Mandarin Oriental Group: WeChat magazine
WeChat magazine experience for the sophisticated mainland Chinese traveller
A new content platform
City guides, new hotel openings, beautiful properties, celebrity profiles - created by Cedar London, the MO Magazine, available both in print and as a content hub online, brought the latest Mandarin Oriental news to travelers worldwide. But, as travel picked up in 2021, it was time to bring MO Magazine into another digital world – and into WeChat for an affluent mainland Chinese audience. And Cedar Hong Kong took up the challenge to do so.
Giving travel a local twist
Consisting of both existing MO Magazine stories and bespoke new features, we localised our content to fit our new readers’ needs in the new WeChat MO Magazine. Gorgeous properties, wellness tips, star restaurants and beautiful global locations are showcased through visual storytelling in our interactive magazine, published only in Simplified Chinese.
Interactive, immersive luxury storytelling
HTML5 on mobile devices allowed us to not only localise our stories through text, but to bring them to life using advanced capabilities such as interactivity, animation, music and GIFs. In partnership with a technical build agency, our final design encapsulates the Mandarin Oriental brand: elegant, stylish, classic. The immersive WeChat MO Magazine brings our readers to their dream destinations without ever leaving home – and when they do, they’ll know exactly where to go.