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From Russia, Bahrain attracted over 10,000 tourists

May 17, 2019 / Travel and Tour World

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) has succeeded in luring over 10,000 Russian tourists via charter program operated by the leading travel and tourism company of the world; Coral Travel. This was part of the BTEA’s initiations to draw tourists from new markets to the Kingdom of Bahrain, as the first charter flight was introduced by Coral Travel from Moscow to the Kingdom at the end of October 2018, with two weekly flights on an average.To quote H.E. Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa, CEO of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority, “Through the cooperation efforts between Coral Travel and BTEA, the total number of Russian tourists has reached to 10,075 over the past six months alone. The tourists’ occupancy rate is currently at 9 nights, resulting in an increase in the hotel occupancy rate in the Kingdom of Bahrain; and the total number of tourist nights has reached to 34,578 nights, with the total expenditure of tourists arriving within the progra...