App, App and away to Berlin: win a journey for you and five friends

Berlin, 10th July 2012. airberlin and visitBerlin are launching a big competition on the new Facebook App “Experience Berlin”. From today, all Berlin fans have the chance to win a trip to Berlin with five friends from their global Facebook network.

“With its 1.4 million fans, Berlin has the third largest City Page in the world on Facebook,” says Burkhard Kieker, CEO of visitBerlin. “With this Facebook campaign, we hope to inspire our fans and their friends to take a trip to Berlin. The Berlin page at, which was originally be Berlin, was started in December 2009 and is an important and effective marketing tool for the capital city. It is run in conjunction with visitBerlin.

Paul Gregorowitsch, Chief Commercial Officer airberlin, explains: “Berlin is a great city and, with our company name, we are very proud to be the biggest advertising medium for the city outside Germany. Our friends can now be found in all four corners of the globe – with our global route network and the new app we are giving six people who love to travel the opportunity to spend some time together in Berlin and get to know this fantastic city a bit better.”

The idea: simply log on to or today and invite five friends from all over the world and win trips to Berlin worth 15,000 euros each. The prize: the tourism office and the airline will present the lucky winner and their five friends with flights from any of airberlin’s 162 destinations and up to five nights‘ accommodation for six friends in the five-star Concorde Hotel in Berlin. In addition they will receive the tourist ticket, the Berlin WelcomeCard, and an extensive individually tailored programme of visits in Berlin, including a typical local gastronomy tour, a visit to the Berlin TV tower and Berlin’s German Currywurst (curried sausage) museum, a City Circle Tour and a perfume voucher for the exclusive Frau Toni’s perfumery.

Residents of Berlin and Berlin fans from all over the world can take part in the competition until 10th August. If you register on both Facebook pages, you double your chances of winning. The trips to Berlin can be taken between 1st September and 30th December.