Tourism was recognized as a factor of economic diversification in the Arabian Gulf, and a much needed sector for sustainable economic growth in the future. Using time series econometrics techniques the study examines the long run relationship between international tourism and economic growth in Bahrain by … Bahrain is the main banking hub in the Gulf region, in addition to being a center of Islamic finance. Invest in Bahrain’s growing economy & business infrastructure. A rising tide of investments and solid increases in arrivals are supporting high levels of growth in Bahrain’s tourism industry, with projections that expansion will be sustained to the end of the decade and beyond.

Other industries in Bahrain include aluminum smelting, iron pelletization, fertilizer production, Islamic and offshore banking, insurance, ship repairing, and tourism.

The country is home to one of the oldest airlines in the Gulf region, Gulf Air which began operations as Gulf Aviation Company in 1950.

While putting Bahrain in the wider context of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, this paper provides the very first overview of prospects and challenges for tourism growth in the kingdom.

Meanwhile, the GDN has secured a letter sent to Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority chief executive Nader Almoayyed in which hoteliers have listed their pleas for help. 76 for the year 2015, issued by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain.

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