Published on : Tuesday, January 9, 2018
From January 11th till February 10th of this year, the fourth edition of Bahrain Shopping Festival will take place in the Kingdom. Known as ‘shop Bahrain’, this announcement was made by Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority at a press conference in Kuwait where different stakeholders from public and private sectors were present.
This year’s festival is expected to attract maximum participants after its previous version’s success. To quote Yousef Al-Khan at a press conference, Director of Tourism and Marketing Promotion at Bahrain Tourism , ‘’this year the number of participating shopping malls increased up to 21, hotels increased to 27 and restaurants up to 44. ‘Shop Bahrain’ will include an impressive line-up of events and activities for the entire family to enjoy, including a unique shopping experience that will offer visitors the opportunity to win valuable prizes in raffle draws held during the 30-day event.’’
The festival will take place in collaboration with partners associated with public and private sectors like Tamkeen, Gulf Air and Viva Bahrain. To quote Khan, ‘’the festival is in line with the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority’s long-term strategy ‘Ours.
Yours’ that aims to attract visitors from neighboring GCC countries and around the world, as well as promoting the kingdom as an ideal and accessible family destination, which contributes towards the national economy.”