Category: Bahrain travel news

Bahrain, officially the Kingdom of Bahrain, is a sovereign state in the Persian Gulf. The island nation comprises a small archipelago centered around Bahrain Island, situated between the Qatar peninsula and the north eastern coast of Saudi Arabia, to which it is connected by the 25-kilometre King Fahd Causeway.

What’s New in the Islands of The Bahamas this Winter
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What’s New in the Islands of The Bahamas this Winter

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 24, 2020

It’s Better in The Bahamas this winter as the country welcomes international visitors to enjoy the sun, sand and sea. ... Read More

8 Candidates for UNWTO Secretary-General Election
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8 Candidates for UNWTO Secretary-General Election

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 23, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) confirmed today in a "Note Verbale" that 8 applications from candidates competing for the post ... Read More

Great news at UNWTO is kept a secret
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Great news at UNWTO is kept a secret

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 20, 2020

No one is allowed to openly talk about it in Madrid at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Zurab Pololikashvili, the ... Read More

Bahrain’s Prime Minister Died at U.S. Mayo Clinic
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Bahrain’s Prime Minister Died at U.S. Mayo Clinic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 11, 2020

Bahrain’s long-serving Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has died, the state media reported. He was 84. The ... Read More

A new UNWTO Secretary-General on the horizon?
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A new UNWTO Secretary-General on the horizon?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 7, 2020

The perfect scam to re-elect Zurab Pololikashvi as UNWTO Secretary-General may have just been spoiled. Zurab Pololikashvi now has competition ... Read More

Bahrain – Israel to become friends today
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Bahrain – Israel to become friends today

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 17, 2020

A joint US-Israel delegation is meeting in Bahrain today to sign a series of bilateral agreements between Israel and Bahrain, ... Read More

New flights  from Tel Aviv to Morocco, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UAE – and growing
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New flights from Tel Aviv to Morocco, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UAE – and growing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 12, 2020

Direct connecting Tel Aviv with airports in the UAE, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain will expand the travel and tourism ... Read More

Israel and Bahrain agree to sign peace treaty, establishing diplomatic ties
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Israel and Bahrain agree to sign peace treaty, establishing diplomatic ties

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 11, 2020

The United States, Israel and Bahrain announced today in a joint statement, that the Kingdom of Bahrain will join the ... Read More

Qatar Air Blockade Ruling: A victory over UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia
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Qatar Air Blockade Ruling: A victory over UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 14, 2020

This is good news not only for Qatar Airways, but for Qatar as a nation. Step by step the arguments ... Read More

St. Martin and St. Maarten attend CHTA Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2020
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St. Martin and St. Maarten attend CHTA Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2020

St. Martin’s Tourist Office and St. Maarten’s Tourist Bureau participated at the CHTA Caribbean Travel Marketplace last week, from January 21st ... Read More

Etihad and Gulf Air inked new partnership
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Etihad and Gulf Air inked new partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2020

Etihad Guest, the loyalty program for Etihad Airways, has inked a new partnership with Gulf Air, the national carrier of ... Read More

Amman and Bahrain to Baghdad flights cancelled after security concerns
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Amman and Bahrain to Baghdad flights cancelled after security concerns

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2020

Jordanian’s national flag carrier issued a statement detailing that it had decided to halt services between Amman and Baghdad “until ... Read More

‘Capital of Arab Tourism for 2020’ announced
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‘Capital of Arab Tourism for 2020’ announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2020

The Kingdom of Bahrain celebrated the beginning of 2020 with a spectacular fireworks show as part of the New Year’s ... Read More

Airbus showcases state-of-the-art technology in Bahrain
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Airbus showcases state-of-the-art technology in Bahrain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 28, 2019

Airbus is showcasing their diverse portfolio of mission-critical offerings at the 2nd edition of Bahrain International Defense Exhibition & Conference. ... Read More

Moscow – Bahrain Flights: Bahrhain Tourism welcomes new charter
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Moscow – Bahrain Flights: Bahrhain Tourism welcomes new charter

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 10, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) welcomed passengers who arrived on the first charter flight of the new season ... Read More

Gulf maritime security meeting held in Bahrain after Strait of Hormuz attacks
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Gulf maritime security meeting held in Bahrain after Strait of Hormuz attacks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 1, 2019

The tiny Gulf monarchy of Bahrain has hosted a Gulf maritime security meeting, following attacks on shipping in the strategic ... Read More

Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn
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Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019

Grand Swiss-Belresort (Bahrain), Swiss-Belsuites (Bahrain), Swiss-Belboutique (Kuwait) and Swiss-Belinn (Oman and Qatar) will be opening in the upcoming months. Laurent ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand to launch 2019 Thai Festival in Bahrain
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Tourism Authority of Thailand to launch 2019 Thai Festival in Bahrain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Dubai & Middle East Office in partnership with Royal Thai Embassy in Manama, Bahrain ... Read More

Gulf Hotels Group brings Bahraini hospitality to the UAE
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Gulf Hotels Group brings Bahraini hospitality to the UAE

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Gulf Hotels Group (GHG), Bahrain’s home-grown hospitality provider, has announced the official opening of its first UAE property, The Gulf ... Read More

Dive into a Boeing 747: World’s largest eco-friendly underwater theme park in Bahrain
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Dive into a Boeing 747: World’s largest eco-friendly underwater theme park in Bahrain

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019

Bahrain is on the look-out for more tourists. It's a good reason to open the world's largest eco-friendly underwater theme ... Read More

“Ours Yours” and “Where It All Begins”: The new Bahrain Egypt tourism cooperation
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“Ours Yours” and “Where It All Begins”: The new Bahrain Egypt tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018

Tourism may be a way for Bahrain and Egypt to find together. Egypt is in urgent need of more tourists ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?
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Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro football ... Read More

Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair to begin operation mid 2019
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Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair to begin operation mid 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018

Swiss-Belhotel International has signed a management agreement with HRR Properties W.L.L. for Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair in Bahrain. Featuring 174 studios, ... Read More

Creating a better, green world at Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain
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Creating a better, green world at Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain

editor editor- November 28, 2018

With its cosmopolitan lifestyle and vibrant economy, the Kingdom of Bahrain has become one of the most attractive destinations in ... Read More

Bahrain Tourism: Soft opening of Swiss-Belresidences Juffair
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Bahrain Tourism: Soft opening of Swiss-Belresidences Juffair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 15, 2018

Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the soft opening of Swiss-Belresidences Juffair.  Read More

Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain manager appointed
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Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain manager appointed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 24, 2018

Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the appointment of Teodor Ardeleanu as the Hotel Manager for Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain that is ... Read More

Dusit International appoints top management talent to lead hotels in Vietnam and Bahrain
People in Travel & Tourism

Dusit International appoints top management talent to lead hotels in Vietnam and Bahrain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 3, 2018

Thailand-based, global hospitality company Dusit International has appointed two new General Managers to its senior leadership team. eTN contacted Axis ... Read More

Bahrain International Airport: New routes boost number of service destinations to 53
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Bahrain International Airport: New routes boost number of service destinations to 53

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 21, 2018

Bahrain Airport Company, the operator of Bahrain International Airport today announced that several airlines have added 12 new routes. Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International to triple its Bahrain room inventory
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Swiss-Belhotel International to triple its Bahrain room inventory

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2018

As part of its strategic expansion across the GCC, Swiss-Belhotel International unveiled today at the Arabian Travel Market two new ... Read More

Bahrain has 12.7 million tourists and Swiss Belhotel International wants them all
Bahrain travel news

Bahrain has 12.7 million tourists and Swiss Belhotel International wants them all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2018

As part of its strategic expansion across the GCC, Swiss-Belhotel International unveiled today at the Arabian Travel Market two new ... Read More

New Codeshare between Turkish Airlines and Golf Air
Bahrain travel news

New Codeshare between Turkish Airlines and Golf Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 29, 2017

Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, and Turkish Airlines, Turkey's national air carrier, signed a codeshare agreement within ... Read More

Bahrain: A Model For Regional Co-existence?
Bahrain travel news

Bahrain: A Model For Regional Co-existence?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 25, 2017

The tiny Sunni Arab Gulf nation of Bahrain made front-page news in, of all places, the tiny Jewish nation this ... Read More

Swiss Bellhotel and Gulf Air FalconFlyer: A rewarding partnership
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Swiss Bellhotel and Gulf Air FalconFlyer: A rewarding partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 11, 2017

Swiss-Belhotel International has joined Gulf Air’s FalconFlyer (loyalty / frequent flyer) programme awarding the national carrier’s FalconFlyer members 200 miles ... Read More

US Navy F-18 fighter jet crash-lands at Bahrain International Airport, pilot ejects
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US Navy F-18 fighter jet crash-lands at Bahrain International Airport, pilot ejects

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 12, 2017

An engine malfunction forced a US fighter pilot to eject from his aircraft during an emergency landing at Bahrain International ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International names Herve Peyre as Area General Manager for Bahrain
People in Travel & Tourism

Swiss-Belhotel International names Herve Peyre as Area General Manager for Bahrain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 24, 2017

Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) has announced the promotion of Herve Peyre as the Area General Manager for Bahrain. Herve has been ... Read More

Bahrain: A New Dusit International Hotel Country
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Bahrain: A New Dusit International Hotel Country

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 12, 2017

Thailand-based, global hospitality company Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Al Manzil Hospitality Group to operate the ... Read More

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