Qatar Airways has launched an Instagram competition for its eight new destinations, including Cyprus.
The airline said it was launching its first international Instagram contest “#destigram,” and is encouraging visitors to share a photo of one of its eight new destinations.
These destinations include: Dubai, UAE – (Dubai World Central #DWC); Sharjah, UAE (#SHJ); Philadelphia, USA (#PHL); Larnaca, Cyprus (#LCA); Istanbul, Turkey (Sabiha Gökçen International Airport #SAW); Edinburgh, Scotland (#EDI); Miami, USA (#MIA); and Dallas/Fort Worth, USA (#DFW).
Visitors simply share their photos taken from any of these eight cities or regions. Users then add the hashtags #Destigram and a hashtag for the corresponding city/airport code. Entrants are also encouraged to tell the world something about their photo.
This multi-platform contest is hosted on the airline’s social media sites – www.instagram.com/qatarairways, www.twitter.com/qatarairways, and at www.facebook.com/qatarairways.
There are a total of 10 prizes for #Destigram participants; including four flight tickets and 1.6million Qatar Airways Privilege Club Qmiles.
Prizes include eight lucky-draw prizes of 200,000 Qatar Airways Privilege Club Qmiles each, which are valid on all 13 oneworld airlines worldwide.
In addition, the two best photos based on a combination of public votes and a third party voting panel of judges will receive tickets.
The two winners will receive a pair of Qatar Airways Business Class or Economy Class flights on the airline’s maiden voyage to or from one of the eight featured destinations.
Entrants are encouraged to participate and get votes from their social networks to increase their chances of winning. No purchases are necessary. Winners will be announced on March 3, 2014.
Qatar Airways launches flights four weekly flights to Larnaca Airport on April 29.