Viva flies 2 Bahrainis to Manchester
Manama, January 5, 2012
Viva Bahrain, official partner of Manchester United and a leading telecom service provider, recently flew two Bahrainis to Manchester to witness a major game in the English Premier League after they won a campaign.
Nader Amireldin and Mohamed Bu Shagra, lucky winners of the second draw of the “Win a Trip” campaign attended a match at Old Trafford between Manchester United and Wigan Athletic.
Viva kicked off the Manchester United SMS service for this season last October as all subscribers are automatically enrolled into a raffle draw to win an all expenses paid trip to watch a Manchester United match.
“At Viva, we believe that there is no limit to the amount of dreams we can turn into reality," commented Andrew Hanna, Viva CCO. “The second draw of the Win a Trip campaign reinforces that belief and with two more draws to come more lucky winners will get their turn.”
Aside from watching the game from an executive lounge and treated like top VIPs having the opportunity to sit on the Viva branded seats, the winners also had the chance to wander around the Manchester United stadium that show cases the club’s century old history.
“This has been an amazing trip with Viva. Attending a match on Boxing Day in the majestic Old Trafford is an incredible thing that I never thought I’d ever get to experience and that’s why I’ll always be grateful to Viva,” said Amireldin.
Bu Shagra said, “I am still overwhelmed, Viva turned my dream into a reality. I’d like to thank Viva from the bottom of my heart for giving me the trip of a lifetime, it’s a lovely memory that I will never forgot. ”
Viva's customers are offered this unique chance to participate in the "Win A Trip" campaign by subscribing to the Manchester United SMS service, which offers fans the ability to receive live match updates, instant scores, text commentary and more, a statement said. – TradeArabia News Service