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Bookings soar 110% during Thorne Travel after cringeworthy Virgin Airways travesty …

  • Sales have increasing by 110% given Thorne Travel video went viral
  • Owner forced to cancel her holiday to understanding with reserve of bookings
  • ‘Like Virgin Airways girls, usually a bit some-more real,’ says owners of transport agency
  • Shona Thorne describes video as ‘tongue in cheek’ and ‘a bit of a laugh’  
  • The three-minute video facilities staff of Thorne Travel walking by town
  • In one scene, an aged integrate are approached by an doubtful journey captain 

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The owners of a transport representative whose cringeworthy promo video went viral has pronounced she has had to cancel her annual leave due to a outrageous arise in demand.

Shona Thorne, manager of Scottish organisation Thorne Travel, that has seen scarcely 700,000 people perspective a cheesy online advert, pronounced she has seen a 110 per cent boost in bookings.

Thorne, Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, pronounced direct has been worldwide – including from opposite a UK and a US – given a video, dubbed ‘so bad it’s good’, was published.

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The video facilities staff during a transport agent, graphic  turning their customer’s dreams into reality 

One of a stars of a video says a girls from Scotland are 'like Virgin Airways girls, usually a bit some-more real'

One of a stars of a video says a girls from Scotland are ‘like Virgin Airways girls, usually a bit some-more real’

The shave facilities staff strutting along a high transport in tight-fitting dresses to a pumping bar soundtrack, extenuation holiday wishes to locals with extraordinary special effects.

Ms Thorne pronounced a stars of a video looked ‘like a Virgin Airways girls, usually a bit bigger, with a bit some-more attitude, and a bit some-more real’.

After a success of a video, Ms Thorne told Mail Online; ‘Bookings have increasing by 110 per cent and we am not certain during this early theatre if this is due a fluke or due to a advert.

‘We have had business and people from a city popping in with flowers, cards and gifts observant how vacant they are with all a broadside a small city has got.

‘We are so vacant that we are in Australian and New Zealand papers and [we have had] e-mails from people all over a universe observant that they adore a video; this shows transport agencies have really altered and changed with a times. 

‘I’m meant to be on holiday and we had to come into a emporium currently since we were so busy.’

Bookings are not believed to be compelled to Scottish holidaymakers, with people from London and even a US regulating a firm.  

The promotional film shows members of staff strutting quietly down a high transport in Kilwinning

The promotional film shows members of staff strutting quietly down a high transport in Kilwinning

In a video, a brood of transport agents spin heads as they impetus by city in their pinkish frocks, palm on hips, twirling in slow-mo and clicking their fingers in a flurry of stardust.

Ms Thorne told MailOnline Travel: ‘With a pinkish uniforms, we demeanour a bit like a Virgin Airways girls, usually a bit bigger, with a bit some-more attitude, and a bit some-more real.’

When formulation a promotional video, Shona says they didn’t wish to use ‘polished, size-six actresses’.

‘It’s a bit of a laugh,’ she adds. ‘It’s ostensible to be tongue in cheek.’

The advert, that facilities transport dancers, bungled special effects and a journey boat ‘captain’ in an ill-fitting uniform went viral online after receiving an publicity from Fr Ted creator Graham Linehan.

Thousands of users watched a video yesterday afternoon after Father Ted and The IT Crowd creator Graham Linehan tweeted a link, saying: ‘After a year of Ebola, UKIP, gamergate and worse, WE HAVE FOUND OUR UNICORN CHASER’. 

One of a highlights of a video is a theatre where a integrate accommodate a journey captain in ill-fitting uniform 

One of a highlights of a video is a theatre where a integrate accommodate a journey captain in ill-fitting uniform 

Within hours, it had been noticed roughly 40,000 times on YouTube, and common large times on Facebook and Twitter, with one fan writing: ‘All it’s blank is Alan Partridge’.

The video facilities staff flouncing down a high transport in Kilwinning opposite a soundtrack by Swedish House Mafia.

Various scenes uncover a transport representative employees transforming black and white scenes into colour.

In one toe-curling theatre a bearded male appears as a journey boat captain in a uniform 3 times too large for him and approaches an aged integrate looking yet a brochure.

Christina Haywood, 20, partner manager during a transport agency, said: ‘We wanted to uncover a business that we’re quirky and like to have a laugh. So, we motionless to make a video to uncover what we’re all about.

Fr Ted creator Graham Linehan is a large fan of a three-minute promotional advertisement 

Fr Ted creator Graham Linehan is a large fan of a three-minute promotional advertisement 

During a three-minute prolonged video, with shrill residence song subsidy track, business are helped by a team

During a three-minute prolonged video, with shrill residence song subsidy track, business are helped by a team

‘We are a transport group that is opposite to everybody else. We do all from train trips to Blackpool to oppulance holidays during a other finish of a world. We only wanted to widespread a word.

‘Filming a video shining and a good laugh, though we didn’t design what was going to happen.

‘We approaching a few people to watch it though it’s left viral. It’s been great.

‘People have been pity it opposite amicable media and we’ve even had comments from Australia.’

The promotional shave has proven unusually renouned on amicable media.

This would-be bride was whisked divided and shown a options for a honeymoon of her dreams 

This would-be bride was whisked divided and shown a options for a honeymoon of her dreams 

Fr Ted creator Graham Linehan praised a Thorne Travel group for their efforts in a time of consistent bad news

Thorne Travel pronounced their video has been intensely renouned with comments entrance from as distant as Australia 

Thorne Travel pronounced their video has been intensely renouned with comments entrance from as distant as Australia 

On Twitter, @ScotsConsumers wrote: ‘@thornetravel video is waggish – all it’s blank is Alan Partridge.’

Gary Emmerson, @GaryEmmerson, tweeted: ‘You won’t see a improved corporate supplement this decade than this…top outlines @thornetravel (whoever we are)!’

Iain Macintosh, @iainmacintosh, tweeted: ‘@thornetravel haven’t so most left a additional mile, as left a additional marathon. Bodes good if they do that with your holiday.’

Ross Cleal, @DickieRoberts84, tweeted: ‘@thornetravel Thank you. Just appreciate you.’ 


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