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January 2017 | Chasing the January blues was the perfect occasion for The Daffodil to send their clean and concise email campaign. It worked wonders, attracting over 248 conversions.

Brand: The Daffodil Hotel & Spa

Agency: Fat Media
Fat Media is a multi award-winning website design and digital marketing company, recognised as the ‘go to’ company for high-end website design, development and tactical digital marketing campaigns.
Designed by: Laura Donnelly &  Vicky Bowe
Developed by: Fat Media
Subject line: Book now for 2017 | rooms from £107
Clicks of opens: 29%
2500% ROI 


What data was used?

Daffodil’s main subscriber list.


  • Promote special accommodation offers in line with the post-Christmas sales period

What makes this a performing campaign?

When designing this campaign, The Daffodil focused on consumers looking for special offers after Christmas. As the holiday blues kick in, many consumers think about booking a holiday to have something to look forward to, so this is the perfect time to introduce them to luxury travel and hospitality deals.

The Daffodil created a short campaign, with a clean design and clear call-to-action that would instantly appeal to the 81% of mobile email users. A large preference for mobile email clients also meant that displaying images would not be an issue so they could be used to illustrate the stylish and luxurious atmosphere of the Daffodil Hotel & Spa. As well as enticing the recipient with imagery, The Daffodil included the titles ‘Early bird’, ‘Book January’ and ‘Book February’ to create a sense of urgency.

What our users say

"Working with Adestra has raised Fat Media’s email offering to a new level, in-line with our web development prowess. Their expertise, affability and vision make for the ideal attributes of a long-term strategic partner. Crucially, over our 8 year tenure they’ve helped ease Fat Media’s evolution from development specialists into a fully-integrated digital and marketing company."

Fat Media

The Results

With the special deal included in the subject line, fear of missing out convinced 26% of subscribers to open the email. The urgency, timing and clean design pushed 29% of those who opened to click through and find out more about the deals. The Heatmap Report in Adestra’s platform showed 30% of those liked the early bird offer, followed by ‘Offers’ link at the bottom with 16% of clicks.

How did this impact the bottom line? With 6 direct bookings and 248 assisted conversions, this campaign brought a 2500% ROI to Daffodil.



What our users say

"We sent out our Twixmas email campaign with the aim of gaining increased interaction from our database during the leisure time between Christmas and New Year. We know that customers are hugely price-led during this time and we designed our artwork with this in mind. We feel our multi-device email template really delivers our brand message effectively as well as providing the recipients with a seamless user experience."

Laura Donnelly

Head of Marketing & Sales at The Daffodil Hotel & Spa

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