Our Travels

4
Nov

Take two for RED in Istanbul

In our latest blog, see how Andy and Jon fared when RED made a return trip to Istanbul Airport on behalf of our client Vanderlande. A colossal airport Napoleon Bonaparte once said: “If the earth were a single state, Istanbul would be its capital.” Fast-forward 200 years, and Istanbul’s reputation as a place where East meets West remains unchanged. Like

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2
Sep

Vanderlande’s Spanish connection

Guess who was excited to return to Barcelona for the first time in 20 years since his beloved Manchester United won the Champions League and cliched an unprecedented treble in the Catalan city? Unfortunately for Paul, there was no return visit to the Camp Nou, despite the fact that Real Madrid were in town for a cup game in early

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21
Jan

Tokyo highlights

RED visited Japan this autumn to shoot the first part of a promotional video for Hitachi. As part of the project, Kerrie and Jon visited four locations, and also got the chance to sample some of the capital’s highlights, not least an amazing view of Mount Fuji at sunset from the Tokyo Skytree! Many thanks to our new friend, Horii-san,

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21
Nov

Back to Bavaria

We returned to the picturesque town of Weiler im Allgäu recently to do a final check of the customer magazine we produce for our client, HCME, before it goes to print. Seven language versions of this issue of Ground Control have been produced, showing happy Hitachi customers and their construction equipment in job sites around Europe. Many thanks once again

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7
Nov

Hong Kong rendezvous

  What do ‘Chek Lap Kok’, sea cucumbers and the Tian Tan Buddha all have in common? The answer: Andy and Glenn were lucky enough to see them all on a recent trip with client Vanderlande to Hong Kong.   East meets west Firstly, a minor reveal: ‘Chek Lap Kok’ is the island upon which sits Hong Kong International Airport

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19
Oct

All work, no play? Not exactly…

The RED team was treated to VIP access to one of Germany’s leading theme parks last week, as part of a special project with our client, Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME). It’s sponsoring a new attraction at Spieleland, which features ten specially modified ZX17U-5 mini excavators. We went to photograph and film the machines in action, and interviewed the

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14
Jun

Touchdown in Iceland

More of us are flying than ever before, and we all want to have a stress-free time when we’re travelling. The RED team headed to Keflavík Airport in Iceland to see how it was improving the experience for its passengers. Safety first If ever an example was needed that air travel is on the rise, taking a quick trip to

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9
Mar

Swiss family Probst

For RED, working in Switzerland with the authorised Hitachi dealer, Probst Maveg, is like visiting old friends who live abroad. After three incredibly productive days in the German and Italian parts of this beautiful country – linked by the 16.9 km-long (10.50-mile) Gotthard Road Tunnel – we agreed that the professionalism, enthusiasm and friendship exhibited by our hosts had reached

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16
Feb

RED is lucky in China!

Regular visitors to the blog will be aware of RED’s completion of the first stage of Vanderlande’s popular ‘Challenges in Motion’ recruitment marketing campaign. This success led to an invitation by our client to create compilation movies for other markets, such as China. An impressive location Vanderlande’s impressive Chinese office is located in the most populous city and busiest port

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18
Jan

Florence two times

Two trips to Florence airport in a week was the fortunate fate facing Paul earlier this year when he first flew into Tuscany on a working mission – and then after one day at home to pack, he took his family back along the same route for their summer holiday. It’s a dirty job… Picturesque quarry We’ll let him tell

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