Breaking Travel News here chats to Mushtak Gafoor, chief executive and manging director, Farhat Tours about his approach to the challenges set by Covid-19, and his thoughts on new travel trends
With 46 beautifully appointed suites, the Merchant House features a unique collection of contemporary work by well-established Bahraini and international artists. Here Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, visits the only luxury boutique hotel in Bahrain to find out more
In an increasingly competitive region, Bahrain is working to stake out a position in the hospitality sector. Here Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, visits the only island destination in the Middle East to discover what remains to be done
While Bahrain is only just beginning to develop its potential as a tourism destination, the Ritz-Carlton property in the tiny Middle Eastern country is something of icon. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in as the hotel prepares to celebrate its Silver Jubilee
With a host of new attractions coming onto the market and a boost in visitor numbers out of the UK, Bahrain is enjoying a strong 2019. Speaking to Breaking Travel News in London, minister of tourism Zayed Bin Rashid Alzayani tells us more.
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.