When a study revealed that 47 percent of Brits have never kissed under a mistletoe, it disturbed TGI Fridays’ UK branch so much that they’re taking it upon themselves to change it.
This holiday season, select UK TGI Fridays restaurants will be releasing mistletoe drones in their dining rooms to encourage diners to kiss.
“Everyone loves a good Christmas party, but we all know things can be a bit awkward until someone breaks the ice,” the company’s marketing manager Rachel Waller told The Daily Mail.
The drones can fly at speeds up to 35mph and will hover eight feet above diners’ heads.
“We wanted to see how we could make Christmas get-together in our restaurants even more entertaining,” Ms. Waller added.
This has potential to be more fun for the restaurant than the diners. This initiative will bring about a seemingly endless influx of awkward moments, and one lucky employee will have to fly the drone — what fun that will be.
The mistletoe drone is part of a marketing campaign the chain is calling #Togethermas. As a part of campaign, TGI Friday’s UK is also offering their social media followers a chance to win “the world’s only two-person Christmas jumper.”
We’re only in November, so we’re guessing this isn’t the last of the #Togethermas shenanigans we’ll see.