In the first half of the year (H1), flydubai reported a total revenue of AED 2.3 billion (USD626 million), up 5.4 percent and a loss of AED89.9 million (USD24.5 million), 39 percent lower than the same period in 2015.
Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has launched the second part of its tourism survey programme, in partnership with eGovernment Authority and King Fahd Causeway’s police department.
Swiss International Palace has welcomed its first guests, marking the hotelier’s entry into Bahrain. Formerly run by Ramada Hotels & Resorts, the property offers 84 rooms and suites, a selection of restaurants, event spaces to accommodate up to 2,000 people, a gym and a spa.
Whilst astute Manama businesses successfully reduced cost levels in both payroll and overheads on a per available room basis in March, the savings were not sufficient to offset the 6.6 percent drop in total Rev- PAR.
Having welcomed 11.6 million visitors in 2015, up 11 percent over 2014, Bahrain now aims to attract 15.2 million annual travellers by 2018. The goal was announced by Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority during a roundtable session at the
IN A STEP TO FURTHER DEVELOP THE SECTOR AS A MAIN CONTRIBUTOR TO THE NATIONAL ECONOMY, BAHRAIN LAUNCHED ITS NEW TOURISM IDENTITY UNDER THE SLOGAN OURS. YOURS.
AS OF MAY 30, GULF AIR WILL RETURN TO DHAKA WITH FIVE-WEEKLY SERVICES. Commenting on the relaunch, Ahmed Janahi, acting chief commercial officer, Gulf Air, explained that it is aimed to boost the significant commercial opportunity that exists for business travellers
WITH AN EXPANDING HOTEL AND TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE, BAHRAIN’S TOURISM SECTOR IS EXPECTED TO CONTRIBUTE USD1 BILLION
TAP plans to significantly expand its operations between Portugal and Morocco from June onwards.