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Topic: Tourism

Draftfcb Interns Break Through With Jamaica Wallscapes in NYC

Greenhouse newbies score big

At some agencies, interns get thrown in the dungeon for getting the coffee orders wrong. Not so at Draftfcb in New York, where a couple of interns from the Miami…

Gallery: Draftfcb's Jamaica Wallscapes

North Dakota Baffled by Outcry Over Tourism Ad

'Arrive a guest. Leave a legend' execution is pulled

North Dakota. What happens there, stays there … for a few days. Then it gets bounced from the state's Facebook page and expunged from the tourism division's online catalog. Such…

'Airplane!' Director Helms New Ad for Wisconsin Tourism

David Zucker returns to his home state

You probably laughed uproariously at Airplane! and The Naked Gun. By contrast, you might potentially smile ever so slightly (or not) at director David Zucker's latest effort—a 30-second tourism commercial…

Swiss Village Posts Profile Pictures of Its Facebook Fans Around Town

Obermutten, pop. 79, has 12,000 fans and counting

Here's a clever little tourism stunt: The tiny village of Obermutten in the Graubünden area of Switzerland has gotten itself a sizable online following—putting itself on the map for would-be…

Pittsburgh Will Pay You $100,000 If You'll Just Please Move There

City resorts to plain bribery

How much money would it take to lure you to move to Pittsburgh? How about $100,000? Some wags in SoHo would probably say no amount is enough. STFU, SoHo! The…

Tourism Ad Makes Switzerland Look Lovely, If You're an Ant

'Weather prophet' Martin Horat is covered in them

Cancel the picnic in Switzerland! I used to feel neutral about the place, but as you can see in this tourism spot from Leo Burnett, it's overrun with ants. Watch…

Fail Britannia! VisitBritain Tourism Ads Put on Hold Overseas

Judi Dench, Dev Patel, Rupert Everett, Twiggy and Jamie Oliver are featured in VisitBritain's current ads? No wonder there's rioting in the streets. All kidding aside, the British Tourist Authority…

Love! Valor! Consumerism! New York Tourism's in Love With Same-Sex Marriage

Latch on to the news of the day and—voila!—an ad campaign appears. W Hotels, nimble in its marketing and liberal in its thinking, just launched a "Right to Unite" package…

Canada Gets a Little More Violent in Spoof Tourism Ad

Canadian tourism advertising takes a violent turn in Jimmy Kimmel's faux commercial that uses footage from the riots in Vancouver after the Canucks lost the Stanley Cup finals. A voiceover…

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