Tag: Bahrain

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

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

Qatari tourism official: ‘No visas for enemies!’ Qatar’s government: ‘It’s not so!’
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Qatari tourism official: ‘No visas for enemies!’ Qatar’s government: ‘It’s not so!’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

Doha will not grant visas to those it considers “enemies,” a Qatari tourism official said in reference to Egyptians seeking ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International reveals impressive global expansion plans at ATM 2019
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Swiss-Belhotel International reveals impressive global expansion plans at ATM 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International has concluded four successful days at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), where it updated the Middle Eastern travel ... Read More

Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans
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Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

Warwick Hotels & Resorts (WHR), a global hospitality company present in 25 countries around the world, announced its expansion plans ... Read More

Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East
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Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Avis Budget Group has been awarded multiple accolades at the 2019 World Travel Awards, for its car rental brands Avis ... Read More

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market
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GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its ... Read More

Travel agents from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) visit Seychelles
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Travel agents from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) visit Seychelles

editor editor- April 26, 2019

Selected travel agents from the GCC—Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia were given the opportunity to enjoy Seychelles and at the ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion
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Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon ... Read More

Nicolas Chammaa as General Manager of Vida Downtown Dubai
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Nicolas Chammaa as General Manager of Vida Downtown Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Emaar Properties PJSC, has appointed seasoned strategic and results-driven leader, Nicolas ... Read More

Etihad Airways signs codeshare with Gulf Air
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Etihad Airways signs codeshare with Gulf Air

editor editor- March 26, 2019

Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understangin (MOU), Etihad Airways and Gulf Air have announced the signing of a ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected
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Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct ... 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

Oceana cruise liner arrives to Dubai on its maiden voyage in Arabian Gulf
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Oceana cruise liner arrives to Dubai on its maiden voyage in Arabian Gulf

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

Dubai Cruise Tourism, a department of Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), along with its public and ... Read More

New GM heads up Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair
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New GM heads up Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair

editor editor- February 6, 2019

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, announced the ... 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

Meetings industry and football forge a unique partnership
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Meetings industry and football forge a unique partnership

editor editor- January 14, 2019

A Rome-based event agency and DMC specializing in first-class events is offering a novelty to the global meetings industry: football. Read More

Global aviation leaders will gather in Dubai
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Global aviation leaders will gather in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019

The heads of civil aviation authorities and aviation ministers from around the world will converge on Dubai on January 24, ... 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

Aviation Ministers will be attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit GIAS2019
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Aviation Ministers will be attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit GIAS2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018

The first edition of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS 2019) will kick off in Dubai with the participation ... 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

Air Traffic Control training takes off in Kuwait
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Air Traffic Control training takes off in Kuwait

editor editor- December 22, 2018

As part of the joint venture partnership agreement, Airways New Zealand is providing a one-year training program at ACK for ... Read More

Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report
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Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018

The number of Chinese tourists travelling to the GCC is expected to increase 81% from 1.6 million in 2018 to ... 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

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go
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Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2017

The Gulf region may be the leader in luxury travel and tourism, but it does have the worst air quality in ... Read More

Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight
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Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight

editor editor- September 21, 2016

ADDISON, TX - West Palm Beach-based flight instructor Zheng “Julie" Wang landed her single piston-engine propeller aircraft at Addison Airport ... Read More

Bahrain goes to Berlin
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Bahrain goes to Berlin

editor editor- June 11, 2013

While in Washington, defense ties were discussed between the US and his H.H. Read More

Bahrain tops Middle East in economic freedom, twelfth worldwide
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Bahrain tops Middle East in economic freedom, twelfth worldwide

editor editor- January 16, 2013

MANAMA, Bahrain - According to the annual index of economic freedom published by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street ... Read More

Bahrain International Airport to expand capacity in 2013
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Bahrain International Airport to expand capacity in 2013

editor editor- December 14, 2012

MANAMA, Bahrain - The Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced plans to further expand Bahrain International Airport (BIA) in the coming ... Read More

Bahrain to boost domestic food production
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Bahrain to boost domestic food production

editor editor- October 5, 2012

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain will increase the percentage of its domestic food production from 20 to 60 percent of total ... Read More

Bahrain to host fourth race of 2013 Formula One Grand Prix season
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Bahrain to host fourth race of 2013 Formula One Grand Prix season

editor editor- October 4, 2012

MANAMA, Bahrain - The International Automobile Federation (FIA) announced Bahrain will host the fourth round of the 2013 Formula One ... Read More

Holiday Inn Express opens In Bahrain
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Holiday Inn Express opens In Bahrain

editor editor- August 28, 2012

MANAMA, Bahrain - Last week, the InterContinental Hotel Group opened its first Holiday Inn Express in Bahrain. Read More

Bahrain experiences tourism boom
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Bahrain experiences tourism boom

editor editor- August 25, 2012

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain hosted over 230,000 tourists in one week from August 16 – 22 during Eid celebration, according ... Read More

Bab Al Bahrain suq to become tourist-only area
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Bab Al Bahrain suq to become tourist-only area

editor editor- July 23, 2012

Discussions could begin soon on a proposal to turn the Bab Al Bahrain suq into a tourist-only area. Read More

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