H.E. Shaikh Khaled Bin Humood Alkhalifa
Chief Executive Officer
Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority
In 2016, Shaikh Khaled was appointed by a royal decree as the Chief Executive Officer of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority, a newly established governmental body that aims to enhance the Kingdom tourism sector in accordance with the 2030 economic vision.
The efforts exerted by him has today placed the Kingdom Of Bahrain on the world tourism map with the launch of international representative offices that include France, UK, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Russia, and India. Under his administration the tourism sector’s contribution to the non-oil GDP 3.5% in 2015 to 6.5% in 2018.
Shaikh Khaled received a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and Information Technology from Bentley University in Massachusetts, USA and hold a Master degree in Real Estate Management from Northumbria University in the United Kingdom.