Manama, July 5 (BNA): Transit passengers traveling through Bahrain International Airport (BIA) can experience the kingdom’s rich culture and heritage firsthand while waiting for their connecting flights, Gulf Air, Bahrain Airport Company and Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) jointly.
From July 5, travelers with layovers ranging from five to 24 hours can take advantage of a free city tour, enjoying Bahrain’s landmarks and important historical sites.
The service is jointly provided by Gulf Air, BAC and BTEA, with transportation provided by Kanoo Travel.
Dr. Nasser Qaidi, CEO of the Bahrain Tourism Authority, confirmed the complete readiness of a specialized team within the authority to activate this service in cooperation with all partners. Their goal is to ensure that patrons have an experience that exceeds their expectations, and to provide them with a distinct tourism experience.
According to Dr. Qaedi, passengers passing through Bahrain Airport during their transit will be able to access a comprehensive tourism program tailored to the duration of their layover.
This program aims to optimize their time and leave lasting positive impressions on Bahrain’s tourism sector. They include a wide range of offerings, including entertainment options, heritage sites, and major tourist attractions.
In addition, a reliable and safe tourist transportation service will be provided during these tours to encourage them to visit Bahrain again and explore the fun experiences it offers, which represents an important and innovative addition to the development of tourism services in Bahrain.
“The Kingdom of Bahrain is not only an increasingly attractive destination for business and leisure travellers, but also a strategic gateway between East and West. Dozens of visitors pass through Bahrain International Airport daily, with many not getting a chance to see the country beyond the airport’s borders. We hope that the introduction of this service will This new facility aims to enhance the passenger experience, giving visitors a better understanding of all the wonderful attractions that Bahrain has to offer.”
The three-hour tours are offered twice daily from 9am-12pm and 7-10pm. Advance reservation is required.
To register or learn more about the offer, visit the Hello Bahrain Free City Tour pages across the Gulf Air, BIA and Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority websites. Terms and conditions apply.
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