Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 09 November 2017: Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has recently participated in World Travel Market (WTM), the world's largest travel trade show, alongside Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority and a number of Bahraini travel and tourism industry representatives. At WTM, Gulf Air presented an award recognising Skylord Travel in the category of Best Growth in Sales for delivering highest growth in leisure sales with a growth of 53% year on year in 2016.
The award was represented by the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism and Chairman of Gulf Air’s Board of Directors H.E. Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani, Gulf Air’s Senior Manager Sales, Mr. Ahmed Al Matrook and the airline’s UK Country Manager Mr Rashid AlGaoud. Bahrain’s national carrier has a long history with WTM and has been a key exhibitor for many years. The exhibition is an annual global event attended by key international players and professionals of the travel industry and provides a unique opportunity for global travel trade industry members to meet, network, negotiate, and conduct business. The airline’s attendance at the event is in line with its longstanding mission and continuous efforts to promote the Kingdom of Bahrain to an international audience as a tourist and business destination.
Gulf Air operates a double daily service to London Heathrow Airport offering passengers a choice of morning and evening flights. Serving 42 cities in 25 countries and boasting one of the largest regional networks with multiple daily flights to ten cities across the Middle East, Gulf Air is well-positioned to facilitate two-way movement between Europe, Asia and several key destinations in the Middle East and North Africa, from its hub at Bahrain International Airport. Gulf Air tickets can be purchased via the airline’s official website gulfair.com, its 24-hour Worldwide Contact Centre on (+973) 17373737 in Bahrain, or any Gulf Air sales offices and approved travel agencies.