DPM opens Conrad Bahrain Financial Harbour

Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, the Deputy Prime Minister, opened Conrad Bahrain Financial Harbour, coinciding with the occasion of the Silver Jubilee of His Majesty’s Accession.

Conrad Bahrain Financial Harbour is one of a series of hotels to be opened in Bahrain this year.

The opening was attended by ministers; Capital Governor; Abdullah Al Suwaidi, Sayacorp Chairman; Fawaz Al Jowder, Sayacorp CEO and officials.

Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah said that the interest of investors from the private sector in the hotel industry and attracting well-known international brands to operate hotels in Bahrain signifies the prosperity and development of the tourism industry, supported by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa with the follow up by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.

The Deputy Prime Minister emphasised that maintaining the kingdom’s reputation as one of the world’s popular tourist destinations required maintaining a sophisticated and advanced tourism infrastructure that appeals to a broad spectrum of clientele, including families.

Shaikh Khalid noted that in addition the direct economic impact of hotels, the tourism sector contributes to the activity of other sectors such as transportation, retail, entertainment and small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as creating job opportunities for citizens.

In this context, Shaikh Khalid commended the role of the Vatel Hotel and Tourism School in Bahrain, which provides specialised national manpower in the tourism sector.

Shaikh Khalid congratulated the chairman and members of the board of directors of Sayacorp on the opening of the company’s first hotel in Bahrain, wishing them further success and prosperity.

Fatima bint Jaffar Al Sairafi, Minister of Tourism, commended the Deputy Prime Minister’s support for the development of tourism infrastructure through the Ministerial Committee for Development and Infrastructure Projects.

The minister said that Bahrain’s investment environment and strategic location attract investors from all over the world, particularly international hotel chains and prestigious hospitality institutions, who seek to establish their projects here.

The minister said that the opening of the Conrad Bahrain Financial Harbour Hotel and other new hotels will support the kingdom’s efforts to further develop the tourism infrastructure, and also align with the objectives of the Tourism Strategy 2022-2026 to diversify the tourism product.


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