Qatar Airways has announced an international online competition ‘To Maldives, With Love. Qatar Airways‘, giving visitors to its social media channels an opportunity to win some exciting prizes. Visitors simply register online, earning a chance to win the main prize of a fantastic holiday for two to the Maldives.
Entrants gain additional chances to win by referring friends online. No purchases are necessary. Winners will be announced on February 14.
An amazing line-up of prizes is on offer, including the Grand Prize consisting of two Qatar Airways’ Business Class tickets from anywhere in its global network via Doha, connecting to Malé, the capital of the Maldives. The winners will receive sea-plane transfers from Malé to the W Retreat Maldives for a three-night stay.
In addition, they will be given a one-night stay at the W Doha. Also on offer is a pair of Qatar Airways’ Economy Class tickets from anywhere in the airline’s global network to Malé, with boat transfers to the Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa.
Another lucky winner will receive a pair of Qatar Airways Economy Class tickets to anywhere the airline flies worldwide. Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker, said, “Qatar Airways’ social media fan-base has rapidly expanded, fast reaching the 500,000 figure on Facebook alone.”
“With such a social media following, we are spreading our message to the world easily and quickly and this competition is our way of saying ‘thank you’ to our fans and customers who want to experience our award-winning Five Star service from the comfortable confines of their social media,” he added.
“The To Maldives, With Love. Qatar Airways contest gives our social media customers an opportunity to discover the great products of Qatar Airways and of Starwood Hotels’ W and Sheraton brands in one of the most breathtaking of settings imaginable,” he concluded.
This is not the first time Qatar Airways has used such innovative marketing campaigns on its social media channels. In July 2012, Qatar Airways ran a social media competition – ‘Tweet-a-Meet‘ – for Twitter users. “Tweet-a-Meet’ enabled a team of two persons to turn their virtual connections into real ones by receiving ‘tweet miles’ for every tweet they send containing information on their chosen destination and meeting point.