The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) announced that the Bahrain Food Festival has attracted more than 80,000 visitors since it opened to the public on February 22nd. The third edition of the festival, which will run until the 10th of March 2018, serves as a platform for participating Bahraini businesses to showcase their concepts.
More than 70 outlets are participating in this years’ festival including local businesses and concepts related to the food industry such as restaurants, cafes, nutrition, culinary equipment and much more. In addition, the Bahrain Food Festival offers visitors varied cuisines including Middle Eastern, Western, Asian, Indian, Organic, and Healthy.
“We are delighted to see so many promising local ventures in the food sector. The festival provides an ideal platform for local talents to showcase their concepts. BTEA will continue to provide the necessary support for the development of such projects in Bahrain, further strengthening the Kingdom’s position among other countries in the region,” said the Chief Executive Officer of BTEA, H.E. Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa.
“We are pleased to have witnessed such great turnout at the Bahrain Food Festival since its launch last month, and we look forward to welcoming more visitors from inside and outside the Kingdom in the coming days,” he added.
The Bahrain Food Festival also offers its visitors of all ages the opportunity to enjoy family entertainment including live cooking shows, musical shows and other fun activities.
Hosting this event comes as part of BTEA’s long-term strategy to further develop the Kingdom’s tourism sector on a regional and international level under the slogan ‘Ours.Yours.’, which contributes towards the Kingdom’s economy and the Economic Vision 2030.