Sun, 03 March 2019
In line with its efforts to attract tourists from across the world, the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) officially inaugurated its latest representative office in Kuwait.
“The BTEA strives to promote the Kingdom of Bahrain’s tourism, leisure and hospitality sectors, providing a fertile ground for foreign investment. Through the inauguration of our representative office in Kuwait, we aim to establish relationships with Kuwaiti tour operators and travel agencies in order to promote Bahrain as a leading tourist destination that continuously hosts various events and festivals that are suitable for all age groups,” said BTEA CEO, HE Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa.
Bahrain welcomed 328,850 visitors from Kuwait in 2018 with 247,959 tourists accessing the Kingdom through the King Fahad Causeway, 80,822 through Bahrain International Airport and 69 through the Khalifa Bin Salman Port. Other than Kuwait, the BTEA has also launched representative offices in the Saudi Arabia, India, France, Germany, Russia and the United Kingdom.