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Bahrain: 38% increase in tourist arrivals

According to the latest figures, Bahrain registered a 38 percent increase in visitor arrivals in the second quarter of this year compared to the first quarter. This indicates that the recovery rate of the tourism sector has reached 82pc compared to the pre-pandemic period, especially in Q2 2019.

Bahrain recorded a 38 per cent increase in visitor arrivals in the second quarter of this year compared to the first quarter, according to latest statistics.

Tourism Minister Fatima Al Sarafi said the latest data released by the Tourism Statistics Survey at the Information and e-Government Authority (iGA) confirms that Bahrain’s tourism sector is on the right track to make a full recovery post pandemic.

The number of tourists visiting Bahrain in the second quarter (April to June) of 2022 has increased by 38 percent compared to the first quarter,” the ministry said in a statement yesterday.

The tourism recovery rate reached 82 pc compared to the pre-pandemic period, especially the second quarter of 2019."

The tourism ministry said that the country’s hospitality and hotel sector witnessed a growth of 422 per cent in business, while the total tourism revenue during the same period also grew by 562 per cent as compared to the same period last year.

Tourism Minister Fatima Al Sarafi said the latest data released by the Tourism Statistics Survey at the Information and e-Government Authority (iGA) confirms that Bahrain’s tourism sector is on the right track to make a full recovery post pandemic.

The hospitality and hotel sector recorded 2,973,000 nights of tourism during the second quarter of this year as compared to 569,000 nights of tourism in the second quarter of 2021, an increase of 422pc."

Total tourism revenue during the same period was BD330.4 million, an increase of 562pc compared to the same period last year, when total tourism revenue was BD49.9m.”

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