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Statistics highlight success of Kingdom’s tourism sector

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) announced the key achievements of its representative offices during the first quarter of 2019, revealing tourism statistics for each of the offices. The representative office in Germany witnessed an increase in the sales of travel agencies by 59 percent, an increase the number of tourist trips by 17pc in comparison to the same period last year, the BTEA said in a statement issued.

The Indian representative office witnessed an increase of 690pc in the sales of travel agencies, an increase in the number of trips by 3pc and total arrivals by 32pc compared to the same period last year, the statement noted. “The Russian office reported an increase of 728pc in the sales of travel agencies, and increase in the number of trips by 107pc and an increase in total arrivals by 101pc compared to the same period last year.

“In addition, Saudi Arabia witnessed an increase of 31pc in sales of travel agencies and an increase of 8pc in the number of trips by 8pc in addition to an increase total arrivals by 4pc compared to the same period last year. “The UK representative office saw an increase of 42pc in the sales of travel agencies and an increase in the number of trips by 5pc in addition to an increase in total arrivals by 11pc compared to the same period last year.”

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