Bahrain and Italy have signed an agreement that hopes to increase tourism flows between the two countries.
The agreement, which was signed by Industry Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Alzayani and Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism (MiBAC) Undersecretary of State Lorenza Bonaccorsi, will also involve promoting food, agricultural, and tourism products.
It will also see the two share the latest developments related to tourism legislation, collection of data and statistics and the protection of natural heritage.
Alzayani said, “We are proud to establish this partnership and look forward to stimulating bilateral tourism between Bahrain and Italy and benefiting from this opportunity to achieve the common goals and aspirations on all levels.”
The news comes after Gulf Air announced it would be launching direct flights to Milan in Italy in July this year.
There will be daily flights between the two countries and they will operate all year round.