South African tourism ad comes with a complimentary helping of spine tingles

  • PopPress
  • May 27, 2014
  • StopPress Team
South African tourism ad comes with a complimentary helping of spine tingles

As many a North Shore expat will tell you, South Africa has limitless expanses of natural beauty, friendly people and an intriguing history. But relaying this story through advertising without making it seem clichéd, contrived and uninspiring isn't easy. So rather than compiling yet another montage of wildlife shots, beach scenes and smiling faces, Tourism South Africa has instead to combine all these elements into a story that comes with a goosebump-causing twist ending.  

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  • PopPress
  • June 28, 2017
  • StopPress Team
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