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Bahrain to welcome US$10bn in accommodation investment by 2020

The island kingdom of Bahrain has declared that it is set to get 15 new inns and beachfront resorts by 2020.

The advancement will have an aggregate speculation of over $10 billion and will put Bahrain solidly on the guide as an attractive and aggressive occasion goal.

Bahrain’s energizing fresh debuts incorporate incredibly famous lodging brands, for example, One&Only, Wyndham, Fairmont, Vida, The Address, Ibis and Pullman, each set to make their entrance throughout the following three years.

They will wind up in great organization as they join the goal’s other huge names, for example, the Ritz-Carlton, Four Seasons and Sofitel.

The new lodgings will make important augmentations to Bahrain’s current arrangement of more than 190 inns and resorts.

This includes 18 fantastic five-star hotels, 48 four-star hotels, 35 three-star hotels, 81 serviced apartments and 11 resorts.

These hotels currently offer a capacity of more than 16,500 rooms for visitors to the Gulf’s only island nation.

Commenting on the developments in Bahrain’s tourism and hospitality sectors, Khalid Al Rumaihi, chief executive at EDB, said: “These future investments in the hospitality sector will bring several new international hotel chains to the kingdom and raise the profile of existing ones.

“They are expected to increase hotel capacity in the country by around 4,000 hotel rooms, by 2020, as well as fill the gaps in the market, especially in the mid-market and luxury sector”.

He added: “These new developments will both help to meet rising demand and attract new visitors to the Kingdom. Bahrain showed strong growth in tourist numbers in 2016, witnessing a six per cent increase in the number of tourist arrivals, receiving 12.2 million.”

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