Saturday, December 7, 2019

Bahrain Food Festival Attracts More Than 150,000 Visitors in its First Week

The fourth edition of Bahrain Food Festival continues to attract record numbers of visitors achieving an unprecedented level of success. In the first week alone, more than 150,000 people visited the festival which was launched on Thursday, February 28 2019, which is expected to attract even greater numbers in the upcoming period.

On this occasion, the Chief Executive Officer of BTEA, H.E. Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa revealed, “Bahrain Food Festival presents an ideal platform that enables local restaurant owners to showcase their innovative cuisine and obtain a greater level of exposure to a wider audience, especially to visitors from neighboring countries.”

“The festival contributes in positioning Bahrain as the tourist destination of choice for food lovers, and also supports various other food related sectors, thereby fueling the development and growth of local enterprises which contributes to the local economy as a whole,” he added.

Hosting the Bahrain Food Festival comes in line with the strategic vision of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA), which seeks to enrich the tourism sector by organizing a variety of tourism initiatives which work towards enhancing Bahrain’s position as a regional destination in the culinary world.

Since its launch in 2016, Bahrain food festival has continued to attract food enthusiasts from the both the Kingdom and the neighboring GCC countries, in light of the sheer variety of the fun-filled activities and entertainment suitable for the entire family, including: world class live demonstrations by internationally acclaimed chefs, live musical performances by various bands, and a variety of games, to name a few.

In this year’s fourth edition, a total of 108 participants took part all related to the food industry, ranging from restaurants and cafes, to nutrition and culinary equipment; 81 of which are local along with 73 up-and-coming outlets. The festival offered visitors an assortment of cuisines such as Middle Eastern, Western, Asian, Indian, Organic, and Healthy.

The strategic partners of the 4th edition of Bahrain Food Festival 2019 include Batelco and Al Osra; the others partners include Awal Gas, Gulf Finance House (GFH), Bahrain Bay, The Avenues Bahrain, House of Uniforms and IKEA.

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