February 2020

Droga5 Brings Surreal Artistry to Harley-Davidson’s Enduring Promise of Escape

By |2020-02-14T17:09:07-05:00February 14th, 2020|AdFreak, Travel|

Droga5 Brings Surreal Artistry to Harley-Davidson’s Enduring Promise of Escape

What’s the allure of riding a motorcycle? Is it the powerful engine, the community that comes with riding or just the ability to save precious time by weaving in-between cars in rush hour traffic? For Harley-Davidson, the goal is simply to cut through the noise in our digital lives with the growling sound of a…

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Navigating Conferences in the Time of Coronavirus

By |2020-02-11T14:47:05-05:00February 11th, 2020|Mobile, Travel|

Navigating Conferences in the Time of Coronavirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared 2019-nCov, a novel strain of the coronavirus, a global health emergency. The epidemic has killed more than 1,000 people, mostly in China, and is impacting major industry events. Brands like Facebook, Sony and Intel have pulled out of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and it’s unclear how…

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January 2020

Due to the Coronavirus Outbreak, These Travel Brands Have Suspended or Altered Service to China

By |2020-01-31T16:49:26-05:00January 31st, 2020|Travel|

Due to the Coronavirus Outbreak, These Travel Brands Have Suspended or Altered Service to China

In light of the grave concerns that the Wuhan novel coronavirus outbreak has raised–and the over 200 deaths of the contagious respiratory illness–the World Health Organization declared the virus a global emergency and the U.S. State Department has urged all Americans to not travel to mainland China. Brett Snyder, founder and author of the popular…

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Uber Chooses Hyundai to Build Its Air Taxi Fleet

By |2020-01-06T18:00:23-05:00January 6th, 2020|CES, Travel|

Uber Chooses Hyundai to Build Its Air Taxi Fleet

LAS VEGAS–Uber’s vision for the future of flying vehicles is one step closer to reality. On the first day of CES 2020, the ride-sharing-food-delivery-freight-shipping company announced a partnership with Hyundai to manufacture what it’s calling the Uber Air Taxi, a vehicle similar to a helicopter that travelers can soon call to fly across congested cities….

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CES 2020 Preview: How Carnival Uses VR and AI Aboard Cruise Ships

By |2020-01-03T14:48:51-05:00January 3rd, 2020|CES, General, Travel|

CES 2020 Preview: How Carnival Uses VR and AI Aboard Cruise Ships

Delta Air Lines will become the first major airline to give a keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show, but it isn’t the first travel brand to make waves at the annual tech dog-and-pony exhibition in Las Vegas. In 2017, Carnival Corporation’s CEO Arnold Donald unveiled the Ocean Medallion, a tiny, coin-like wearable device that connects…

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December 2019

Airport Terminal Retail Takes Off

By |2019-12-26T12:01:15-05:00December 26th, 2019|Retail, Travel|

Airport Terminal Retail Takes Off

While bankruptcies and store closures have become all too common for brick-and-mortar retailers, one physical marketplace is flipping this narrative: airports. With airports across the country renovating to address both infrastructural needs and the rising number of travelers, the stage is set for terminals to become a high-growth area for retailers. Bain & Company estimates…

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See the World’s Beloved Destinations—After Climate Change

By |2019-12-20T15:17:44-05:00December 20th, 2019|Sustainability, Travel|

See the World’s Beloved Destinations—After Climate Change

Advertisers have a way of turning most any product into a presentable pitch, but that’ll soon prove challenging for those in the travel industry as worsening climate change turns the world’s most beautiful destinations into scenes from the apocalypse. That’s the pitch for the new social campaign created by FF Los Angeles for Fridays For…

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Burger King Offers Free Impossible Whoppers for Holiday Flight Delays

By |2019-12-18T07:00:38-05:00December 18th, 2019|Customer Experience, Experiential, Travel|

Burger King Offers Free Impossible Whoppers for Holiday Flight Delays

Burger King wants to ease the frustration of delayed travelers by giving them free Impossible Whopper sandwiches. The fast-food brand just launched the Delay Your Way promotion, which offers travelers at any U.S. airport a free Impossible Whopper if they have a flight delay. Today through Dec. 30, consumers can enter their delayed flight information…

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Iggy Pop Narrates Darkly Humorous Ads About the Power of a Beach Visit

By |2019-12-16T17:29:49-05:00December 16th, 2019|Ad of the Day, Travel|

Iggy Pop Narrates Darkly Humorous Ads About the Power of a Beach Visit

We all know lying in the sun can take a lot of things off your mind. But just how much? A new campaign from London agency Uncommon hopes to provide the answer in cringe-inducing detail. The work is the agency’s first for U.K. booking site On the Beach and contrasts serene images of blissful vacationers…

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November 2019

Airbnb to Sponsor 2020 Summer Olympics and Beyond: Report

By |2019-11-05T19:18:20-05:00November 5th, 2019|Travel|

Airbnb to Sponsor 2020 Summer Olympics and Beyond: Report

Airbnb is planning to enter into a global sponsorship deal with the International Olympic Committee, according to sources speaking with Sports Business Daily. The sponsorship is expected to run through the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, Sports Business Daily reported. While financial details were not disclosed, the deal could potentially go into the tens…

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