under the umbrella of her endeavours in India.
Her work across countries and with various clients enables her to bring a zest for path-breaking successful ideas that is rarely seen in public relations in the country. With incredible ideas for pitching clients in the right light and playing on building strong relationships between events or products and the brand, Sinead has a keen eye on sales-worthy ventures.
Although her clients are either based in Goa or look to branch out in this scenic state, Sinéad uses her vast network from across the country as her resource. She has worked mainly with clients from the travel, hospitality and lifestyle industry. Viva Goa Magazine, Goa’s only lifestyle Magazine, of which Sinéad has her most popular column with, she received one of its biggest scoops – an exclusive interview with international fashion designer Jade Jagger, which set the magazine on the path of soaring popularity. Her widely read hospitality columns in this magazine, Navhind Times & her personal lifestyle blog, she has increased her recognition hugely among the general public.
With a keen interest in sports development in India, Sinéad initiated one of the first national & international Mixed Martial Arts MMA Fight League – Combat Cage Fight. Now completed 4 successful shows, bringing in financial sponsors such as: KingFisher, Magners Irish Cider, Go Pro, Gionee, Goa Tourism, ClearTrip.
In the last year, Sinéad has launched & organised Globoil International Convention 201, Goa International Sail Week, Devils Circuit, Paradise Secondary School. She works extensively for Marbela Beach Boutique Hotel in Morjim & VClusive Luxury Privilege Program where she has introduced all of the luxury brands of Goa onto this platform. Sinead also worked on the International Launch of The W Hotel in Goa.
Sinéad has now completed 5 years working in PR and is also one of the most sought after influencers who continues to write for her international magazine titles & also as a renowned columnist in Goa/India. The ideas and clients continue throughout the year, with newer, bigger events on the cards.
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