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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

Bahrain steel group Unirol set for Gulf Construction

February 25, 2019

Universal Rolling (Unirol) Bahrain s high-quality reinforcement Steel Plant will be leading the Metal and Steel sector at the upcoming Gulf Construction Expo the Northern Gulf s showcase for the build... View more

Bahrain cbank issues rules on crypto-assets

February 25, 2019

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has issued the final rules on a range of activities relevant to crypto-assets including licensing governance capital control environment and risk management. Crypto-a... View more

Nokia to launch new smartphones in Bahrain

February 25, 2019

HMD Global the home of Nokia phones has announced four new Android smartphones including the world s first smartphone with a unique five camera array the Nokia 9 PureView for the Bahrain market. With ... View more

Bahrain Islamic 2018 net profit tops $30m

February 25, 2019

Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) has reported a net profit of BD11.4 million ( 30.1million) for the year ended December 31 2018 compared to BD10.1 million net profit in the last year; an increase of 12.2 p... View more

Bahrain showcases tourism credentials at Kuwait travel expo

February 24, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) successfully wrapped up its participation in the Kuwait Entertainment and Tourism Exhibition which was held between February 20 and 22 in Kuwait. Ot... View more

Acwa consortium wins 100MW Bahrain solar plant contract

February 24, 2019

A consortium comprising Saudi-based Acwa Japanese contractor Mitsui & Company and Bahrain industrial conglomerate AlMoayyed has won a major contract for the construction and operation of a 100 MW inde... View more

StartUp Bahrain Week to hold entrepreneurial forums

February 18, 2019

The upcoming StartUp Bahrain Week a series of events for entrepreneurs and investors will feature premier startup forums organised by the Economic Development Board (EDB) and strategic partner Tamkeen... View more

Bahrain Islamic Bank appoints key official

February 18, 2019

Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) a leading provider of Shari a compliant financial solutions in Bahrain has appointed Mohamed Mattar as the new money laundering reporting officer (MLRO) within the bank s C... View more

Bahrain Tourism participates in major wedding expo

February 17, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) successfully wrapped up its participation in the International Weddings Exhibition which took place between February 10 and 13 in Riyadh. The BTEA s... View more

Taiger to conduct executive training on AI in Bahrain

February 17, 2019

Bahrain FinTech Bay has announced that its Venture Acceleration Platform partner Taiger will conduct executive training on AI and automation at RegFact next week. The executive training course will ta... View more

Bahrain Tourism launches new office in Kuwait

February 16, 2019

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has announced the official opening of its new representative office in Kuwait in line with its efforts to attract tourists from across the world to... View more

Bahrain Alba accelerates Line 6 project ramp-up

February 16, 2019

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) soon to be the largest aluminium smelter in the world said its flagship Line 6 Expansion Project was progressing as per schedule with the successful testing of 40 pots which a... View more

Bahrain launches consultancy tenders for $2bn metro

February 14, 2019

Bahrain s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications has announced the launch of tenders for the appointment of a transaction advisor and consultancy services firm for Phase One of its ambitiou... View more

Bahrain gears up to host fourth edition of ArtBAB

February 13, 2019

The fourth edition of ArtBAB 2019 (Art Bahrain Across Borders) the Middle East s youngest and most promising art fair will take place from March 6 to 10 2019 at the Bahrain Exhibitions & Convention Ce... View more

Amadeus launches new distributor in Bahrain

February 13, 2019

Amadeus has announced that it will be repositioning its offerings in Bahrain by transitioning its local customers to a new distributor entity under the name of Amadeus Bahrain. The new company will be... View more

Bahrain TRA clarifies regulation on messaging services

February 10, 2019

Bahrain s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) said that messaging termination services on individual Mobile Networks Operators (MNOs) should no longer be susceptible to ex-ante regulation wh... View more

Capital Club Bahrain to host key Fintech series

February 10, 2019

Capital Club Bahrain is set to join hands with Andra Public relations & Corporate Communications to launch its Fintech series which will feature leading corporates and startups from the kingdom and th... View more

Bahrain vows to focus on cost control

February 10, 2019

Bahrain government will focus on stringent cost controls to balance its budget Bahrain s Minister of Finance and National Economy told Bloomberg Television in an interview. Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa A... View more

Bahrain equity firm boosts SME investor confidence

February 9, 2019

Bahrain-based private equity investment company Dividend Gate Capital (DGC) is succeeding to deliver their vision to promote the development of Bahrain s SME business community by increasing the inves... View more

Bahrain real estate expo kicks off at City Centre

February 7, 2019

The second edition of Bahrain Real Estate Investment Expo 2019 (#BREIX19) kicked off today (February 7) at Bahrain City Centre featuring major properties of several development companies in the kingdo... View more

Bahrain to host 2019 season opener of Ferrari Challenge Europe

February 7, 2019

Bahrain International Circuit is gearing up to host the first round of the 2019 season of Ferrari Challenge Europe the most admired one-make car race series globally. The event will take place from Fe... View more

German group Armacell opens $11m plant in Bahrain

February 7, 2019

Germany-based Armacell a global leader in flexible foam for the equipment insulation market and a leading provider of engineered foams has officially launched its 11 000-sq-m manufacturing facility in... View more

Bahrain to introduce flashing green signals

February 7, 2019

Bahrain is planning to introduce the flashing green signals at some of the country s major intersections as part of its efforts to boost the safety of motorists and prevent accidents said a BNA report... View more

Bahrain plans to set up flashing green signals

February 7, 2019

Bahrain is planning to introduce the flashing green signals at some of the country s major intersections as part of its efforts to boost the safety of motorists and prevent accidents said a BNA report... View more

Armacell launches new manufacturing facility in Bahrain

February 7, 2019

Germany-based Armacell a global leader in flexible foam for the equipment insulation market and a leading provider of engineered foams has officially opened its new manufacturing facility in Bahrain. ... View more

Bahrain among best places to work for expats: survey

February 7, 2019

Bahrain is among the best destinations for expat careers this year according to a survey conducted by HSBC Expat. Bahrain is placed second just behind Germany in the Expat Explorer survey which combed... View more

Sophia robot to attend Bahrain for FinTech forum

February 6, 2019

The world s most famous robot Sophia will be visiting Bahrain to attend the third Middle East and Africa FinTech Forum which will be held on February 21 under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahr... View more

Bahrain Marina signs up for Gulf Property Show

February 5, 2019

Bahrain Marina the iconic development in the heart of capital Manama has signed up as the Diamond Sponsor for the Gulf Property Show 2019 the boutique showcase for the real estate and property develop... View more

Turkish insulation firm ThermoBor to open office in Bahrain

February 4, 2019

Turkey-based ThermoBor a company specialising in production of thermal insulation materials recently met with senior Bahraini officials to discuss the company s plans to open a regional office in Bahr... View more

Turkish insulation firm to open Bahrain base

February 4, 2019

Turkey-based ThermoBor a company specialising in production of thermal insulation materials recently met with senior Bahraini officials to discuss the company s plans to open a regional office in Bahr... View more

Bahrain, Aramco to study plans to boost oil output

February 4, 2019

Bahrain and Saudi Aramco have agreed to set up a team to conduct a feasibility study on boosting oil output benefiting from the carbon dioxide produced by Saudi Aramco. The decision came following a m... View more

The Merchant House Bahrain opens doors to guests

February 3, 2019

Campbell Gray Hotels makes its debut in the GCC with the opening of its boutique hotel The Merchant House in Bahrain. The property is the first boutique hotel in Bahrain to be awarded a five-star rati... View more

Bahrain and UK record $1.30bn in bilateral trade

February 3, 2019

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Mexican cinema chain opens first theatre in Bahrain

January 31, 2019

Cinépolis the fourth largest cinema exhibitor in the world has announced its official entry into the GCC s movie theatre sector with the opening of its first location in Bahrain. The biggest cinema ch... View more

Export Bahrain to support local firms enter new markets

January 30, 2019

Export Bahrain a national development initiative will be the go to destination for the kingdom s businesses looking to enter global markets and it will offer tools to take them to the next level said ... View more

Bahrain starts distribution of 487 homes in East Hidd

January 29, 2019

Bahraini Housing Ministry officials have begun the distribution of 487 housing units to the beneficiaries under the East Hidd Town project said a report. The move comes following the order issued by H... View more

Bahrain developer breaks ground on Marassi Galleria

January 28, 2019

Eagle Hills Diyar the pioneers behind the iconic Marassi Al Bahrain development has broken ground on its Marassi Galleria a 200 000-sq-m shopping and entertainment destination which offers a range of ... View more

Bids sought for Bahrain hospital car park facility

January 28, 2019

Bahrain Real Estate Investment (Edamah) has invited bids from qualified contractors for the construction and maintenance of the multi-storey carpark at the Salmaniya Medical Complex. The scope of work... View more

Bahrain utility group Al Dur closes $1.3bn refinancing deal

January 27, 2019

Al Dur Power & Water Company the largest power generation and water desalination firm in Bahrain has announced the successful closure of a 1.3 billion refinancing facility provided by a syndicate of 2... View more

Fly high with Gravity during Shop Bahrain

January 27, 2019

Gravity Indoor Skydiving in Bahrain has announced its participation in the fifth edition of Shop Bahrain the largest event in the kingdom as a prize partner. As part of the collaboration a booth has b... View more

Labiba forms Bahrain JV for AI solutions

January 24, 2019

Dubai-based Labiba for Artificial Intelligence has partnered with Bahrain Fintech Bay a major financial technology hub in the Middle East and Africa for the formation of Labiba Bahrain. The joint vent... View more

Bahrain to build new bridge to link social housing project

January 22, 2019

A new bridge is being planned to connect a social housing development on a man-made island in Bahrain with mainland Muharraq reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. For further details vi... View more

Bahrain top business destination in GCC: EDB

January 22, 2019

Minimal operating costs a beneficial tax structure and a welcoming culture have made Bahrain the most cost-effective destination for business in the GCC said a report. The above factors converge to cr... View more

Bahrain jet fuel farm complex on track for Q3 launch

January 22, 2019

Work on a new fuel farm complex being developed by BAC Jet Fuel Company (BJFCO) - a joint venture between Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) and National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) - is progressing at a ... View more

JLanka to invest $10m in Bahrain renewable energy sector

January 21, 2019

Sri Lanka-based JLanka International a premier solar and renewable energy technology solutions provider has announced an investment of up to 10 million within the coming five years in Bahrain s renewa... View more

Bahrain Autumn Fair opens on Jan 23

January 21, 2019

The Autumn Fair Bahrain s largest consumer exhibition will open this week featuring over 650 exhibitors from 17 countries. The 30th edition of the Autumn Fair organised by UBM AEM will be officially i... View more

Bahrain gears up for real estate investment expo

January 20, 2019

Preparations are underway for the successful launch of the second edition of Bahrain Real Estate Investment Expo 2019 (#BREIX19) in Bahrain City Centre next month following the success of the pilot ex... View more

Gulf Air backs fifth edition of ‘Shop Bahrain’

January 20, 2019

Bahrain flag carrier Gulf Air has once again announced its support for the fifth edition of Shop Bahrain the nationwide shopping festival which runs till February 2. As a strategic partner of Shop Bah... View more

Experts to discuss RegTech innovation at Bahrain event

January 19, 2019

Bahrain FinTech Bay is set to organise its second biggest conference RegFact an event dedicated exclusively to the regulation and compliance ecosystem targeted at regulators senior executives responsi... View more

Bahrain iGA wins ISO certification for quality

January 18, 2019

Bahrain s Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) said it has been granted the ISO Certificate 9001:2015 for Quality Management by Bureau Veritas for the implementation of all rules and required sta... View more

Reclamation work starts on $248m Bahrain link bridge

January 17, 2019

Bahraini authorities have started the reclamation work on the new BD94-million ( 248.2 million) bridge linking Muharraq and Manama reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. For further deta... View more

New season of Jaguar Experience Bahrain kicks-off

January 17, 2019

Euro Motors Jaguar Land Rover has announced the start of the new Jaguar Experience season at the Bahrain International Circuit Sakhir which runs in tandem with the BIC Open Track Night Open Track and ... View more

Zain Bahrain expands partnership with Gulf Hotels Group

January 17, 2019

Zain Bahrain a leading telecommunications provider in the kingdom has announced the expansion of its long-term partnership agreement with the Gulf Hotels Group (GHG) to provide its newest property the... View more

Bahrain seeks to attract more tourists

January 16, 2019

Bahrain is looking to boost visitor numbers to the kingdom by launching direct flights to new destinations and also attracting international airlines to the kingdom. The means to increase cooperation ... View more

ABC Bahrain sets record; generates 5m business referrals in 2018

January 15, 2019

The Arabian Business Community (ABC) a leading Bahrain-based business portal has generated a record 5 million business referrals to companies in 2018. The ABC which has 14 databases covering the entir... View more

Injaz Bahrain and KPMG sign MoU

January 14, 2019

Injaz Bahrain and KPMG in Bahrain have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which aims to create a better future for the Bahraini youth. The MoU was signed by Her Highness Shaikha Hessa Bint Kha... View more

Bahrain signs new oil exploration deal with Eni

January 14, 2019

Bahrain s National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) and Italy s Eni have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on pursuing petroleum exploration of Block 1 in the northern territorial water of Bahrai... View more

Bahrain discusses tourism ties with Morocco

January 13, 2019

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

University of Bahrain to issue digital diplomas

January 13, 2019

The University of Bahrain (UOB) it will become one of the first universities globally to issue digital diplomas anchored to the blockchain using the Blockcerts open standard in partnership with Learni... View more

Bahrain invites tenders for 100MW solar power plant

January 12, 2019

Bahrain has invited tender bids for a 100MW solar power plant to be established in the kingdom reported state news agency Wam citing the utility minister. We have already received tenders for the larg... View more

Agility opens new logistics hub in Bahrain

January 10, 2019

Leading global logistics provider Agility has opened a 28 000-sq-m facility in Bahrain to expand its warehousing freight transport and specialty capabilities and serve as a regional logistics and dist... View more

Shop Bahrain offers fun-filled in-mall activities

January 10, 2019

Visitors and residents in Bahrain are in for a treat this month as malls across the kingdom have lined up exciting activities entertainments discounts and prizes as part of the fifth edition of Shop B... View more

Bahrain wins $36.4m UK loan for wastewater project

January 10, 2019

Bahrain s Ministry of Works Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning has secured a 28.6 million ( 36.4 million) loan from UK Export Finance (UKEF) for the work on a major water treatment plant being ... View more

Bahrain plans new VAT refund scheme for tourists

January 9, 2019

Bahrain s National Bureau for Taxation (NBT) is reviewing the final details of a scheme which will allow visitors to claim refunds on a portion of VAT paid on taxable goods and services purchased duri... View more

Bahrain EDB draws $830m investments in 2018

January 8, 2019

Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) an investment promotion agency with overall responsibility for attracting investment into the kingdom attracted 92 companies and investments worth BD314 millio... View more

Tourism sector's share in Bahrain GDP set to grow

January 7, 2019

The tourism sector s share in Bahrain s economy is expected to grow to 8.3pc in 2022 from 6.5 per cent last year said Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) CEO Shaikh Khaled bin Hamoud Al K... View more

Bitex gears up for 2019 edition in Bahrain

January 6, 2019

Bahrain International Technology Exhibition (Bitex) the kingdom s largest ICT event is set to welcome all visitors during March offering an opportunity to network raise awareness and promote Bahrain s... View more

Bahrain traditional market to get major facelift

January 3, 2019

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has embarked upon a major project to revitalise the iconic traditional market in capital Manama. Under this scheme a major facelift has been approved f... View more

Bahrain to host 10 more weddings

January 2, 2019

Bahrain will be hosting 10 more lavish weddings in the coming months with thousands of visitors from different parts of India set to arrive between January and March said a report in Gulf Daily News (... View more

Economou moves to Bahrain

January 1, 2019

InterContinental Regency Bahrain has appointed Philipp John Economou as the new area general manager. Economou brings more than 23 years of hospitality experience and his first Middle East assignment ... View more

Bahrain, Egypt explore tourism cooperation

December 31, 2018

Bahrain and Egypt officials discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation and strengthening the ties between the two countries especially in the tourism sector. Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Autho... View more

Armani Exchange launches first winter styling contest in Bahrain

December 30, 2018

A|X Armani Exchange Bahrain recently launched its first winter styling competition at the Bahrain City Centre. The contest was launched with lifestyle influencers from the island competing with each o... View more

Gulf Air showcases new aircraft, route to Bahrain media

December 30, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain recently arranged a trip for the Bahraini press to experience its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on a flight to one of its newest destinations Casablanca Mor... View more

KFH-Bahrain offers Durrat Marina homes in new promotion

December 30, 2018

Kuwait Finance House Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain) is offering six luxury apartments at Durrat Marina a major mixed-use development in the kingdom as part of its new Libshara Savings Investment Account Campai... View more

KFH-Bahrain offers big prizes in new account

December 30, 2018

Kuwait Finance House Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain) has launched its new Libshara Savings Investment Account Campaign starting January 2019 where over a period of 12 months more than 900 winners will stand a c... View more

APM Terminals Bahrain wins top labour safety award

December 30, 2018

APM Terminals Bahrain has been recognized with the Ministry of Labour Safety Excell