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Mariah Carey enjoys the not-so-high life in Hostelworld's funny ad

Star is the latest celebrity to check in following Charlie Sheen and 50 Cent

By Alexandra Jardine. Published on Apr 09, 2018

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Mariah Carey is the latest unlikely celebrity to stay in a Hostelworld hostel, following previous spots for the accommodation platform that featured Charlie Sheen and 50 Cent -- and she's not afraid to poke fun at her diva image.

The new online film, by Lucky Generals, sees Carey and her entourage pull up in their limo at a hostel in Barcelona, to the amazement of the staff. It's the result of a booking error by her team, but once she sees the hip rooms, clean toilets and finds out there's a cocktail bar, she takes to hostel life -- even to fellow guests wandering naked around the elevator. Directed by Nick Ball of Blink, the spot ends with Carey belting out her hit "Fantasy" in the bar, helped by an electric fan for a wind machine.

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Credits

Date
Apr 09, 2018
Agency:
Lucky Generals
Client:
Hostelworld
Production Company:
Blink
Director:
Nick Ball
Executive Producer:
Ben Sharpe
Producer:
Andrew Studholme
Director of Photography:
Lachlan Milne
1st A.D.:
Ben Gill
Production Designer:
Pablo Tegbov
Editor:
Leo King
Edit Company:
Stitch
Post Production:
The Mill
Post Production Producer:
Tom Igglesden
VFX:
Rich de Carteret
VFX:
Adam Maynard
Colorist:
Seamus O'Kane
Color Company:
The Mill
Sound Design:
750MPH
Sound Technician:
Sam Robson

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