Bahrain to create tourism watchdog

15 August 2010

Bahrain's culture ministry is preparing a law to set up a tourism authority in the kingdom, as part of plans by the supreme committee of tourism to regulate the sector, Gulf Daily News has reported. The watchdog will be in charge of the tourism sector, operating as an independent entity under the ministry. The 10-member authority will comprise three members representing hotels and travel and tourism agencies and the remaining will represent government bodies.

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