Category: Travel & Hospitality

Opinion: What are the barriers to growth in the halal industry

| 22/09/2018 | Reply
Opinion: What are the barriers to growth in the halal industry

Halal food is the largest and most diverse sector within the Islamic economy. Its expansion has resulted in the emergence of numerous halal startups. This short video shows some of the areas involved in the Halal Industry.

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Indonesia: Govt to complete roadmap for shari’a economy later this year

| 22/09/2018 | Reply
Indonesia: Govt to complete roadmap for shari’a economy later this year

The roadmap will focus on the comprehensive development of the halal domestic industry.

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Saudi Arabia starts high-speed train services between Makkah and Madinah

| 18/09/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia starts high-speed train services between Makkah and Madinah

The 450km line will link the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah via Jeddah and the King Abdullah Economic City of Rabigh.

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Philippines: DOST-supported Halal center building set to open

| 03/09/2018 | Reply
Philippines: DOST-supported Halal center building set to open

If you were a food manufacturer, you would be crazy to not put your mind and wallet in the consistently ballooning trade of halal foods across the world.

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Singapore: ITB Asia to launch Muslim Travel Hub and Pavilion

| 13/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: ITB Asia to launch Muslim Travel Hub and Pavilion

ITB Asia is set to focus on the US$180 billion Muslim travel market this year as it partners with key experts, CrescentRating and Halal Trip for the 3rd edition of the Halal in Travel summit.

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Japan’s First Halal Hotel Opens Near Mount Fuji

| 01/06/2018 | Reply
Japan’s First Halal Hotel Opens Near Mount Fuji

The Japanese government’s push to woo foreign visitors to the country has largely been led by the Japan Tourism Agency and other entities working at the national level.

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USA: I Heart Halal™ announces first-ever Halal Lifestyle Festival in America

| 29/03/2018 | Reply
USA: I Heart Halal™ announces first-ever Halal Lifestyle Festival in America

I Heart Halal will feature three full days of sights, sounds and events appealing to people who want to experience the Halal lifestyle, at Navy Pier, Chicago.

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Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS) 2018 – Leading the Global Halal Trade

| 15/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS) 2018 – Leading the Global Halal Trade

The world’s largest halal trade show returns for its highly-anticipated 15th edition from 4th to 7th April 2018 at Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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UK: London Muslim Lifestyle Show 2018

| 01/03/2018 | Reply
UK: London Muslim Lifestyle Show 2018

Foodies, fashionistas, little ones, big kids, makeup lovers, ambitious, shopaholics, there’s SO much to SEE, DO, EAT, SHOP and MORE at this year’s LMLS at Olympia London, 21st-22nd April 2018.

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Saudi Arabia: Tourism boost for Madinah, hub of Islamic and historical sites

| 08/02/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Tourism boost for Madinah, hub of Islamic and historical sites

Madinah was the capital of Islamic culture in 2013 and the capital of Islamic tourism in 2017, and it witnessed tremendous progress in the tourism sector.

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Bangladesh: PM seeks joint efforts with OIC to tap tourism opportunities

| 07/02/2018 | Reply
Bangladesh: PM seeks joint efforts with OIC to tap tourism opportunities

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said tourism is one of the areas where Islamic countries can work together to explore greater opportunities and potentials.

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Opinion: Global Halal food sector set to boom as market grows

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Global Halal food sector set to boom as market grows

Established players are expanding at home and abroad through franchising and multinationals have also made major investments in Muslim-majority markets.

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UAE leads key sectors in global Islamic economy

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
UAE leads key sectors in global Islamic economy

The Global Islamic Economy Indicator for this year evaluated the health of the Islamic economy ecosystem across more than 73 countries, based on equally weighted key metric categories.

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Opinion: Islamic economy on growth path as consumer demand rises

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic economy on growth path as consumer demand rises

The Islamic economy is on a robust growth trajectory worldwide, according to the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2017-2018.

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Indonesia Announces 3 New Halal Tourism Packages At The Moscow Halal Expo

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Indonesia Announces 3 New Halal Tourism Packages At The Moscow Halal Expo

The team, headed by Mr. Riyanto Sofyan, will also discuss cross-promotion opportunities between Russian and Indonesian travel companies.

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Cape Town first-ever Halal Conference leads to $6 million worth of business deals

| 16/11/2017 | Reply
Cape Town first-ever Halal Conference leads to $6 million worth of business deals

This will assist in the long-term vision of establishing Cape Town as the Halal Hub for Africa that will include opportunities for trade, tourism and investment in the Western Cape.

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Azerbaijan can increase number of halal hotels

| 04/11/2017 | Reply
Azerbaijan can increase number of halal hotels

Tourism tends to become one of the main sectors of the Azerbaijani economy, and that can be seen from the huge flow of tourists visiting the country this year.

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USA: Halal a growing presence in NY Capital Region food scene

| 02/11/2017 | Reply
USA: Halal a growing presence in NY Capital Region food scene

Within the last two years many restaurants and stores in the Capital Region of New York state around the capital city Albany have changed hands into halal-certified eateries and purveyors.

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UK: Canadian entrepreneurs exhibit at Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Canadian entrepreneurs exhibit at Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017

One from Toronto was selling ‘Halal Socks’, and the other from Montreal was selling Hajj rucksacks with a difference.

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UK: 5 Amazing Halal Restaurants In London

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
UK: 5 Amazing Halal Restaurants In London

There are many choices available from fine-dining restaurants serving Halal food, to informal cafes and diners serving varied international and local Halal cuisines.

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