Sixth Lulu hypermarket opens in Bahrain

Middle east retail major Lulu Group opened its 6th hypermarket in New Zinj's Galleria Mall. Located next to the Al Ahli Sports Club and adjacent to the US Embassy, the new hypermarket will serve residents of Salmaniya and Zinj and offers easy access to Tubli and Isa Town residents as well.

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Shop Bahrain festival will feature a 600 square metres outdoor ice rink

During the nationwide shopping festival 'Shop Bahrain Festival', taking place from December 24 to January 23, Bahrain will feature the largest outdoor ice-skating rink in the Gulf. The ice-skating rink is called Viva Shop and Skate and measures 20 metres x 30 metres. It is one of the highlights of the festival.


The festival aims to stimulate the national economy and attract tourists from neighbouring Gulf countries. Last year, over 2,000 retailers took part in the festival with BD18 million worth of shopping during the six-week festival reported, alongside a surge in tourists from across the Gulf region.


The ice rink is being set up by telecom operator Viva next to Al A'ali Shopping Complex. Special activities are also being lined up for the new year weekend as part of the festival.


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Bahrain's Cineco signs major corporate deal with Coca-Cola

Bahrain Cinema Company, also known as Cineco, announced the signing of a major corporate deal with The Coca-Cola Bottling Company. The market leaders in the entertainment industry in the Kingdom of Bahrain will offer the full range of Coca-Cola products to moviegoers in all of their cinema locations.

First IMAX theatre in Bahrain by Novo Cinemas

As part of its flagship location in the Gulf state Novo Cinemas has opened Bahrain's first IMAX theatre. Not only local residents, but also Saudis might be attracted to visit as they often use the bridge to cross into Bahrain for entertainment.

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