Travel & Tourism

Marketing travel and holiday brands

Articles and cases by category:

Stephen Whiteside, Event Reports, South by Southwest, March 2015

This event report outlines how storyboards have helped shape Airbnb's core brand mission, as well as assisting in its day-to-day projects.

Stephen Whiteside, Event Reports, South by Southwest, March 2015

This event report demonstrates how Virgin America, the air carrier, leveraged brand advocates at the local level to help it gain a foothold at Dallas Love Field airport.

Institute of Communication Agencies, Gold, Canadian Advertising Success Stories, 2015

This case study demonstrates how WestJet, the Canadian airline, used a holiday real-time experience to gain media attention and grow revenue.

Design Business Association, Silver, Design Effectiveness Awards, 2015

This case study reveals how the launch of UK travel agent Thomson Holidays 'Holiday Design Store' increased turnover by creating a connected, technology-driven retail environment.

Design Business Association, Gold, Design Effectiveness Awards, 2015

This case study describes how a redesign of airline Virgin Atlantic's economy meal improved passenger experience and drastically reduced fuel costs and carbon emissions.

Design Business Association, Bronze, Design Effectiveness Awards, 2015

This case study demonstrates how the launch of a new app helped Historic Scotland, an organisation looking after hundreds of historic castles and landmarks, reduce a lengthy selling process to ten minutes.

Etienne Bell, Warc Exclusive, Crimtan, February 2015

This article shows how airlines can partner with digital advertising networks and use their combined datasets to address prospective customers with highly-targeted online campaigns.

Stephen Whiteside, Event Reports, ANA Mobile First, December 2014

This event report explains how Starwood, the hotel company, uses a mobile app to provide a better experience for customers.

Lena Roland, Event Reports, Marketing Society Annual Conference, November 2014

This event report looks at how the easyJet airline turned around a brand that had pioneered a new budget market but which had subsequently lost focus.



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