Published on : Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, is launching a new above the line campaign today designed to showcase Eurostar’s service benefits and features of the new state-of-the-art fleet, which started service in November 2015.
The central campaign created with creative agency AKQA features four 40 second videos each set inside a carriage that follow the journey of individual passengers as they travel from London to Paris.
To bring to life the new exciting features of the train, the viewer is transported on a journey through the imagination of the traveller in focus.
The videos are supported with four digital and static creatives and a suite of banners across Eurostar’s key cities in the UK, France and Belgium. Media includes premium stand-out OOH sites from a Platform Domination in London King’s Cross and Waterloo, Media Eyes in Birmingham and premium digital sites across Belgium and core French cities – Paris, Lille, Nantes and Lyon. It is also in standout press formats including the Daily Telegraph, Financial Times and Sport magazine.
Lionel Benbassat, Head of Marketing & Brand, Eurostar, said:
“With the launch of our new trains, we’ve created a campaign that brings to life the on board experience. By playing on each of the new features and overall benefits of the Eurostar service in an engaging video format, we are inviting travellers to explore the new trains.”
With city-centre to city-centre fares from £29 one way, free travel for children under four, free seat selection and a generous luggage allowance with no weight restrictions, Eurostar is ideal for those that don’t like to travel light.