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.
The Bahrain Economic Development Board has revealed investment in the country’s tourism infrastructure reached over US$13 billion in 2017. The figure covers 14 prominent projects that will further boost growth in the kingdom’s tourism and leisure sector.
The island kingdom of Bahrain has announced that it is set to receive 15 new hotels and beachfront resorts by 2020. The development will have a collective investment of over $10 billion and will put Bahrain firmly on the map as a desirable and competitive holiday destination.
The Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority has launched its first ever online training programme. The programme sits on the Online Travel Training platform and is designed to promote the destination and build awareness, educating the travel trade about Bahrain and its many tourist attractions.