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Free city tour launched for Gulf Air transit passengers

Jul 06th 2023
Free city tour launched for Gulf Air transit passengers

Transit passengers traveling through Bahrain International Airport (BIA) are able to experience the Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage first-hand while waiting for their connecting flights, Gulf Air, Bahrain Airport Company, and Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority jointly announced. From 5th of July, passengers with layover ranging from five to 24 hours can avail of a free city tour, taking in Bahrain’s landmarks and historical hotspots. The service is being offered jointly by Gulf Air, BAC, Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority, with transportation provided by Kanoo Travel.

Gulf Air Group Holding Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Goh added: “The Kingdom of Bahrain is not only an increasingly attractive destination for business and leisure travelers, but also a strategic gateway between East and West. Scores of visitors’ transit through BIA daily, with many not getting a chance to see the country beyond the confines of the airport. We hope the introduction of this new service will enhance the passenger experience, give visitors a better understanding of all the remarkable attractions Bahrain has to offer”.

The three-hour tours are offered twice daily from 9am-12pm and 7-10pm. Advanced booking is required. To register or find out more about the offer, visit the Hello Bahrain Free City Tour pages, via the Gulf Air, BIA, and Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority websites. Terms and conditions apply.