The holiday season is often marked with its trademark rush – shoppers hustling through their lists trying to get everything done before Christmas Eve, and passengers crowding bus stations, airports and other terminals to get home in time for “noche buena.”
But it's not the same for everyone. Every holiday season, thousands of people work tirelessly just to make sure everyone else can celebrate and feel the yuletide spirit.
This year, Coca-Cola
Not ready for the holidays to end? Make like a reindeer and dash away to the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, where the seasonal celebration featuring special exhibits, seasonal beverages, larger-than-life decorations and more is still going strong. But move quickly – New Year’s weekend is your last chance to catch these five holiday highlights:
Take a stroll through the attraction-turned-winter-wonderland, where giant red and white contour bottles
It's that magical time of year again and the Coca-Cola Christmas trucks are coming to town. Across Europe, the ever-popular truck tours are bringing happiness to towns and cities, spreading joy across the continent and celebrating that the holidays are coming.
From the British seaside town of Scarborough to the Polish provincial capital Lublin, the tour has been welcomed by happy festive ready to ring in the festive season. Marriage proposals
One day in 1992, Ken Stewart was brainstorming ideas for what he hoped would become the next great Coca-Cola commercial when four-legged inspiration came barreling into his Los Angeles office. His trusty Labrador Retriever, Morgan, gave him the creative spark he’d been looking for.
“The brain quickly started to kick in,” Stewart recalled. “I always thought Morgan looked like a polar bear... I used to call him the polar bear puppy or the baby polar
If your holiday surprise planning skills are lacking, Coca-Cola has a solution: a limited-edition bottle that lets you press a button to record a 30-second message of cheer to be played when the recipient twists the cap.
Paloma Azulay, Coca-Cola creative excellence director for Central and Eastern Europe, hopes that by sharing messages with loved ones, these bottles will deliver “a meaningful experience through a Christmas icon: The Coca-Cola
The everyday pace of life brings enough stress into the picture. Whether it's dealing with a tough work assignment or managing the kids' extracurricular calendars, it'd be nice to have a few extra hours for getting it all done.
And, as the holiday season approaches, that pace skyrockets.
It's no surprise then that Americans cite the holidays at one of the most stressful times of the year, with women reporting the highest spike in stress.
Coca-Cola employees gathered this week at the company's Atlanta headquarters for a special holiday mannequin challenge. For those not in-the-know, the mannequin challenge is a new viral trend in which people "freeze" in a pose while the camera films around the, then share the video on social media.
For more mannequin challenge fun, check out this Journey UK Christmas Truck mannequin challenge story.
Coca-Cola wishes everyone, near and
When The Coca-Cola Foundation invited Atlanta partners to a holiday breakfast at Coca-Cola headquarters on Dec. 13, they received more than a celebratory meal. The Coca-Cola Foundation surprised five local partners with year-end contributions.
“Giving back is important throughout the year, but no time feels more meaningful to do so than the holiday season,” said Helen Smith Price, president, The Coca-Cola Foundation. “Our partners work day in and
Holidays got you stressed? Irritable? Exhausted?
Never fear, JetBlue and Coca-Cola are here to ensure your season is full of cheer.
The partners are joining forces to give weary fans the opportunity to temporarily escape the chaos of the season with a quick getaway so they can return to the holiday hustle refreshed and ready to enjoy the festivities with family and friends.
The #HolidayBeforeTheHolidays campaign invites fans to call 1-855-REFRESH
Santa’s got a brand-new bag – and a smartphone, too – in a seasonal collection of photos for Coke’s global “Taste the Feeling” campaign.
St. Nick shows off his playful side by snapping selfies, temporarily trading in his sleigh for a vintage car, and even letting a furry friend tag along for a jolly joyride – all with an ice-cold Coca-Cola in hand, of course.
Click here to see a full-screen gallery of 2016 Coca-Cola holiday images.
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