Visit Iceland: Outhorse your email

Visit Iceland, the country’s tourism body, created a conversation around email habits with a humorous film that drove travel consideration in the US and Germany.

Executive Summary

No struggle is more relatable to travellers than that of escaping the new realities of hybrid work and the dreaded always-on work mentality that comes in tow. A study conducted by M&C Saatchi TALK in early 2022 found that 55% of people check their work emails while on holiday. To encourage travellers to experience Iceland's breath-taking wonders without distraction;Visit Iceland launched OutHorse Your Email — a service where actual Icelandic horses reply to your work emails so you can relax. With a fully functional, giant keyboard, the horses trotted over the keys to create the emails....

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