Daydreaming Looking Out Your Window

In United Arab Emirates, a Campaign to Spark Vacation Lust

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Emirates decided that if people weren't going to on vacation, then vacation would have to come to them. A clever ambient campaign placed iconic destinations outside of office workers' windows, inspiring them to fly Emirates.

Giant canvas posters were attached to window-cleaning units. The simple message "Change your view" and the Emirates logo accompanied an enormous image of an idyllic vacation scene. The billboards were moved slowly around buildings to give every executive a taste.

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