Experts and those interested in the field of tourism confirmed that the Kingdom of Bahrain possesses the basic infrastructure that can be exploited for the development of domestic tourism, and considered that the Kingdom is ideal for this type of tourism and needs to develop a future vision for the development of this vital sector, considering that the investment of the sea, islands and resources is the key to a strong future for this field.
In exclusive statements to Bahrain News Agency (BNA), the experts emphasized that the Corona pandemic represented an appropriate opportunity to pay attention to the tourism wealth that the nation abounds in and innovate in it, and to invest in this sector, as it plays a pivotal role in advancing economic development through its contribution to diversifying sources of income and reducing dependence. On oil revenues.
till then; Engineer Nader Khalil Al-Moayyed, CEO of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority, confirmed that the remarkable recovery in the Kingdom's levels of domestic tourism, in light of the current circumstances of the Coronavirus (Covid-19), reflects the strength of the infrastructure of tourism facilities and projects in the Kingdom, adding that the boom in infrastructure The tourism infrastructure comes as a result of the developmental and urban renaissance it is witnessing under the prosperous era of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the beloved monarch of the country, may God preserve and protect him, and a translation of the efforts of the government headed by His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the distinguished Prime Minister, may God preserve him, And the continuous follow-up of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, may God protect him.
Al-Moayad pointed out that the current conditions that the country and the whole world are going through as a result of the Corona pandemic represented an appropriate opportunity for citizens and residents to pay attention to the tourism wealth that the country abounds, which was and still is an important destination for Gulf and foreign tourists from various countries of the world, noting that the tourism sector has become a pivotal role. In advancing economic development through its contribution to diversifying sources of income and reducing dependence on oil revenues, pointing to what the Kingdom’s tourism sector is witnessing in terms of innovating new tourist means, investing its natural resources in an optimal way, and harnessing modern technology for tourism promotion and the development of sea destinations surrounding the Kingdom.