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Bahrain to showcase cybersecurity expertise at SmartSec

July 17, 2019

Bahrain will showcase its cybersecurity capabilities at the upcoming SmartSec Cyber Security & BlockChain Conference in the kingdom. The event will run from September 3 to 5 at Gulf Convention Centre ... View more

National Bank of Bahrain opens branch at Seef Mall

July 16, 2019

National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) has inaugurated its newly established flagship branch at Seef Mall a top shopping and lesisure destination in the kingdom under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahr... View more

Over 5,000 get ORAT training ahead of Bahrain terminal launch

July 16, 2019

The Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) training programme for over 5 800 Bahrain International Airport stakeholders is going as per schedule as the kingdom gears up for launch of the new... View more

Edamah to start work on multi-storey car park in Bahrain

July 15, 2019

Bahrain Real Estate Investment (Edamah) said work will soon start on a new 5 700-sq-m multi-storey car park at the Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) in Manama following the signing of an agreement with ... View more

Exceed launches new software in Bahrain

July 15, 2019

Exceed IT Services a regional IT services and training provider has announced the official launch of its software in the Bahraini market. From process automation to strategy management Exceed s produc... View more

Hilal Computers offers cybersecurity protection for Bahrain firms

July 14, 2019

Hilal Computers has been able to protect secure mitigate and sustain robust cybersecurity initiatives from their vast portfolio of cyber security solutions for businesses in the kingdom. Cyber-attacks... View more

Bahrain travellers rethink travel plans as air fares skyrocket

July 14, 2019

With airfares rising to an all-time high during the summer season a number of families in Bahrain are being forced to rethink holiday plans as the steep increase in airfares are affecting budgets said... View more

Bahrain Airport Services in key nationalisation drive

July 13, 2019

Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) has announced that it has recruited a batch of 30 Bahraini job-seekers in line with its strategy to invest in human capital and support the kingdom s airport services. T... View more

Emirates flyers from Bahrain can now lock-in discounted fares

July 11, 2019

For the first time in Bahrain Emirates Holidays is offering travellers the ability to lock-in discounted prices in July on their next holiday package for a small deposit at the time of booking. The pr... View more

NGN, Huawei start 5G training programme in Bahrain

July 10, 2019

NGN Training Centre (NGN) a specialised tech training company in Bahrain is conducting a special training programme in collaboration with global ICT leader Huawei ahead of the launch of 5G network in ... View more

Key Bahrain forum to discuss 'future of digital tourism'

July 10, 2019

Tourism experts from the Middle East and around the world will gather in Bahrain this October to discuss current issues and opportunities in the tourism industry including Digital Tourism at the Gulf ... View more

Sadad Bahrain launches new payment solution

July 9, 2019

Sadad Bahrain a leading FinTech company in the kingdom providing a comprehensive digital payment platform has announced the launch of its latest technology-driven service Sadded once again transformin... View more

First Bahrain signs up Alghanah for new retail project

July 9, 2019

First Bahrain Real Estate Development Company said it has appointed Alghanah Group for the construction of its upcoming retail project in Seef area of the kingdom. Building on the success of El Mercad... View more

Broadway musical ‘The Wizard of Oz’ comes to Bahrain

July 9, 2019

Visitors and residents in Bahrain are in for a treat this Eid Al-Adha as the famous Broadway musical The Wizard of Oz will make its debut in the kingdom. The event will kick off on August 13 and will ... View more

Rera licence mandatory for Bahrain real estate valuers

July 8, 2019

Bahrain s Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Rera) has made it mandatory for real estate valuers to obtain a licence for operation in the kingdom. The real estate watchdog has set a November 2 deadline... View more

Bahrain Hajj operators concerned over 'pilgrimage fee hike'

July 7, 2019

Hajj operators in Bahrain have raised concerns over the unexpected hike in fees for Hajj services issued by the authorities in Saudi Arabia which will impact the overall travel cost and could result i... View more

Bahrain to pilot guidelines for AI in public sector

July 4, 2019

Bahrain said that it will pilot new guidelines for the procurement of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the public sector produced by the World Economic Forum (WEF) Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revo... View more

Batelco launches first 5G device in Bahrain

July 4, 2019

Batelco a leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain has launched Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 the first 5G network supported device in the kingdom. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 was tested on Batelco s 5G network by a p... View more

Gulf Air agrees to back national sports clubs in Bahrain

July 4, 2019

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has further strengthened its commitment in serving the youth and sports movement in the kingdom by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Yo... View more

Alba to discuss key industry challenges at Bahrain expo

July 3, 2019

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) the Bahrain-based aluminium smelter will highlight a number of pressing topics including the challenges faced by the industry at the 23rd Arab International Aluminium Conferen... View more

Hala Bahrain, DiamondAir sign partnership deal

July 3, 2019

Hala Bahrain the premium hospitality service provider at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) has signed a partnership agreement with meet and greet services company DiamondAir said a report. Under the... View more

Al Zayani, KPMG, PwC eye Bahrain Metro Phase I contract

July 2, 2019

Bahrain s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunication has shortlisted three major companies - Al Zayani Engineering KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers Middle East (PwC) - for providing transaction a... View more

Bahrain forum backs green economy in Mena

July 2, 2019

The Mena Regional High-Level Forum on Green Economy Forum opening today (July 2) in Bahrain will promote successful evidence-based green economy solutions that meet the needs of countries in the regio... View more

H Hospitality to debut in Bahrain

July 1, 2019

Last month GFH Financial Group announced the signing of an operation agreement with H Hotels& Resorts Management (H Hotels) for an exclusive new five-star hotel and residences project. GFH is the key ... View more

Gulf Property Show winter edition back at Avenues - Bahrain

July 1, 2019

Gulf Property Show a dedicated boutique showcase for real estate and property development in Bahrain and the Northern Gulf will be back this year at The Avenues - Bahrain from November 6 to 9. The eve... View more

Bahrain Tourism representative offices show growth in Q1

June 26, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority s (BTEA) seven representative offices across the globe have all reported growth in sales and tourist trips to the kingdom during the first quarter of 2019... View more

Zain Bahrain launches ‘Women in Tech’ internship

June 25, 2019

Zain Bahrain a leading telecom provider in the Kingdom has launched its Women in Tech summer internship program for young inspired female university students starting July 1. The training internship w... View more

Bahrain-origin exports soar 16pc in May to hit $553m

June 25, 2019

The value of Bahrain-origin origin exports increased by 16 per cent as it reached BD210 million ( 553 million) during May of versus BD181 million for the same month of 2018 the Information & eGovernme... View more

All-new 2020 Toyota Corolla launched in Bahrain

June 24, 2019

The all-new Toyota Corolla was launched by Ebrahim K Kanoo the sole distributor of Toyota in Bahrain yesterday. Now available with a hybrid electric powertrain the 12th generation Corolla ushers in a ... View more

Emirati group inks Bahrain highway expansion agreement

June 23, 2019

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning has signed an agreement with leading Emirati company Western Bainoona Group for the development of the Phase One of the Sheikh Zayed Hi... View more

Bahrain plans to build first 'green' road, says minister

June 23, 2019

Bahrain is set to use recycled materials for construction of roads in a first for the kingdom. The materials which have been recycled from building debris will be used for the pre-asphalt soil layers ... View more

Zain to deploy key solutions at Bahrain contractor Chapo's offce

June 22, 2019

Zain Bahrain a leading telecommunications services provider in the kingdom has announced a new enterprise partnership deal with Chapo Bahrain a multifaceted contracting and civil engineering company w... View more

GFH picks H Hotels to manage Bahrain 5-star hotel

June 20, 2019

Bahrain-based GFH Financial Group said it has signed an agreement with H Hotels & Resorts Management (H Hotels) for the operation of its exclusive new five-star hotel and residences development coming... View more

Bahrain Entrepreneurship Organization promotes innovation

June 20, 2019

The Bahrain Entrepreneurship Organization (BEO) focussed on innovation and exchange of experiences in the economic field at its inaugural event held recently at the Arcapita building in Bahrain Bay. T... View more

Bahrain launches two new water reservoirs in Seef

June 20, 2019

Bahrain s Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) has launched two new water reservoirs at the Seef Water Distribution Station. These reservoirs will serve to increase Bahrain s water reserves by 3.6 pe... View more

Gulf Air continues to back Bahrain Airshow

June 19, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain will again become the official carrier of the Bahrain International Airshow in its sixth and seventh editions in 2020 and 2022. The airline signed a sponsorshi... View more

5G radiation in Bahrain below international limits: TRA

June 19, 2019

Measurements of radiation done on the 5G sites in Bahrain specifically showed that the maximum value observed was less than 1 per cent of the maximum permissible threshold as indicated in internationa... View more

Bahrain Tourism kicks off roadshow in UK

June 19, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has launched its roadshow in the UK which was kicked off in Manchester on June 17h and scheduled to continue onto London on June 18thwith the last ... View more

VFS Global opens Italy tourist information centre in Bahrain

June 19, 2019

VFS Global the world s largest outsourcing services specialist for diplomatic missions worldwide has opened a new Italia Tourist Information Centre in Manama Bahrain. The new centre aims to further in... View more

80 business leaders attend KPMG seminar in Bahrain

June 19, 2019

KPMG in Bahrain recently held a seminar session bringing together over 80 representatives from local enterprises to discuss leadership and implementation of the second phase of value-added tax (VAT) i... View more

Bahrain to build new sports medicine hospital

June 18, 2019

Bahrain s Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) has announced plans to build a new sports medicine hospital as part of its efforts to provide treatment and sports rehabilitation services to the ... View more

HSE experts discuss key issues at Bahrain forum

June 17, 2019

More than 110 Health Safety & Environment (HSE) practitioners government representatives regulators and solutions providers are sharing their expertise and ideas at a forum which opened in Bahrain tod... View more

KFH-Bahrain offers new private banking products

June 17, 2019

Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain) one of the leading Islamic Banks in Bahrain has recently launched a new line of financial products in response to its customers demand for additional Sharia ... View more

Bahrain pavilion gears up for Gitex 2019

June 17, 2019

Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH) and WorkSmart for events management announced the set-up of the Bahraini Pavilion at the upcoming Gitex the biggest and boldest Tech show in Mena & South A... View more

GFH Properties launches Bahrain Harbour residences' sale

June 15, 2019

GFH Properties the real estate arm of GFH Financial Group has launched the sales for its landmark Harbour Row residences with an exclusive financing plan that enables prospective buyers to purchase th... View more

Bahrain records solid 2.73pc economy growth in Q1

June 14, 2019

Bahrain s economy has registered a real growth of 2.73 per cent for the first quarter and 3.43 per cent in current prices over last year supported by the continued non-oil sector growth against the ba... View more

KPMG to organise VAT seminar in Bahrain

June 13, 2019

KPMG a leading provider of audit tax and advisory services said it will be hosting a seminar in Bahrain to discuss leadership and the upcoming implementation of the second phase of value-added tax (VA... View more

Bahrain Tourism reviews Q1 results at roundtable session

June 13, 2019

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) recently held a roundtable discussion to present the results of its representative offices for the first quarter and to discuss its detailed program fo... View more

Zain Bahrain to launch new self-service machines

June 10, 2019

Zain Bahrain a leading telecom operator in the kingdom will be introducing Smart Branch self-service machines it announced. Zain Bahrain will be the first telecom company in the kingdom to launch the ... View more

Bahrain gears up to launch world's largest underwater park

June 10, 2019

Residents and visitors to Bahrain are in for a treat this summer as the world s largest underwater diving park is expected to welcome guests this August. Work on the project which is located in Diyar ... View more

World's largest underwater theme park to open in Bahrain

June 10, 2019

Bahrain authorities said work is in full swing on the world s largest eco-friendly underwater themepark coming up within the kingdom s master-planned island city Diyar Al Muharraq and is scheduled for... View more

Bahrain planning ‘second airport in 15 years’

June 9, 2019

Bahrain government is planning to potentially have a second airport within the next 15 years for better connectivity reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. The new airport which could be... View more

Bahrain HSE forum to feature joint evacuation drill

June 9, 2019

The upcoming Bahrain Health Safety & Environment (HSE) Forum will feature a unique joint evacuation drill conducted by Bapco and Bahrain Civil Defence/ Fire Brigade. The event will be held on June 17 ... View more

Bahrain TRA renews Batelco, Zain licences

June 8, 2019

Bahrain s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) said it has welcomed a request from two mobile network operators - Batelco and Zain - to renew mobile frequency licences that were granted to th... View more

Bahrain welcomes over 3m tourists in Q1

June 5, 2019

Bahrain welcomed 3.2 million visitors during the first quarter of 2019 a 3.1 per cent increase compared with the same period last year it has been revealed. The number of international arrivals reache... View more

Batelco first to launch commercial 5G in Bahrain

June 3, 2019

Batelco Bahrain s leading digital solutions provider said it will be the first telecom provider in Bahrain to launch commercial 5G network in the kingdom. The service will be available in key location... View more

Bahrain tourist arrivals hit 3.2m in Q1

June 3, 2019

Bahrain welcomes over 3.2 million visitors during the first quarter of the year up 3.1 per cent compared to the same period last year said a report in Gulf Daily News our sister publication. For more ... View more

Mastercard, Bahrain FinTech Bay partner to help startups

June 2, 2019

Mastercard a leading technology company in the global payments industry has partnered with Bahrain FinTech Bay to support the development of Bahrain s fintech industry and the growth of Bahraini start... View more

Bahrain Airport Co to join top German cargo event

June 2, 2019

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) will showcase its latest developments at the Air Cargo Europe 2019 a leading exhibition and conference for the air cargo industry to be held later this week in Germany. M... View more

Bahrain housing minister hails new playground construction initiation

June 2, 2019

His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa s initiative to build 100 playgrounds across Bahrain was lauded by Housing Minister Bassem bin Yacoub Al-Hamer said a report. Al-Hamer commended HH Shai... View more

AIB-Bahrain launches auto finance campaign

June 2, 2019

Al Baraka Islamic Bank (AIB-Bahrain) has launched its new Auto Finance Campaign wherein customers who wish to purchase a car through the bank s auto finance scheme will now be eligible to enter raffle... View more

Bahrain to host healthcare investment forum in October

June 2, 2019

The progress of Bahrain s healthcare sector and its investment opportunities will be highlighted at a major forum to be held in October. The first Business Development Forum and Fair (BDFEX) in health... View more

Bahrain discusses tourism ties with Russia

May 30, 2019

Bahrain and Russia are looking to strengthen their bilateral relations and enhance areas of cooperation to achieve their joint tourism related goals. The means to create strong ties between both count... View more

NBB joins Bahrain Fintech Bay’s talent programme

May 29, 2019

National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) announced its participation in Bahrain Fintech Bay s National Fintech Talent Program (FTP) as part of its ongoing commitment to digital advancement and human capital dev... View more

Bahrain airport overflow car park reopens

May 29, 2019

Bahrain International Airport s (BIA) Overflow Car Park has been reopened to accommodate the expected surge in passenger flow during upcoming peak periods a report said. The car park is located north ... View more

Bahrain hospital to run adult immunization drive

May 28, 2019

Bahrain Specialist Hospital is launching an Adult Immunization Campaign which will educate the masses on the importance of getting vaccinated. As part of the campaign hospital will provide vaccination... View more

Bahrain seeks bids for beachfront project management

May 28, 2019

Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (Edamah) has issued requests for proposal (RfPs) for the operation management and maintenance of Phase One of its BD3 million ( 8 million) beachfront development... View more

Bahrain awards $20.3m Transport Ministry HQ contract

May 27, 2019

Bahrain s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications (MTT) has signed up Al Jameel Construction to build its new headquarters in Muharraq at an investment of BD7.73 million ( 20.3 million) repo... View more

Andersen Global partners with Bahrain consultancy

May 27, 2019

US-based Andersen Global an international professional services firm has announced its first collaboration agreement in Bahrain with independent consulting firm Awael Al Bahrain Management Consultancy... View more

Edamah seeks bids to manage Bahrain seafront project

May 27, 2019

Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (Edamah) said it has invited proposals for operation and management of a family entertainment concept within the Phase One of a premium seafront development Sa a... View more

Bahrain showcases Mice credentials at Imex 2019

May 27, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) put its best foot forward at Imex 2019 which was held in Germany from May 21-23 promoting the kingdom as an ideal Mice destination. The exhibition ... View more

KFH-Bahrain inks Diyar Al Muharraq villa finance deal

May 27, 2019

Kuwait Finance House - Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain) one of the leading Islamic banks in the kingdom is offering customers with a special property-financing plan for the luxurious Al Bareh villas located in t... View more

Bahrain LNG terminal likely to start operations in Q3

May 26, 2019

Teekay LNG Partners one of the world s largest marine energy transportation storage and production companies said start-up of its joint venture liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Bahrain h... View more

New Range Rover Evoque launched in Bahrain

May 26, 2019

Land Rover Bahrain has unveiled the highly anticipated New Range Rover Evoque an SUV that provides a perfect balance of technology and luxury. The exclusive event was held at the Euro Motors Jaguar La... View more

Bahrain Islamic Bank gets first virtual employee

May 25, 2019

Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) a leading provider of integrated Islamic banking services in the kingdom has announced the appointment of its first digital virtual employee Dana who will be setting measur... View more

Bahrain invites bids for construction of medical centre

May 22, 2019

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning (Works Affairs) has invited tenders from leading contractors for the construction of a healthcare centre at Madinat Khalifa area o... View more

Bahrain to host forum on mentorship

May 21, 2019

Bahrain will host a major forum that will highlight the important role of mentorship in accelerating human capital development and in the realisation of the development goals of the GCC economies. The... View more

Russell Peters to perform in Bahrain

May 19, 2019

Renowned global stand-up comedian and actor Russell Peters will be performing in Bahrain on June 8 as a part of his brand new Deported World Tour. The show will be held at the Bahrain International Ex... View more

Cebarco wins Bahrain expo, convention centre project

May 19, 2019

Cebarco a leading building and civil engineering company has won the contract to build the new international exhibition and convention centre next to the Bahrain International Circuit on a 308 000-sq-... View more

Bahrain gears up for debut travel, tourism forum

May 18, 2019

Leading global players from tourism-related businesses such as travel agencies airlines lodges hotels and destination management companies (DMCs) will be showcasing their services and products at the ... View more

Bahrain PM to get WHO global honour

May 16, 2019

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said it will honour the Premier for his visionary leadership that has made Bahrain s health services a role model for other countries. HRH Prime Minister Prince Kha... View more

Bahrain plans to set up new real estate data unit

May 16, 2019

Bahrain is planning to set up a new entity that will provide information about the property market in kingdom said a report. It will provide real estate statistics and information and supply investors... View more

Bahrain attracts over 10,000 tourists from Russia

May 15, 2019

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) has succeeded in attracting more than 10 000 Russian tourists through the charter program operated by the world s leading travel and tourism company; Co... View more

Bahrain minister meets Yoko Steel senior officials

May 15, 2019

Bahrain s Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza recently received senior officials from Yoko Steel Company and discussed the company s activities in recycling iron waste and con... View more

Bahrain highlights fintech strategy at UK roadshow

May 14, 2019

A Bahraini delegation highlighted the latest FinTech developments in Bahrain including the launch of open banking; robo advisory cryptocurrency regulations insurtech and an onshore regulatory sandbox ... View more

Abdul Latif Jameel Energy buys stake in Bahrain plant

May 13, 2019

Abdul Latif Jameel Energy a key developer of utility-scale renewable energy projects said one of its units Almar Water Solutions has signed a deal with UAE-based Mubadala Infrastructure Partner to acq... View more

Saudi Al Fouzan wins Bahrain medical city project contract

May 13, 2019

Saudi-based Al Fouzan Trading and General Construction Company (FTCO) has been selected by Bahrain s Arabian Gulf University to build the multi-million dollar King Abdulla Medical City under a 30-mont... View more

Alba to host Arabal in Bahrain

May 12, 2019

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) the Bahrain-based aluminium smelter will host the prestigious Arab International Aluminium Conference (Arabal) 2019 later this year in the kingdom under the theme Shaping the ... View more

APM Terminals Bahrain celebrates Global Safety Day

May 12, 2019

APM Terminals Bahrain the exclusive operator of Bahrain s Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) recently marked the Global Safety Day highlighting this year s theme - Safety Differently - Learning from the w... View more

StanChart makes senior appointments for Bahrain

May 12, 2019

Standard Chartered has announced the appointment of Ekram Rajab as the new head of Distribution and Hussain Abdulla Isa as the new head of Client Acquisition for Bahrain. Abdulla Bukhowa chief executi... View more

The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain perfects Mice business

May 9, 2019

Doing business is a pleasure at The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain where intelligently-designed function space attentive conference services professionals and state-of-the-art conference equipment are presented... View more

Emirates to hire cabin crew members in Bahrain

May 7, 2019

Emirates the world s largest international airline is looking for Bahraini candidates to join its multinational cabin crew team. The Dubai-based airline is hosting Cabin Crew Recruitment Open Day on M... View more

Eagle Hills Diyar inks $374m Bahrain project finance deal

May 5, 2019

Eagle Hills Diyar the developer of Bahrain s iconic waterfront project Marassi Al Bahrain said it has signed an agreement with a syndicate of banks from UAE and Bahrain for 374 million to finance the ... View more

The Merchant House, Bahrain clinches top award

May 5, 2019

The Merchant House Bahrain recently scooped the accolade for the Boutique Hotel at the Leaders in Hospitality Awards 2019 by Hotel & Catering News Middle East. The Merchant House Bahrain s first bouti... View more

YBA Kanoo, Axa inks Bahrain Bay tower deal

May 5, 2019

Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA Kanoo) one of the largest independent family-owned group of companies in the Gulf region has signed a deal with Axa one of the largest international insurers in the GC... View more

Tas'heelat opens new used cars showroom in Bahrain

May 2, 2019

Tas heelat Automotive Company a subsidiary of Bahrain Commercial Facilities Company has opened its new used car showroom (Discount Centre) in Bahrain. The new showroom will display all kinds of used c... View more

Bahrain Tourism showcases tradition, culture at ATM

May 2, 2019

In line with its efforts to strengthen Bahrain s position on the tourism industry s regional landscape the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) recently participated in the 26th edition of... View more

Bahrain Steel inks $15bn deal with Anglo American

May 1, 2019

Bahrain Steel has announced that it has signed a 20-year agreement with Anglo American Marketing Limited (Anglo American) for the supply of pellet feed for its pelletising plants located in Hidd regio... View more

Bahrain-origin exports surge 9pc to top $1.5bn in Q1

May 1, 2019

The value of Bahrain s national origin exports increased by nine per cent as it reached BD587 million ( 1.54 billion) during the first quarter (Q1) of the year versus BD538 million for Q1 2018 said th... View more

Bahrain signs $2bn worth of agreements French firms

April 30, 2019

The Bahraini business delegation accompanying His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on his visit to France signed 12 agreements and memoranda of understanding worth 2 billion with French companies... View more

Bahrain downstream forum ends on successful note

April 29, 2019

Business Development Forums & Expo (BDFEX) 2019 the inaugural downstream and local content oil and gas and petrochemical industry forum ended on a successful note with the signing of five MoUs with Sa... View more

Advisor to be named for $2bn Bahrain metro project

April 28, 2019

Bahrain will soon appoint a transaction adviser for its 2 billion metro project reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication citing a senior minister. Once ready the 109-km metro network with e... View more

Bahrain developer Seef Properties elects new board

April 28, 2019

Seef Properties a leading real estate development company in Bahrain said its board of directors has re-appointed both Essa Najibi and Dr Mustafa Al Sayed as the new chairman and vice chairman respect... View more

Bahrain Tourism hosts mega Indian wedding

April 27, 2019

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) played host to a major Indian wedding for the Agarawal and Singh Uppal families of New Delhi from April 23 to 26 at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea ... View more

DGC mulls Bahrain Bourse listing for key entities

April 27, 2019

Dividend Gate Capital (DGC) a leading private equity firm based in Bahrain said it plans to enlist all its underlining entities on Bahrain Investment Market (BIM). An innovative stock market BIM is de... View more

Bahrain Marina focuses on residences

April 25, 2019

Bahrain Marina an iconic development on the eastern coastline of the capital Manama has returned to the Gulf Property Show 2019 for the third consecutive year as its Diamond Sponsor. Bahrain Marina is... View more

BPF unveils latest in insulation at key Bahrain event

April 25, 2019

Bahrain Polystyrene Factory (BPF) a division of leading industrial group J A Zayani in the kingdom has launched the latest product in thermal insulation at the ongoing Gulf Construction Expo. The comp... View more

12m visitors enter Bahrain annually - report

April 24, 2019

The hospitality industry continues to be one of the prime drivers of Bahrain s recent economic growth with over 12 million people visiting the country annually according to the latest research report ... View more

Procurement Middle East opens in Bahrain

April 24, 2019

Procurement Middle East 2019 conference and exhibition with a focus this year on digitalisation opened yesterday (April 23) in Bahrain featuring over 20 high-profile speakers. The three-day event will... View more

Unirol eyes orders at Bahrain expo

April 24, 2019

Universal Rolling (Unirol) Bahrain s high-quality reinforcement steel plant which is leading the Metal and Steel sector at the Gulf Construction Expo currently under way in Bahrain is hoping to win ne... View more

Real estate, construction sectors 'pillars of Bahrain economy'

April 24, 2019

Investments in Bahrain s real estate sector is safe and rewarding and the government will remove all the obstacles facing the development of the sector said Bahrain s Prime Minister His Royal Highness... View more

Bahrain office market ‘continues to see weak demand’

April 23, 2019

Bahrain s commercial office market continues to be dominated by weak occupier demand coupled with oversupply a legacy of the 2001 to 2007 construction boom said global property consultancy Knight Fran... View more

Bahrain Premier opens top three-in-one expo

April 23, 2019

A collection of three leading exhibitions related to the construction interiors and property sectors was opened this morning in Bahrain by HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister o... View more

Bahrain hospital uses new method to treat kidney stones

April 22, 2019

A 50-year-old man suffering from blocked kidneys and renal failure was saved from complicated and high-risk surgery at Bahrain Specialist Hospital. The patient had been diagnosed with two large stones... View more

Jaguar Land Rover Bahrain launches new offer for Ramadan

April 21, 2019

Bahrain-based Euro Motors Jaguar Land Rover has launched a limited-time offer Click and Go system which will be in effect during the Holy Month. The company is now presenting customers with a free Cli... View more

Jarir Bookstore to open branch in Bahrain

April 21, 2019

Jarir Bookstore one the largest retail stores in the GCC announced that it will open its first branch in Bahrain. The new branch will anchor a project now under construction by First Bahrain Real Esta... View more

IHG signs first Staybridge Suites hotel in Bahrain

April 21, 2019

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the signing of Staybridge Suites Manama Al Seef marking the debut of the brand in Bahrain. Expected to open in January 2020 the 128-room extended stay... View more

IHG in deal with Bin Faqeeh for new hotel in Bahrain

April 21, 2019

Hospitality giant InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a partnership deal with Bahrain-based real estate developer Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Investment Company to open the first Staybridge Suit... View more

Bahrain to host SmartSec conference in September

April 21, 2019

A major conference highlighting the most important issues related to cybercrime information security cybersecurity Blockchain technology will be held in September. The second edition of SmartSec confe... View more

China’s Wonder News launches regional HQ in Bahrain

April 21, 2019

Chinese technology group Wonder News has launched its regional headquarters in Bahrain which will offer services to GCC clients in the e-commerce and FinTech sectors. Wonder News will invest 50 millio... View more

Saudi downstream firms set for debut Bahrain event

April 20, 2019

The inaugural Business Development Forum and Expo (BDFEX) for the Downstream Oil & Gas and Petrochemicals industry being held in Manama will attract successful business development and investment hub ... View more

China's Wonder News to set up HQ in Bahrain

April 20, 2019

Chinese technology group WonderNews has announced plans to launch its regional headquarters in Bahrain from where the firm will offer services to GCC clients in the e-commerce andFinTech sectors. Wond... View more

Global speakers for BDFEX Forum in Bahrain

April 18, 2019

International and regional speakers are expected to attend the upcoming Downstream and local Content Oil & Gas Petrochemical Industry in Bahrain organizers of The Business Development Forums & Expo (B... View more

Porsche Centre Bahrain welcomes new Macan

April 17, 2019

The new Porsche Macan has arrived in Bahrain with its distinctive and confident appearance coupled with a perfect balance of emotions and functionality. Following a comprehensive upgrade one of Porsch... View more

Export Bahrain, Gulf Air to offer SMEs discounts on exports

April 16, 2019

Export Bahrain a national development initiative has signed an exclusive partnership with Gulf Air s Falcon Cargo to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Bahrain exporting their goods ... View more

450 join Renault Trucks Xperience Days in Bahrain

April 16, 2019

An international audience of 450 participants from the truck industry recently participated in the Renault Trucks Xperience Days 2019 a unique experience which was split into four key adventures held ... View more

Property Finder buys out Bahrain real estate portal

April 16, 2019

Property Finder a leading real estate portal in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region said it has acquired Bahrain Property World a pioneering property portal in the kingdom. The group had be... View more

GFH Properties backs top Bahrain real estate expo

April 15, 2019

GFH Properties the real estate arm of GFH Financial Group has joined the strong line-up of strategic sponsors at the Gulf Property Show 2019 a dedicated boutique showcase for real estate and property ... View more

Rera 'building strong real estate ecosystem in Bahrain'

April 15, 2019

Bahrain s Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Rera) is encouraging investment in the kingdom s real estate market through its support for the Gulf Property Show a dedicated boutique showcase for the pro... View more

Bahrain economic growth surges 4.6pc in Q4 2018

April 15, 2019

Bahrain s economy recorded a real growth of 4.6 per cent and 6.5 per cent in current prices during the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to the same period of the previous year said the Information & eG... View more

CBRE closes Bahrain Bay tower tenancy deal

April 14, 2019

CBRE the global real estate consulting firm has announced the closing of a key tenancy agreement for 2 000 sq m of space with The Institute of Public Administration (BIPA) at United Tower in Bahrain B... View more

House of Travel launches Best of Bahrain

April 13, 2019

BAHRAIN-headquartered House of Travel (HOT) inaugurated its new incoming division known as Best of Bahrain at the recently concluded ITB Berlin. Best of Bahrain is a destination management company tha... View more

Bahrain focuses on USPs

April 13, 2019

TOURISM occupies an important position in Bahrain s growth strategy and the sector has grown to be one of the fundamental pillars of the national economy. Following a very successful 2018 the Bahrain ... View more

Gulf Air cancels Bahrain-Sudanfl flights

April 11, 2019

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air has announced that it has cancelled its flight to Sudanese capital Khartoum following the military coup and the declaration of state of emergency in the North Afric... View more

Shakespeare & Co. opens in Bahrain

April 11, 2019

Shakespeare & Co. has announced its official opening in Bahrain. The sophisticated restaurant-café hosted an exclusive launch The Tea Party on April 10 where invited guests were treated to an extravag... View more

Airbus provides communications tech at Bahrain F1

April 11, 2019

Airbus provided secure communications technology for the recently concluded formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain. The Bahrain International Circuit Organization used the Kingdom s Tetra network infrastruct... View more

Edamah to buy into Bahrain Car Parks Company

April 10, 2019

Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (Edamah) the property arm of the Kingdom s sovereign wealth fund will be acquiring 36.6 per cent of the shares in the Bahrain Car Parks Company a publicly-listed... View more

Bahrain causeway revamp work 65pc completed

April 10, 2019

The revamping of Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa Causeway which covers 21-km-long section from Mina Salman to Dry Dock area is going as per schedule with nearly 65 per cent of the project already... View more

Bahrain Bay's key leisure projects nearing completion

April 10, 2019

Bahrain Bay s two major leisure projects The Park and The Wharf which will feature sea-front promenades and walkways along with other retail and F&B outlets are in the final stages of development and ... View more

Pace to discuss ‘Building for the Future' at Bahrain expo

April 8, 2019

Pace one of the Middle East s leading multidisciplinary architecture engineering and construction planning consultancies will be promoting standards that will affect real estate sector future growth a... View more

GFH brings Top CEO Conference & Awards to Bahrain

April 8, 2019

GFH Financial Group (GFH) today announced that this year s Top CEO Conference & Awards will be held on April 11 in Bahrain s Al Areen Palace & Spa with the group acting as its country host. With the s... View more

Bahrain rolls out support to 100 Arab start-ups

April 8, 2019

Bahrain rolled out a new programme of support for the 100 Arab start-ups shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution at the recently concluded World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa in ... View more

Asian Paints unveils new brand identity in Bahrain

April 7, 2019

Asian Paints one of the top ten coatings companies in the world has unveiled a new brand identity for its operations in Bahrain. The newly unveiled brand Asian Paints Berger delivers a new positioning... View more

Bahrain hosts social media influencers during Grand Prix

April 4, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) hosted over 45 media representatives and social media influencers during the 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix held from March 28 to April 1. Formula 1 is on... View more

Bahrain revives traditional craft through handicrafts festival

April 4, 2019

Residents and visitors to Bahrain were given a glimpse of the region s rich heritage in art and craft during the fourth edition of the Hurafuna Handicrafts Festival which ran for five days from March ... View more

CBRE Bahrain names property management head

April 3, 2019

CBRE the global real estate consulting firm with a major presence in all the GCC countries as well as Morocco Egypt and Turkey has appointed Ciaran Lynch as the new head of its property management ser... View more

Citi launches new credit cards, mobile app in Bahrain

April 3, 2019

Leading global bank Citi has announced the launch of its next-generation mobile app for credit card customers and two new credit cards - Citi Premier and Citi Rewards - in Bahrain to enhance the banki... View more

Top Bahrain team showcases oil opportunities at US forum

April 3, 2019

A high-level Bahrain delegation is showcasing the vast opportunities awaiting US oil and gas majors in the kingdom s fast-expanding energy sector at the Oil & Gas Forum being held in Houston Texas tod... View more

McLaren plans large brand centre in Bahrain

April 3, 2019

McLaren Automotive the British creator of luxury sportscars and supercars has announced plans for a new brand centre in Bahrain. The McLaren Bahrain Tower is situated by the entrance to the Bahrain In... View more

McLaren announces new brand centre in Bahrain

April 3, 2019

McLaren Automotive the British creator of luxury sportscars and supercars celebrated the 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix with the announcement of the McLaren Bahrain Tower its upcoming brand centre located in... View more

First Bahrain signs up as Gold sponsor for Gulf Property Show

April 2, 2019

First Bahrain Real Estate Development Company the developer of kingdom s premium project El Mercado Village has renewed its support as Gold Category sponsor for the upcoming Gulf Property Show in Mana... View more

Ebrahim K Kanoo launches all-new Toyota Hiace in Bahrain

April 2, 2019

Ebrahim K Kanoo the sole distributor of Toyota vehicles in Bahrain has revealed a new-generation Hiace van and minibus range with advanced safety features powerful new engines increased ride comfort a... View more

Bahrain welcomes its first proptech company

April 2, 2019

Bahrain has welcomed the entry of its first property technology (proptech) company Estater. A real estate technology concept the Estater app offers an intuitive platform for listing sharing finding or... View more

Ferrari F8 Tributo makes regional debut in Bahrain

April 2, 2019

The all-new Ferrari F8 Tributo was unveiled in Bahrain by Euro Motors the sole authorised dealer of Ferrari in the kingdom at an exclusive event held at Hotel Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa. The F8 T... View more

Bahrain airport welcomes inaugural Air India Express Kannur flight

April 1, 2019

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) today welcomed the inaugural flight of Air India Express from Kannur at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) said a report. The flight was greeted by a BAC delegation led ... View more

Bahrain participates in Riyadh Travel Fair

April 1, 2019

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) took part in the 11th edition of the Riyadh Travel Fair which was held between March 28 and 30 at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The delega... View more

Bahrain entities go cashless with TAM Dinar

April 1, 2019

Public and private entities in Bahrain are going gone cashless utilizing the kingdom s first e-money TAM Dinar a product by Payment International Enterprise (PIE) currently used as an alternative to c... View more

Royal Hospital for Women & Children opens in Bahrain

April 1, 2019

Amanat Holdings a leading healthcare and education company said that the Royal Hospital for Women & Children (RHWC) a new specialized healthcare facility has recently opened in Bahrain. Amanat acquire... View more

Hamilton wins Bahrain F1 after Leclerc heartbreak

March 31, 2019

Five times world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday after engine trouble dashed Charles Leclerc s hopes of a first Formula One victory in only his second race fo... View more

Bahrain Steel to double output

March 31, 2019

Bahrain Steel a leading producer of iron ore pellets and a 100-per-cent-owned company of the Bahrain-based Foulath Holding is planning to double its output over the next 10 years. Bahrain Steel operat... View more

Batelco, Ericsson set to launch 5G services in Bahrain

March 30, 2019

Bahrain s leading telecom services operator Batelco said it has signed up global technology major Ericsson to commercially deploy 5G network to help enhance the digital lives of people enterprises and... View more

Bahrain art show sales hit new high

March 28, 2019

The just-concluded 2019 edition of ArtBAB Bahrain s premier international art platform recorded a rise in sales overall ringing in BD257 700 ( 683 639). Of this Bahraini artists recorded sales of BD15... View more

Five entrepreneurs win Bahrain edition of Pitch@Palace

March 28, 2019

Five entrepreneurs were named winners of the finale of the 2nd Bahrain edition of the Pitch@Palace competition a global initiative to promote the entrepreneurial culture held yesterday March 27) at Fo... View more

IHG to open first Staybridge Suites hotel in Bahrain

March 26, 2019

Hospitality giant InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a partnership deal with Bahrain-based real estate developer Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Investment Company to open the first Staybridge Suit... View more

Bahrain-origin exports surge 5pc to top $465m

March 26, 2019

The value of Bahrain s national origin exports increased by five per cent as it reached BD177 million ( 465 million) during February versus BD169 million for the same month of the previous year said t... View more

Bahrain participates in Oman handicrafts exhibition

March 25, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) participated in the second International Handicrafts Exhibition which was held under the patronage of the Minister of Information of Oman Dr Abdul ... View more

Bahrain International Airport expansion work on track

March 25, 2019

Work on Bahrain International Airport s Expansion Project is well on track with the baggage handling system already installed successfully thus representing a crucial phase in the construction operati... View more

Jet Airways cancels flights to Bahrain

March 21, 2019

Indian carrier Jet Airways has announced a further cancellation of flights with Bahrain being the latest international destination to be dropped from its network media reports said. The cash-strapped ... View more

Bahrain Bourse, Tamkeen support growth businesses

March 20, 2019

Bahrain Bourse and Tamkeen have partnered to expand the scope of Tamkeen s Business Development Program to include support of growth businesses interested in listing on the Bahrain Investment Market (... View more

Batelco, Cisco sponsor top ICT summit in Bahrain

March 20, 2019

Batelco a leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain and Cisco a worldwide leader in IT and networking have partnered to be the Platinum sponsors of the ongoing Meet ICT conference in the kingdom. ... View more

Al Baraka-Bahrain to cease ops at key branch

March 19, 2019

Al Baraka Islamic Bank (Al Baraka Bahrain) said that its Diplomatic Area branch will no longer be operating with effect from April 18 in line with its strategy to expand its presence in the digital ba... View more

Exceptional pearls to go on show in Bahrain

March 19, 2019

Bahrain a kingdom known historically for pearls will host one of the largest pearl exhibitions later this month (March). Leading auction house Christie s and Bahrain s Institute for Pearls and Gemston... View more

Bahrain airport to test new terminal's operational readiness

March 19, 2019

Bahrain International Airport (BIA) has entered into its key phase of development with the launch of the National Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) familiarisation programme to test its... View more

Bahrain 'keen to upgrade oil industry'

March 19, 2019

Bahrain spares no effort in upgrading its oil industry and bringing it up to date with the latest technologies and maximise returns for the benefit of the national economy Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah A... View more

Bahrain Food Festival 2019 draws over 220,000 visitors

March 18, 2019

Bahrain s popular Food Festival wrapped up its fourth edition last weekend welcoming more than 220 000 visitors since it opened to the public on February 28. The Food Festival which ran until March 16... View more

Jaguar Bahrain sponsors event as part of Bahrain GP celebrations

March 18, 2019

Jaguar Bahrain sponsored a networking event hosted by the British Embassy and Bahrain British Business Forum at the British Embassy premises in Manama. The corporate event which brought together membe... View more

BAB to celebrate centenary of Bahrain banking sector

March 18, 2019

The Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) will hold the 100th anniversary of the banking sector in the kingdom on September 11. The celebration under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Pr... View more

Bahrain gears up for month-long Thai Festival

March 17, 2019

A month-long Thai gastronomic extravaganza is coming to Bahrain bringing together a host of renowned restaurants that will take diners on a journey to the heart of Thailand. On March 26 Bahrain and Gu... View more

KFH-Bahrain enables remote bank account opening

March 17, 2019

Kuwait Finance House Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain) a leading Islamic bank in the kingdom has updates its mobile app KFH Jazeel Banking enabling resident GCC nationals in GCC countries to open saving accounts ... View more

Bahrain-Moscow flight makes emergency landing

March 15, 2019

A commercial aircraft belonging to Russia s Ural Airlines en route from Bahrain to Moscow recently made an emergency landing in Baku due to suspicions of an explosive device on board a media report sa... View more

Alba receives German Ambassador to Bahrain

March 13, 2019

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) the Bahrain-based aluminium smelter today (March 13) welcomed the German Ambassador Kai Boekmannon to Bahrain and showcased an overview of Alba s operations and safety initiat... View more

Four Seasons Bahrain Bay to host pre-F1 parties

March 13, 2019

This March Formula One roars into Bahrain with the return of the Bahrain Grand Prix. To celebrate Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay has arranged two high-octane pre-race parties that offer the perfect wa... View more

Jaguar to unveil all-electric SUV at Bahrain Grand Prix

March 13, 2019

Jaguar Bahrain is set to unveil its first-ever all-electric performance SUV the Jaguar I-PACE during the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend which will take place from March 28 to 31. In collaboration with the... View more

Bahrain food fest draws over 150,000 visitors in first week

March 12, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) has announced that the Bahrain Food Festival has attracted more than 150 000 visitors since it opened to the public on February 28. The fourth editi... View more

Bahrain-based Le Beck launches new office in Malaysia

March 12, 2019

Le Beck International a leading specialist security and risk management consultancy company with offices in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia has announced the formal registration and opening of its new region... View more

Bahrain PM urges speedy handover of 500 new homes

March 12, 2019

Bahrain s Prime Minister HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has ordered the speedy handover of 500 ready-to-move-in residential units to its beneficiaries under the East Hidd Hous... View more

Bahrain sets up Sustainable Energy Centre

March 11, 2019

Bahrain has established the Sustainable Energy Centre (SEC) through a Royal Decree by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. The SEC will be affiliated to the Cabinet and supervised by the Ministe... View more

Bahrain keen to further develop oil sector: Premier

March 11, 2019

Bahrain is keen to further develop its oil industry and also encourage new investment in it His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has asserted. Bahrain boasts a long h... View more

Viva Bahrain, Etisalat sign SmartHub partnership

March 10, 2019

Viva Bahrain and Etisalat have signed a partnership to utilise Etisalat s state-of-the-art SmartHub to establish global connectivity that will further expand Viva s reach globally. Mohammed Al Khushai... View more

Canada's ArtVenture to join Bahrain conference

March 8, 2019

Canadian company ArtVenture a first-of-its-kind analytics platform that helps art collectors investors and art market professionals make well-informed decisions when buying art will take part in the U... View more

Bahrain Tourism's representative offices attract 140,000 tourists

March 7, 2019

In 2018 Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority s representative offices attracted close to 140 000 visitors to the kingdom who contributed BD35 million ( 92.2 million) to the national economy throu... View more

Bahrain vows quality housing for low-income groups

March 6, 2019

Bahrain s Crown Prince Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa has directed the Housing Ministry to reconsider the new-look Mazaya Programme and... View more

Export Bahrain opens new opportunities for local firms

March 6, 2019

Export Bahrain a national development initiative has opened up opportunities for Bahraini private sector enterprises looking to export their products and expand into international markets a top offici... View more

Diyar Al Muharraq sponsors Unbound Bahrain

March 6, 2019

Diyar Al Muharraq a leading urban developer in Bahrain has announced its participation as a Silver Sponsor of Unbound Bahrain 2019 a global innovation festival that marks the Kingdom s commitment to a... View more

Bahrain to host emergency medicine conference

March 5, 2019

Bahrain will host a key conference to highlight the major medical advances and technologies in emergency medicine in October this year. His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al K... View more

Bahrain real estate 'facing tough overseas competition'

March 4, 2019

Bahrain s real estate sector will be facing strong competition from overseas developers at the Gulf Property Show a boutique showcase for the real estate and property development sectors in the Northe... View more

Bahrain Tourism hosts delegation from Russia

March 4, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) in collaboration with leading international travel and tourism company Coral Travel and its representative office in Russia recently hosted a Russi... View more

Bahrain EDB launches crowdfunding platform

March 4, 2019

The Economic Development Board of Bahrain (EDB) and fintech leader Beehive have launch of Beehive a debt-based crowdfunding platform in Bahrain which will open up new funding avenues for SMEs and help... View more

Manara starts Investment Gateway – Bahrain Phase Two work

March 3, 2019

Manara Developments a leading real estate development company said it has started work on Phase Two of Investment Gateway Bahrain the largest light industrial project available for freehold ownership ... View more

Work starts on hitech Bahrain Air Traffic Control centre

March 3, 2019

Work is currently under way on the new air traffic control centre building located within the Bahrain International Airport (BIA) premises. A state-of-the-art hub it boasts a 676-sq-m main hall featur... View more

Four Seasons Bahrain Bay launches new plant-based menu

March 3, 2019

Health-conscious residents and visitors in Manama have a new reason to celebrate with the launch of a clean green and delicious plant-based menu at Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay. Developed in partner... View more

Fourth edition of Bahrain Food Festival kicks off

March 3, 2019

Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) launched the fourth edition of Bahrain Food Festival at The Park in The Avenues on February 28. Held under the patronage of the Minister of Industry Comm... View more

Zain Bahrain sponsors Unbound Innovation Festival

March 3, 2019

Zain Bahrain a leading telecoms operator in the Kingdom has been announced as the Gold Sponsor and Official Telecom Partner of Unbound Innovation Festival 2019. This marks the second year of Zain Bahr... View more

Bahrain TRA sets June 2 deadline for SIM-card registration

March 2, 2019

Bahrain s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in its effort to enable subscribers who have not registered their prepaid SIM-cards has extended the deadline by three more months to June 2. TR... View more

Viva Bahrain signs 5G service deal with Huawei

March 1, 2019

Viva Bahrain a leading telecom provider in the Kingdom has signed a nationwide 5G service launch agreement with Huawei a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices. Signed at the ... View more

Bahrain makes a big splash

March 1, 2019

This summer Bahrain will debut the world s largest underwater theme park covering an area of 100 000 sq m. A project by Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) the kingdom s Supreme Council for... View more

Rotana remains committed to Bahrain

March 1, 2019

As part of efforts aimed at supporting Bahrain s evolution as a leading global travel destination leading hotel management company Rotana has bolstered its collaboration with Bahrain Tourism and Exhib... View more

Gulf Hotel Bahrain celebrates 50 years

March 1, 2019

Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa celebrated its 50th anniversary this year on January 16 under the patronage of Zayed Bin Rashid Al Zayani the Minister of Industry Commerce and Tourism. The chairma... View more

Bahrain TRA extends SIM card registration deadline

February 28, 2019

Bahrain s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has extended the deadline to register prepaid SIM-cards by three months a statement said. The new deadline is June 2 2019. TRA further clarified... View more

Bahrain Tourism celebrates Arab Tourism Day

February 26, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) marked the occasion of Arab Tourism Day with a special celebration at Vatel Hospitality and Tourism Business School in Al Jasrah on February 25. He... View more

Solidarity Bahrain 2018 net profit surges to $6m

February 26, 2019

Solidarity Bahrain a top insurance firm has announced a net profit of BD2.3 million ( 6.05 million) for 2018 against a net profit of BD96 000 for the corresponding previous period representing 2 302 p... View more

Bahrain hospital wins NHRA accreditation

February 26, 2019

Middle East Medical Hospital the largest private hospital in Bahrain has received the platinum accreditation by the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA). The NHRA Accreditation Certificate was ... View more