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An Airline And Santa Claus Gave These Passengers A Heartwarming Early Christmas Present


http://youtu.be/zIEIvi2MuEk

Canadian Airline Westjet gave passengers something to believe in this holiday season.

The airline came up with a brilliant holiday promotion that placed a digital Santa Claus at an airport and asked passengers what they wanted for Christmas. While the passengers were in the air, Westjet workers sprinted to nearby stores at the destination and bought gifts.

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Here's how the heartwarming promotion worked:

A giant wrapped gift with a large screen stood near the boarding area where passengers milled around, waiting to get on their flight to Calgary. The message on the screen encouraged people to scan their boarding passes.

Once they did, they were face-to-face with the jolly icon, who knew their names and asked what they wanted for Christmas.
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WestJet Christmas Flash Mob

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it's a shame our spirit goes to false lore

please watch pharmacratic inquisition on youtube and find out the real lore of santa, the reindeer, the chimney, the hanging/drying of ornaments, the mushroom ritual.

Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right. -Henry Ford

Beautiful isn't it? Reminds

Beautiful isn't it? Reminds me of a billion people standing in line on black Friday. Commercialism at it's finest. Keep watching that TV and finding your joy in all that China made junk. In the end that is all that matters right.

You mean?

Like the computer or phone that you left this comment with?

seems to me

this is a passanger training program.. scan your boarding pass.. today you get a gift, next year it will be mandetory.. and interesting to have a mob flash.. makes me think the company can say.. "Yeah, re,e,ber when we had employees?"

I don't know Granger

I saw real enthusiasm** and a desire to really touch the lives of these late night travelers

**Origin of ENTHUSIASM
Greek enthousiasmos, from enthousiazein to be inspired, irregular from entheos inspired, from en- + theos god
First Known Use: 1603

It's a beautiful thing

Cheveron refinery of El Segundo had a huge advertizing project about a rare blue butterly they had found and were protecting. It was part of their "People Do".. promotion..

I go to the site where they are protecting this rare blue butterfly.. all 400 sqaure feet of sand dune.

The ad gave you this idea that Chevron had really done something huge.. and when you look at the caged area.. the think.. they put up a cage and spent milliont on advertizing..

and that stayes with me when I see corporate do gooding.. YES.. they do good.. just always seems to never quite wind up being what we thought.

Seasonal smiles and good to see happiness.

It's a corporate advertising thing

More, more, more. I want more!

Good use of technology, by choice not force

The message on the screen encouraged people to scan their boarding passes.

Once they did, they were face-to-face with the jolly icon, who knew their names and asked what they wanted for Christmas

Generosity and Grace is God's nature.