Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, recently organized a familiarization trip in collaboration with Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts Bahrain, promoting Bahrain to key Turkish travel agencies.
During the three-day visit the participating agents experienced the comforts of flying with Gulf Air, residing at one of the Kingdom’s five star hotels and enjoying some of Bahrain’s most notable touristic sights and sounds.
Meeting with Gulf Air Chief Commercial Officer Mr. Ahmed Janahi and Gulf Air Director Sales & Marketing Mr. Yahya Buali during their visit to the airline’s headquarters, topics of discussion included the importance of travel agents’ role and function, the partnership between them and Gulf Air to promote the Kingdom’s tourism capabilities and raise awareness of all that Bahrain and its national carrier have to offer.
Gulf Air is a major international carrier serving 41 cities in 24 countries (with the scheduled addition of Colombo flights in January 2017), spanning three continents. The airline operates one of the largest networks in the Middle East, with double daily flights or more to 10 regional cities, in addition to select destinations in the Indian Subcontinent and Europe, from its hub at Bahrain International Airport. The airline currently operates 5 weekly flights between Istanbul and Bahrain and flights can be booked online at gulfair.com, by calling the airline’s 24 hour Worldwide Contact Centre on (+973) 17373737, or through any local Gulf Air Office and approved travel agencies.