The Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority has officially announced the successful submersion of its 70-metre long decommissioned Boeing 747. The plane will become the centrepiece to the world’s largest underwater theme park, set to open in August.
Gulf Air has welcomed back Rashid Abdulrahman Al Gaoud to its headquarters in the Kingdom of Bahrain. He returns to the country to take up the role of senior manager of sales in the European and Asian Pacific regions for the national carrier.
The loss-making national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain revealed the plans as part of a five-year strategy to become the customer airline of choice in the Gulf region.
Speaking at World Travel Market in London, Yousef Mohammed AlKhan, director of tourism marketing and promotion for the Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority, tells Breaking Travel News what the destination is doing to carve out a niche in the competitive Middle Eastern hospitality sector.
The Merchant House has announced the appointment of Justin Kim as general manager. Kim joins the Campbell Gray Hotels property as part of the opening team and brings with him a wealth of industry experience.
Dusit International has appointed two new general managers to its senior leadership team – Patrice Landrein at the recently opened Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort, Phu Quoc, Vietnam, and Maher Abou-Tacca at the upcoming dusitD2 City Centre, Bahrain.
Gulf Air has launched its double daily Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service connecting Bahrain International Airport and London, Heathrow. Onboard the airline’s inaugural double daily Dreamliner service to London Heathrow were members of the airline’s executive management team.
Al Sahel Resort has announced the development of a new five-star resort on the southwest coast of Bahrain. The announcement was made at Gateway Gulf, which brought together more than 500 global investors and business leaders in Bahrain to explore ways of unlocking the opportunities being created by the economic transformation in the GCC.
Breaking Travel News catches up with Jerad Bachar, executive director at the Bahrain Economic Development Board, during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Ras al Khaimah. He tells us what is on offer in the destination and how the country is seeking a rapid development of its hotel infrastructure.
Jumeirah Group’s first hotel in the Kingdom of Bahrain will open tomorrow. Jumeirah Royal Saray offers a new wave of understated luxury on a private beach in the northern coastal Seef district.