BBBF Hosts Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism SIG Event

by BTM

Thu, 01 February 2018

CEO of the BTEA, H.E. Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa Presents Tourism Vision for 2018

The Bahrain British Business Forum (BBBF) hosted its first Special Interest Group(SIG) meeting for hospitality, leisure and tourism in collaboration with the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) at the Westin Bahrain City Centre. The forum was headed by the Chief Executive Office of BTEA,  H.E. Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa,  who presented tourism insights for 2018 and addressed questions from the forum members and their guests. 

On this occasion, CEO of the BTEA, H.E. Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa commented: “The BTEA is committed to supporting initiatives aimed at boosting investments in Bahrain’s tourism sector. We therefore encourage this initiative, which is in line with the BTEA’s long-term strategy to make the Kingdom a leading regional center offering a diverse and distinct variety of tourism facilities. Through promoting the hospitality, leisure and tourism sectors, we aim to further enhance visitors’ experience.”


The event was attended by leading business men and women in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry and forum members who had the opportunity to learn, in detail, about the industry’s highlights for the coming year.

The BBBF is a leading network of businessmen and women in Bahrain. The forum has nine Special Interest Groups covering: oil, gas & energy; hospitality leisure & tourism; construction; banking & financial services; ICT; legal; organisational effectiveness; young professionals and women in business. The SIGs offer members and guests a valuable medium for exchanging industry specific ideas and discussing issues relevant to a particular sector in a more informal setting. 

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