New firm to manage airport hotel in Bahrain

The airport hotel is an important element of the new terminal


MANAMA: Gulf Air Group Holding (GFG) and Gulf Hotels Group (GHG) have joined hands to form the Bahrain Airport Hotel Company (BAHC), which will manage and operate the upcoming Bahrain Airport Hotel at Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) new passenger terminal building.

Transportation and Telecommunications Minister and GFG chairman Kamal Ahmed welcomed the partnership, which is in line with GFG’s strategy to bring private investment into the aviation sector and the group’s overall development plan to support Vision 2030.

The minister also noted the ability of Bahraini companies to compete with the best international institutions.

“The airport hotel is an important element of the new terminal, especially for transit passengers. It enhances the airport’s potential, especially in light of the significant growth in transit passenger traffic. The project contractor has made significant advancements in the construction of the hotel.

“We are proud to reach this agreement with Gulf Hotels Group, which is one of the leaders in the kingdom’s hospitality sector. With its expertise and professionalism, we are confident it will support our efforts to enhance the facilities for travelers at the new terminal,” he added.

GHG chairman Farouk Almoayyed said, “We are delighted to be involved in this important national project and look forward to combining the extensive expertise of our two institutions to provide high-quality services that ensure all guests enjoy a comfortable and effortless travel experience. With an authentic Bahraini character and intimate atmosphere, the new Bahrain Airport Hotel is sure to be one of the warmest and most welcoming transit hotels in the region.”

Bahrain Airport Hotel will offer passengers a variety of accommodation types and facilities, including 17 family rooms, 24 standard rooms, and 17 compact rooms.

There will also be separate gyms for men and women and various other services.

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