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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019 08:14 0

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

Tourism Authority of Thailand to launch 2019 Thai Festival in Bahrain

Tourism Authority of Thailand to launch 2019 Thai Festival in Bahrain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 23:06 0

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

Gulf Hotels Group brings Bahraini hospitality to the UAE

Gulf Hotels Group brings Bahraini hospitality to the UAE

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 16:10 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 08:31 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 08:06 0

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

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 10:53 0

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

Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair to begin operation mid 2019

Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair to begin operation mid 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 21:11 0

Swiss-Belhotel International has signed a management agreement with HRR Properties W.L.L. for Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair in Bahrain. Featuring 174 studios, 1- 2- and 3-bedroom suites ... Read More

Creating a better, green world at Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain

Creating a better, green world at Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain

editor editor- November 28, 2018 10:19 4

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

Bahrain Tourism: Soft opening of Swiss-Belresidences Juffair

Bahrain Tourism: Soft opening of Swiss-Belresidences Juffair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 15, 2018 20:19 0

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

Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain manager appointed

Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain manager appointed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 24, 2018 19:58 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 3, 2018 16:10 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 21, 2018 18:15 0

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

Swiss-Belhotel International to triple its Bahrain room inventory

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2018 18:18 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2018 11:26 0

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

New Codeshare between Turkish Airlines and Golf Air

New Codeshare between Turkish Airlines and Golf Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 29, 2017 07:03 2

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

Bahrain: A Model For Regional Co-existence?

Bahrain: A Model For Regional Co-existence?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 25, 2017 02:53 1

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

Swiss Bellhotel and Gulf Air FalconFlyer: A rewarding partnership

Swiss Bellhotel and Gulf Air FalconFlyer: A rewarding partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 11, 2017 09:41 1

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 12, 2017 16:06 4

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 24, 2017 18:24 1

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

Bahrain: A New Dusit International Hotel Country

Bahrain: A New Dusit International Hotel Country

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 12, 2017 11:11 0

Thailand-based, global hospitality company Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Al Manzil Hospitality Group to operate the dusitD2 Seef Bahrain, a contemporary ... Read More

Etihad Holidays expands in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain

Etihad Holidays expands in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2017 16:20 1

Etihad Holidays has launched operations in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain to provide a wide choice of package holiday options to travellers in the ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Bahrain

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Bahrain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 22, 2017 16:13 2

Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) has signed a management agreement with Hassan Lari Property Development & Management to operate Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain. This latest announcement is ... Read More

Fraport Begins ORAT Operational Readiness Project for Bahrain Airport’s New Passenger Terminal and Other Facilities

Fraport Begins ORAT Operational Readiness Project for Bahrain Airport’s New Passenger Terminal and Other Facilities

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 22, 2017 09:33 0

Fraport is delivering its full-program of Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) consulting services – Multi-year project requires 4,700 project man-days from Fraport experts Fraport ... Read More

Coming soon: Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain

Coming soon: Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 22, 2017 07:38 0

Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) has signed a management agreement with Hassan Lari Property Development & Management to operate Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain. This latest announcement is ... Read More

Leisure demand fuels MENA chain hotels’ profit growth

Leisure demand fuels MENA chain hotels’ profit growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2017 18:25 0

Strong growth in both volume and price in the leisure segment helped hotels in Dubai secure one of the most significant increases in top and ... Read More

Mideast crisis: Havoc in the skies

Mideast crisis: Havoc in the skies

editor editor- June 8, 2017 01:47 1

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Bahrain have cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar and say they will suspend air, sea, and land ... Read More

Qatar Airways officially announces suspension of flights

Qatar Airways officially announces suspension of flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2017 22:40 0

As widely reported also on eTurboNews, Qatar Airways was forced to cancel operation in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Egypt as of ... Read More

Terrorism and Tourism: The new enemy is Qatar with GCC tourism in danger

Terrorism and Tourism: The new enemy is Qatar with GCC tourism in danger

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2017 05:53 2

If you are booked on Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, or Emirates Airlines, you may be in for a bad surprise this Monday morning.  Dangerous clouds ... Read More

Air-links cut between Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt: Qatar Airways in trouble?

Air-links cut between Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt: Qatar Airways in trouble?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2017 03:39 3

A breaking news situation with enormous geopolitical and peace consequences also for international aviation is in progress in Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt. ... Read More

Hilton and KFCD partner on $66 million hotel at The Avenues, Bahrain

Hilton and KFCD partner on $66 million hotel at The Avenues, Bahrain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2017 16:21 0

At a meeting in Dubai attended by Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta and Mohammed Alshaya, Chairman of KFCD and Mabanee Company S.A.K, the two parties confirmed ... Read More

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