Based on what I read on BrofessionalReview, the SmiLebanon campaign was launched by the Ministry of Tourism to promote the 50 days sales period initiated by the Tourism Minister himself and encourage Arab tourists to come visit Lebanon.
The first ad is nice (a bit too emotional though?) while the second is horrible, but I don’t see how those ads are supposed to bring us any tourists. Maybe it’s safer if we go back to showing hot Lebanese girls in pubs and on the beach, or make a winter version of the [Lebanon Blues] campaign, or even better include our gorgeous Miss Lebanon and her twin sister in one of the ads.
The poster above has stirred up some controversy on The Angry Monkey’s Facebook page whereas some people considered it to be sexist and disrespectful to women while others liked it.
Knowing that the Angry Monkey is a pub and not a restaurant, and that a lot of people go there to watch local bands perform, and that they’ve been posting ever since they opened all sorts of naughty/dirty jokes and pictures on their page, I am not really sure we can label this as a sexist poster. What are your thoughts on that? [Another "Dirty" Poster]
Interestingly enough, most of the Angry Monkey staff are women, including the manager and the page admin who uploads these pictures (As per her own comment). This being said, maybe they should consider getting a hot guy, with Daniel Craig-like abs, to pose for their next poster having a burger lol!
All in all, this pub is obviously not targeting people sensitive to dirty jokes/posters and sexual innuendos and is definitely not renting billboards to show these Sexy/Sexist posters, so the best thing IMHO is to just loosen up and have a laugh or Unlike the page and not visit the pub.
You can visit The Angry Monkey’s Facebook Page [Here].