Travel and Tourism - Bahrain - May 2018
“Bahrain has a state-of-the-art international seaport, the Khalifa Bin Salman Port, which is surrounded by a diverse, dynamic manufacturing and logistics cluster. The Bahrain International Airport is just ten minutes away and offers unparalleled connectivity across the Middle East region as well as beyond.”
– Dr Jarmo Kotilaine, chief economic advisor at the EDB, in an interview with Arab News, 23 July, 2017
This report looks at the following areas:
How is the Bahraini government trying to wean itself off a dependence on oil?
What makes Bahrain’s shopping malls stand out from run-of-the-mill retail centres?
Apart from its accessibility, why is Bahrain so popular with visitors from Saudi Arabia?
What is the main reason for Bahrain’s low hotel occupancy rates?