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A summary for Corporate Marketers, Media Sales Executives and Advertising Agencies to see what clients are moving into the market and/or targeting Latin American consumers right now.

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  • Lenovo

Chinese multinational technology company Lenovo has appointed Publicis Media to handle is global media strategy, planning and buying, as it consolidated agencies. Lenovo spends some US$125 million on advertising annually globally and Publicis Media will set up a new dedicated unit, Lenovo One Media, to handle the account. The unit will combine staff from Publicis Media agencies Spark Foundry and Performics. It will be responsible for 28 markets across the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia and Asia Pacific. Both traditional and digital media platforms are included as part of the account. Lenovo One Media will be overseen by Andre Marciano who will serve as chief operating officer.

 

 

  • Rappi

Colombian platform Rappi has just been launched in Chile. The service was launched in Santiago and allows home delivery from supermarkets, pharmacies, liquor stores, kiosks, warehouses, among other shops. Rappi is a platform that was born as a startup. It was created by Colombians Simón Borrero (CEO), Sebastián Mejía and Felipe Villamarín, in Bogotá. It was the first company to reach a million orders delivered in LATAM. It currently operates in Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and now, in Chile. With nearly 2 million downloads in Latin America, Rappi promises an average delivery time of 35 minutes for restaurants and liquor stores. Carlos Leal, Marketing Director, Rappi is a member of Portada´s Brand Star Committee LatAm.

 

  • GOL Airlines

Boeing and GOL Airlines announced that the Brazilian carrier is adding the newest and largest member of the 737 MAX family with a new contract that converts 30 current MAX orders to the 737 MAX 10. GOL also placed a new order for 15 more MAX 8 airplanes, growing GOL’s total MAX orders to 135. The Brazilian airline says the advanced airplanes will help GOL meet its commitment to further enhance operational efficiency by flying a young, modern and safe fleet.GOL took delivery of its first 737 MAX airplane last month, kicking off a fleet renewal that will continue through 2028. The all-Boeing operator is set to be the largest MAX operator in Latin America. The 737 MAX is the fastest-selling airplane in Boeing history, with 100 customers ordering more than 4,600 jets.

 

 

  • Radisson 

Radisson announced the opening of Radisson Hotel Panama Canal. The hotel has a prime location in Panama City with breathtaking views of the Panama Canal, along with being just minutes away from Albrook International Airport. It is also within walking distance to the Amador Convention Center, which is scheduled to open December 2018. The hotel was originally a Country Inn & Suites by Radisson and recently completed a nearly $2 million renovation to convert the property into a Radisson.”We are honored to open our doors under the Radisson brand in the beautiful Panama City,” said Guillermo Quijano Duran, the hotel’s vice president. “The hotel’s new look features the brand’s natural tones and a design that puts the guest experience at the forefront allowing them to relax and create memorable moments throughout their stay.”

 

2018 NETWORKING SOLUTIONS. To find out about Portada’s new networking solutions targeting the decision makers of the below campaigns, please contact Sales Manager Isabel Ojeda at isabel@portada-online.com.

  • Glovo

Spanish startup Glovo, whose platform lets app users summon a gig economy worker to shop on their behalf, has bagged a €115 million (US$134M) Series C round of funding. The lead investors in the Series C are Rakuten Capital, Seaya Ventures and Cathay Innovation, which had also invested in its Series B.The startup says the new funding will be put towards optimizing its platform and tech resources to improve the service to riders, users and associated stores.It also plans to use the funds to fuel its momentum, noting it’s opened up six countries and 20 cities around the world in just three months. Its regions of focus are Latin America and EMEA areas (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), and its app is available in 61 cities in 17 countries in all at this stage.

 

2018 NETWORKING SOLUTIONS. To find out about Portada’s new networking solutions targeting the decision makers of the below campaigns, please contact Sales Manager Isabel Ojeda at isabel@portada-online.com.

A summary for Corporate Marketers, Media Sales Executives and Advertising Agencies to see what clients are moving into the market and/or targeting Latin American consumers right now.

2018 NETWORKING SOLUTIONS. To find out about Portada’s new networking solutions targeting the decision makers of the below campaigns, please contact Sales Manager Isabel Ojeda at isabel@portada-online.com.

For prior Sales Leads LatAm editions, click here. 

  • McDonald’s Argentina

Arcos Dorados kicked off a review of its communication agencies in most of its’ Latin American markets. TBWA network has been awarded McDonald’s Argentinian market and platform at a regional level (through its Buenos Aires office), as well as Uruguayan, Venezuelan and Puerto Rican markets. In Uruguay, TBWA has also added digital duties.  Incumbent OMD has handled McDonald’s ad-buying business for more than a decade in the U.S. and globally. However, last October, the fast-food chain said it will conduct a review of its US$2 billion global media buying account.

 

 

 

  • Tito’s Handmade Vodka

Tito’s Handmade Vodka is set to expand its South American travel retail business in 2018.Tito’s, in collaboration with regional duty-free distributor Edrington Travel Retail Americas, will launch in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru and Uruguay through Dufry. The partnership builds on existing retail partners, including UETA, DFASS, Bernabel, London Supply and Motta. The craft vodka brand has also confirmed new business in Chile and Peru domestic markets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Glovo  

Spanish start-up Glovo has landed in Buenos Aires with its “multi-delivery on-demand” format. Glovo is an on-demand service that purchases, picks-up and delivers anything that is ordered through the app. The app, which is available on Google Play and Apple Store, continues expanding its operations in Latin America and is already working in Argentina, Chile, Peru, and Bolivia. The company’s goal is to reach more than 30 cities throughout Latin America. The company, created by the young Spaniard Oscar Pierre, was inspired by the American business model and applications such as Airbnb or Uber.

 

  • Cathay Pacific Airways

Discover the World and Cathay Pacific Airways have launched their new sales and marketing representation in Ecuador. This marks the 14th country in Latin America where Discover the World represents Cathay Pacific and its regional subsidiary, Cathay Dragon.Discover the World has also launched a portfolio of holidays to Chile, which signals a gradual expansion into Latin America since March 2017, when Discover the World started representing Cathay in Mexico.

 

2018 NETWORKING SOLUTIONS. To find out about Portada’s new networking solutions targeting the decision makers of the below campaigns, please contact Sales Manager Isabel Ojeda at isabel@portada-online.com.

  • Iberia

Iberia will launch a new route from London to Managua, Nicaragua, via Madrid in October, with three return flights per week.The new Iberia flight will be the sole direct link between Europe and Nicaragua, which is becoming a popular adventure and cultural tourist destination, offering great beaches for sun and surfing, climbing in the country’s volcanoes and hills, as well as charming colonial cities like Granada, founded in 1524.The Spanish airline is a market leader for flights between Europe and Latin America and is part of the IAG Group along with British Airways, Vueling, Aer Lingus and LEVEL.

 

 

 

  • Radisson Blu

Mexican real estate and investment firm Sun-Star Group, led by real estate developer Omar O’Rourke Martinez and his partner Thomas Wahl, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Ajijic, a luxury hotel at Lake Chapala, a popular destination located within 50 kilometers of Guadalajara, Mexico’s second-largest city.The resort is slated to open during the fourth quarter of 2019 and is estimated to create 200 construction and 80 full-time jobs.The Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Ajijic is the Sun-Star Group’s first property as part of its multi-unit agreement with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.

 

 

 

 

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