Carlsberg has revealed its marketing plans for the summer. The Danish brewer said yesterday (21 March) that it will run a campaign in 16 countries under the slogan "Drink with a world of friends." The campaign will cost around DKK80m (US$14.2m).

One consumer in each of the 16 countries will win the use of a private jet together with seven friends in the campaign. The prize is part of Carlsberg's aim to create an international profile for its beer brand, the company's brand manager, Jacob B. Knudsen, said.

Carlsberg has introduced the campaign for this summer as there are no international soccer tournaments. Last year, the company spent DKK250m (US$44.5m) on marketing in connection with Euro 2004 in Portugal.