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Bahrain has a new tourism strategy as of 2016, together with a new tourism identity, to build greater awareness of the country as a travel destination. The strategy aims to see tourism revenue increase to $1bn annually by 2020, up from around $700m in 2015. This would almost double the contribution of the sector to GDP from about 3.6% in 2015...

 

With its long history as a trading centre, its wildlife and its ancient forts and mosques, Bahrain has strong appeal to draw in visitors from near and far. Made up of more than 30 islands, the archipelago is easy access for people living in the Gulf region – making it a prime destination for short stays – and visitors are able to check in to...

 

Thousands of Bahraini citizens are set to move into new properties in 2017 as the government makes good on its pledge to provide 25,000 new homes by the end of 2018. The houses and flats have been funded through the Ministry of Housing (MoH), the Gulf Development Fund and through public-private partnership (PPPs) agreements. The homes are...

 

How would you describe the growth prospects of Bahrain’s real estate market in 2016?

 

The kingdom is set to see a number of residential, retail and hospitality properties launched in 2017 as the country’s real estate sector pushes ahead with new developments. The macroeconomic issues affecting the country and its GCC neighbours, as governments in the region trim expenditure in response to the global slump in oil prices, do not...