Bahrain slashes hotel rates by 20% to boost domestic tourism

Four and five-star hotels agree promotional campaign to offer cheaper rates to Bahraini citizens and residents
Bahrain slashes hotel rates by 20% to boost domestic tourism
By Staff writer
Mon 21 Jul 2014 01:08 PM

Four and five-star hotels across Bahrain have agreed to a promotional programme being driven by the Ministry of Culture which will see them slash prices by 20 percent for citizens and residents throughout the rest of the year.

Part of efforts to boost the domestic tourism sector, the promotional price reductions at 11 five-star and 18 four-star hotels, will be effective during week days, apart from during special events such as the Gulf Air F1 Grand Prix, national days and eids, Hotelier Middle East reported.

Assistant undersecretary for tourism, Sheikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa, also indicated that similar promotions will be offered to GCC nationals and residents, according to the state-run Bahrain News Agency.

"The initiative aims at revitalising internal tourism and attracting Bahraini and resident families to tourism facilities," he said.

The five-star hotels involved in the promotional activity are: The Ritz Carlton Bahrain Hotel and Spa, The Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea and Spa, Al Areen Palace and Spa, The InterContinental Regency, The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence and Spa, The Sheraton Bahrain Hotel, Crowne Plaza, Ramee Grand Hotel and Spa, The Golden Tulip Bahrain, The Domain Bahrain and the Gulf Hotel.

The four-star hotels which have also signed the agreement are: Elite Crystal, Elite Grande, Elite Resort and Spa, Seef Suites Bahrain, Baisan International, Days Hotel, Diva Hotel, Hani Royal Hotel, The Juffair Grand Hotel, Monroe Hotel Bahrain, The Olive Hotel, Phoenicia Tower Hotel, Ramee California Hotel, Ramee International , Ramee Palace, Samada Hoora Hotel & Suites, The K Hotel and Royal Phoenicia Hotel Bahrain.

Fraser Suites Seef Bahrain, The Dragon Hotel And Resort, Sea Loft Resort Bahrain, Windsor Tower Hotel Bahrain and Ramee Suites 4 Bahrain have also joined the promotional offer.

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