The Arabian Travel Market is being held at the Dubai World Trade Center in Dubai under the theme “Working towards Net Zero Emissions”, in the presence of global travel industry leaders, decision makers and industry experts around the world.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways of cooperation to encourage inter-tourism, with a focus on the possibility of launching joint program packages that offer tourists unique experiences, in addition to joint tourism marketing and promotion.
They also discussed cooperation to attract more Indian weddings to Bahrain, in light of the great success achieved by the Kingdom in revitalizing the “wedding tourism” sector.
The two ministers discussed joint tourism promotion to highlight tourist destinations in both countries, specifically the coastal state of Goa and its tourism potential.
They agreed to continue joint efforts to revitalize the sector and enhance its contribution to the national economy of the two countries, within the framework of their keenness to strengthen partnerships.
Al-Serafi highlighted Bahrain’s initiatives to develop the sector, by exploring new natural destinations and opening horizons for investors, especially in opportunities to develop seaside areas, business trips and holidays, and the conference and exhibition industry.
She also briefed her Indian counterpart on the most prominent features of the tourism strategy 2022-2026 for the coming period, and highlighted the efforts of the Ministry and the Bahrain Tourism Directorate to build on the good performance achieved in recent years.