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Category: Travel

Retro Ad of the Week: American Airlines, 1949

November 29 | Posted by: | Retro Ad of the Week, Travel

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Can you imagine the thought of airline travel in 1949? Taking flight must have been a mind-boggling experience – fraught with excitement, anxiety, disbelief, and allure. Surely, it must have taken a decent amount of courage to step aboard a commercial flight. This retro American Airlines ad from 1949 addresses these concerns right up front: […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: How People Choose Which Attractions to Visit

Ever wish you could peek into the minds of tourists to see how they plan visits to educational attractions? Where do folks want to go? What moves them there? Do they share their experiences? We thought it would be valuable to get an inside look at the decision-making process, so we conducted a survey of […]

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Retro Ad of the Week: St. Moritz Hotel, 1946

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Deep down, everyone secretly wishes they had their own personal butler. Especially someone named “Claude” or “Alfred” whom you can call to your attention at any moment. Nonetheless, butlers exude an aura of wealth and status, and that is exactly what New York’s St. Moritz was tapping into with this advertisement. Not a bad hotel marketing […]

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