Manama, Sept. 26 (BNA): Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) has announced that it will offer free activities for tourists, nationals and residents on the occasion of World Tourism Day 2022.
The initiative includes tours in Souq Al Manama, boat trips, horse riding, rock climbing, crafts workshops and a number of water sports activities.
The objective of this initiative is to showcase Bahrain’s tourism offerings and to encourage local tourism by inviting locals to try experiences they haven't had before in Bahrain.
BTEA has collaborated with private sector tourism establishments to offer these activities, shedding light on the diversity of thing that can be enjoyed in Bahrain that caters to many interests ranging from sports and adventure to arts and culture.
BTEA has also launched free leisure tours of tourist areas and commercial complexes like Manama Souq, The Avenues Mall, City Centre Bahrain, Seef Mall and Bahrain Fort for tourists and visitors on private buses, starting September 27.
BTEA partnered with hotels and other tourist attractions that wished to participate in the initiative by giving their visitors and tourists free recreational bus tickets and alerting them of the bus departure locations and schedule.
BTEA will provide tour guides to accompany passengers on the tour buses and provide information about tourist locations. These buses will be in service from 10 am to 10 pm.
This activity fits into the Authority's keenness to offer a diverse and integrated package of entertainment options for tourists and visitors.