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Good readiness to receive Gulf visitors in general and the Saudis in particular, after the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced its intention to open the King Fahd Bridge, stressing that the resorts and tourist facilities are ready to receive them with taking precautionary measures

Tourism experts called on the competent authorities to be well prepared to receive Gulf visitors in general and the Saudis in particular, after the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced its intention to open the King Fahd Bridge, stressing that the resorts and tourist facilities are ready to receive them with taking precautionary measures.

They called on the government to listen to their views and arrangements regarding the preparations and conditions that were provided in order to receive customers again in a manner that does not affect the health of citizens and residents.

They assured Al-Watan of their confidence in the measures taken by the government to preserve public safety, but they made clear that it was time to open the way for the sector to play its role, calling for gradually opening restaurants to be prepared to receive visitors.

"The hotel sector was affected by the closure of the King Fahd Bridge more than the slow pace of Bahrain International Airport, attributing this to the fact that those who operate hotels are those who visit Bahrain through the bridge," said Suad Mubarak, head of the Hotel and Catering Association, Souad Mubarak.

She added, "We were worried about hotel workers, but the news came about the intention of opening the bridge promising for workers in the hotel sector."

And she added: "We must take the necessary precautions and precautions ... We trust the procedures of the state, but we hope that there are attractions that make Bahrain a destination for the Gulf ... without opening cinemas, restaurants and places of worship, they will not come."

She added, "The means of tourist attraction in Bahrain must be promoted and reassure the tourist with the health measures taken by the Kingdom, in order to stimulate domestic tourism and have a financial return to ensure the continuation of Bahraini workers working in this sector."

As the businessman Akram Meknes said: "All tourist shops and resorts are ready to receive Gulf tourists operationally, whenever the government decides to gradually reopen tourism activities."

He added: "We have rearranged the priorities, but in return we hope to open the support places gradually within the health requirements, by leaving two meters between the chair and the other."

He continued, "Most tourist ports operate on the same equipment, the most important of which is to leave spaces between visitors while adhering to wearing masks and using sterilizers."

He explained that "Gulf visitors must be prepared while maintaining the conditions to encourage them to enter Bahrain ... If restaurants and places of worship continue to be closed, they will not visit Bahrain," calling on the government to listen to our views and arrangements in this regard in order to receive customers in a manner that does not affect the health of citizens and residents.

For his part, Head of the Commercial Markets Committee at the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry Abdul-Hakim Al-Shammari said: "Our commercial markets depend on Gulf visitors in general and the Saudis in particular, so it is necessary to provide them with attractions."

He added: "I called for the restaurants to be opened gradually according to the requirements in place in the barber shops, so that there will be a maximum number of restaurants to operate with a social divergence inside the store, continuous sterilization and a thorough examination of the workers in these establishments."

He added, “The matter is also for cinemas, with their opening provided that the occupancy rate does not exceed 30% while maintaining social divergence, as is the case in public transportation and hospitals. Other countries