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Bahrain hosted around 10 million visitors last year

Bahrain - February 25, 2015
Bahraini minister of ceommerce

The Bahraini Commerce and Industry Minister, Zayed Bin Rashed Al Zayany, held an open meeting yesterday in Continental Regency Hotel with a number of hotel owners from different levels

Meeting members discussed many vital subjects including the most important threats facing the hospitality sector in Bahrain. A number of statistics were presented during the meeting indicating the flourish of hospitality sector and the growth of its contribution in the national GDP.

The minister said during the meeting that the ministry supports all new suggestions and ideas which consist with Bahrain economic vision, he added also that the government aims to enhance the quality of offered services and to support all investors either from inside or outside the country.

Among the statistics presented a set of numbers were displayed about the recent tourism activity in the kingdom; tourism sector revenues reached 228 million BHD last year to rise by 17.4%. Bahrain visitors reached 10 million tourists last year to rise by 11.1% from 2013.

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