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14626 25 May 2022

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority Partners with Wego to Boost Tourism in the Country

Bahrain plans to attract over 14.1 million tourists by 2026

Dubai, UAE, 25 May 2022: Wego, the largest online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BETA) launch a campaign to drive tourism to the country.

Bahrain saw signs of recovery in the second half of 2021, which was impacted by the opening of King Fahad causeway. Wego and BTEA are working closely to attract more travelers to the country in line with the Governments strategy for 2026 which aims to bring over 14.1 million tourists.

The campaign will shed light on the things to do in the country for all types of travelers including solos, couples, and families as well as the key destinations to explore. It will be promoted on all Wegos marketing channels and aims to convert searches to bookings.

Mamoun Hmedan, Chief Commercial Officer and Managing Director, MENA and India, Wego, commented: We continue to partner with tourism boards to promote tourism recovery and attract more travelers to the destinations in the new norm in 2022. Were proud to collaborate with Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority. This partnership further strengthens our commitment to our customers to offer them the best destinations to visit.

Dr. Nasser Qaedi, the CEO of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority, said: The launch of our partnership with Wego reinstates our drive to increase international footfall into the Kingdom and it comes at the right time as the island is filled with fantastic events and activities for tourists to enjoy.

About Wego

Wego provides award-winning travel search websites and top-ranked mobile apps for travelers living in the Asia Pacific and the Middle East regions. Wego harnesses powerful yet simple to use technology that automates the process of searching and comparing results from hundreds of airlines, hotels and online travel agency websites.

Wego presents an unbiased comparison of all travel products and prices offered in the marketplace by merchants, both local and global, and enables shoppers to quickly find the best deal and place to book whether it is from an airline or hotel directly or with a third-party aggregator website.

Wego was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Dubai and Singapore with regional operations in Bangalore، Jakarta and Cairo.