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Together at Last: Richard Branson and the Most Interesting Man in the World Debonair duo unite for Virgin Hotels (not Dos Equis)

What do you get when you bring together two of the world's most interesting men? A hotel ad, apparently.  To promote the upcoming reveal of the first Virgin Hotel, located in…

August 26, 2014, 12:07 PM EDT

Pitchfork, Pandora Execs Among Virgin America's New Ad Stars Geek-tastic campaign from Eleven

Now boarding at Gate 11: geeks and nerds! Adland's recent trend of using Silicon Valley stars instead of Hollywood heavyweights and pro athletes—think Best Buy and J. Crew—continues in an…

September 7, 2012, 10:47 AM EDT

Virgin's Most Frequent Flier This Year Will Win a Trip to Space Quite a prize for carrier's new contest

As prizes go, it doesn't get much better than this. Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia are holding a contest in which the person who logs the most miles…

September 4, 2012, 1:22 PM EDT

Virgin Mobile Hires Brad Pitt's Brother Doug as Non-Celebrity Endorser Carrier offers 'celebrity deals at celebrity brother prices'

This is kind of amusing: Virgin Mobile Australia has centered a whole new ad campaign from Euro RSCG around Doug Pitt—an unknown dude who happens to be Brad Pitt's brother.…

July 2, 2012, 12:50 PM EDT

How did Richard Branson succeed? Drugs.

The marketing machine keeps rolling for upcoming movie Limitless and its fictional wonderdrug, NZT. Now it's not just Bradley Cooper shilling the pills, either. In the new spot below, Sir…

March 18, 2011, 9:35 AM EDT

London billboard is made entirely of cheese

Somehow we missed this when it happened in October, but it's worth a mention: Virgin Media, with help from food artist Prudence Staite, created a 15-by-12-foot billboard in London made…

January 6, 2011, 9:46 AM EST

Virgin seeks your awkwardest family photos

Virgin America now offers service to Orlando, and to promote the new route, it's chosen an awkward partner. From now through Oct. 5, if you upload your most stunningly…

September 30, 2010, 3:51 PM EDT

Branson helps bring HBO cartoon to Virgin1

Richard Branson is showing up all over the place in Virgin's advertising lately. After playing the homeless-looking baggage handler in that love-tunnel spot for Virgin Trains, the company CEO now…

June 1, 2009, 8:28 AM EDT

Virgin Trains making travel sexy and cheesy

Don't let their name fool you. Virgin Trains could show the Chanel No. 5 people a thing or two about how to make a sexy train commercial. Miles Calcraft Briginshaw…

May 13, 2009, 9:15 AM EDT

Virgin sues Adrants for posting a parody ad

In a baffling act of litigious bullying, Virgin America has filed a lawsuit against the popular advertising blog Adrants for posting and commenting on a parody ad. The spoof…

January 28, 2009, 3:40 PM EST