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Bahrain Tourism Minister Sparks Mutual Endeavours with Monaco Delegation to Boost Tourism Initiatives

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The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com

Her Excellency Fatima Al Sairafi, Minister of Tourism, convened a meeting with a delegation from the Principality of Monaco to discuss enhancing collaboration in the tourism and hospitality sectors and fostering stronger partnerships.

The aim was to leverage shared experiences and exchange insights to bolster the tourism industry in both nations.

At the beginning of the meeting, HE the Minister provided the delegation with an overview of the Kingdom of Bahrain's tourism strategy for 2022-2026. This strategy is designed to double the tourism sector's contribution to the GDP, diversify the tourism product, and attract a more diverse range of tourists.

Her Excellency also presented the latest statistics and developments in the kingdom’s tourism sector, highlighting key attractions and destinations, and outlined the Ministry of Tourism and Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority's efforts in enhancing tourism infrastructure, boosting the number of hotels and hospitality establishments, and enhancing visitor experiences.


During the meeting, the Minister of Tourism reaffirmed the Kingdom of Bahrain's commitment to supporting all initiatives aimed at accelerating the growth and recovery of the global tourism sector, and enhancing its performance across all fronts, and highlighted BTEA’s efforts in collaborating with various regional and international bodies and institutions involved in tourism, travel, culture, and entertainment to foster the development of the tourism industry at local, regional, and global levels.

The discussion during the meeting revolved around several key topics, including the exchange of knowledge and experiences in tourism and hospitality, the promotion of tourism marketing efforts in both nations, and the enhancement of tourism services, infrastructure, and logistics.

At the conclusion of the meeting, Her Excellency Fatima Al Sairafi conveyed the readiness of the Ministry of Tourism and the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority to forge enduring relationships with travel and tourism agencies, as well as official entities, involved in tourism in the Principality of Monaco, Furthermore, Her Excellency pledged to furnish the delegation with comprehensive information regarding available investment opportunities within the tourism sector, and underscored the commitment to fostering and expanding communication channels and partnerships with the Monaco to bolster bilateral efforts aimed at propelling the growth trajectory of the tourism sector and its ancillary industries in both nations.

The Monaco delegation, on their part, expressed their utmost satisfaction in solidifying tourism connections with the Kingdom of Bahrain, underlining their enthusiasm for furthering tourism cooperation and jointly crafting strategic plans for the industry.