The U.S. Embassy in Bahrain, along with its many commercial partners, celebrated “Discover America Week” October 17-24, 2015. During the week, U.S.-affiliated companies highlighted the diversity of America’s commercial presence through promotions, discounts and events celebrating American food, leisure, shopping, sports, tourism and more. Events included the Ritz-Carlton’s annual Aquathlon race, where Ambassador Roebuck, along with a team of U.S. Embassy personnel, participated in the 1km swim and 5km run race. Ambassador Roebuck also hosted a reception at his residence, sponsored by United Airlines, and participated in a bike ride organized by Endura Sports Center through Bahrain’s historic Zallaq neighborhood. And on October 19, Al Hawaj held a reception at its City Center store to highlight promotions on U.S. products across all its Bahrain stores.