The Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority, H.E. Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa, applauded the success of the fifth edition of the Bahrain International Airshow, which was held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, expressing his sincere congratulations to the Personal Representative of HM the King and Chairman of the Supreme Organizing Committee, His Highness Shaikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, on the success of hosting the Bahrain International Airshow, which witnessed a remarkable success and unprecedented public presence.
“The Bahrain International Airshow is a great opportunity to showcase the Kingdom as a tourist destination capable of hosting the world’s largest event,” said the CEO of BTEA, H.E. Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa.
H.E. Shaikh Khalid further reiterated the importance of such international events and exhibitions in driving an increased number of tourists to Bahrain and bolstering its competitive position. He added: “Bahrain International Airshow has increased the occupancy rate by 20% in four and five-star hotels. The Kingdom has witnessed an economic surge in tourism facilities such as malls, restaurants and local cafés during the event.”
H.E. Shaikh Khaled bin Humood Al Khalifa emphasized that the success and growth of Bahrain International Airshow over the years, which is held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, positions the Kingdom as a prime destination for Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE).