Rhode Island tourism video includes Iceland to make it look cooler

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Rhode Island tourism video includes Iceland to make it look cooler

Even Rhode Island makes fun of Rhode Island. A new tourism video promoting the state received criticism after it included footage of Iceland.

The clip shows a skateboarder doing a kickflip in front of a building which oddly looks like the Harpa concert hall in Reykjavik. The two-minute video is part of a $5million campaign that also includes a new logo and the slogan, ‘cooler and warmer’.

The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation initially denied the footage was from Iceland, but later on admitted the blooper and blamed editing agency IndieWhip.

On their part, IndieWhip said that the skateboarder and the guy who filmed the skateboarder are both from Rhode Island. The ad agency is currently fixing the video a…

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