Insights for Destination & Leisure Marketers

Special Retro July 4th Ad: Apple, 1981

old computer ads

With the 4th of July upon us, it only makes sense to look at an ad that relates to the founding of America. This particular ad involving our founding fathers is promoting none other than tech giant, Apple. When you first glance at the ad, Apple probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. In fact, without the instantly-recognizable […]

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Retro Ad of the Week: Pan American Airlines, 1950

Pan American advertisement

Having little to no legroom on an airplane is anything but enjoyable. This 1950 Pan American advertisement caters to the complaints of the flying elite by promoting new and improved seating. The ‘sleeperette’ gives night flyers twice the usual legroom and full bed-length comfort. A typical example of the benefit-driven advertising of the 1950s. With a little bit […]

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