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Gulf Air starts Bahrain tourist visa service

Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, has introduced a ‘Bahrain tourist visa service exclusively for passengers flying across its global network. Travelers with return Gulf Air tickets can now apply for a visa to Bahrain online via: visa.gulfair.com or by visiting their local Gulf Air sales office.  To read more click here

Amazon Web Services to set up in Bahrain

AWS will be setting up it’s first Middle East Cloud technology data centre here in Bahrain and is expected to be operational by early 2019.    Bahrain was chosen by AWS as the right location after it decided to digitise all government and ministry operations through cloud services under a new strategy called Cloud First.  To […]

Bahrain Launches Largest FinTech Hub in the MENA Region

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) and FinTech Consortium (FTC) have launched Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB), the largest dedicated FinTech hub in the Middle East and Africa.   Bahrain will be added to FTC’s global network of locations alongside New York and Singapore, and will be focused on assisting in the development of Fintech firms in the country.  […]