The statistics and number issued by Bahrain Economic Development Council showed that the local hotel and restaurant sector grows by 3% annually.
This growth goes back to the preparations taking place to construct 15 new buildings in the kingdom including 5-star, 4-star, and beach hotels during the coming five years.
The new hotels to be constructed include Windham Grand hotel, Fairmont, Vida, One & Only resort, and many other.
It’s worth mentioning that the Kingdom has 190 hotels now including 18 5-star hotels, 48 4-star hotels, 35 3-star hotels, 81 serviced apartment hotels, and 11 beach resorts.
Commenting on the report, the CEO of Bahrain Economic Development Council “Khaled Al Rumaihi” said that the current endeavours aim to increase the kingdom’s occupancy rate to 4000 hotel rooms by 2020.
He added saying that the kingdom has witnessed a 6% growth in visits by 2016 as it welcomed around12.2 visitors last year.