In addition to her mother, Princess Beatrice of York was also in Bahrain during the official visit of the Duke of York to the Middle East. The princess was accompanied by Count Edoardo "Edo" Mapelli Mozzi. Beatrice and Edoardo met in September 2018. He is the son of Count Alessandro "Alex" Mapelli Mozzi and Nicola D. Burrows, who are divorced.
Princess Beatrice and Count Edoardo were first publicly photographed when they attended the 2019 Portrait Gala at the National Portrait Gallery on 12 March 2019 in London.