The free Friday video: Story time with Virgin Hotels
Richard Branson’s lifestyle accommodation baby launched in January 2015 and here we hear how they did it
The announcement that Virgin was going to open a hotel chain came in 2010. It took a while to open the doors to the first hotel, but they wanted to get it right. The result is a lifestyle hotel, which is cool but inclusive, and is a champion of the consumer, says Doug Carrillo, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Virgin Hotels.
This free video highlights some of the lifestyle chain’s early marketing material, which, says Carrillo, have great storytelling, helped by user generated content, at the core.
More about the Virgin Hotels brand story in How Virgin Hotels is building a brand and a commodity free culture’.