Category: Travel & Hospitality

Opinion: What halal travel means to people

| 02/09/2015 | Reply
Opinion: What halal travel means to people

Will customers book a room at your “Shariah-compliant” hotel or would they prefer a “Muslim-friendly” hotel? Will they search for a “halal holiday” or an “Islamic holiday”?

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First halal travel glossary launched

| 13/08/2015 | Reply
First halal travel glossary launched

Singapore-based Crescentrating, a global authority on Halal travel, has released the world’s first glossary with a wealth of terminology used in the Halal travel market.

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‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

| 10/08/2015 | Reply
‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

The indicator is a composite index that presents the current outlook of the Islamic economy sectors across 70 countries.

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Trip on Halal is a travel guide for Muslim foodies

| 06/08/2015 | Reply
Trip on Halal is a travel guide for Muslim foodies

Trip on Halal is not just an Indonesian company, the product takes a pan-Asia approach, with listings in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, and Japan.

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Turkey Launches First “Halal Cruise”

| 06/08/2015 | Reply
Turkey Launches First “Halal Cruise”

Catering to the growing global halal market, Turkey will launch its first Muslims-friendly cruise on the Aegean Sea next month for religiously observant travelers in the country.

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Iran hosts over 5 million tourists in past 5 months

| 03/08/2015 | Reply
Iran hosts over 5 million tourists in past 5 months

UNESCO has declared 16 world heritage sites in Iran, which was historically referred to as Persia in the west until the 20th century.

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Nominations invited for World Halal Travel Awards

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
Nominations invited for World Halal Travel Awards

The World Halal Travel Awards is inviting nominations from industry professionals for its inaugural event in Abu Dhabi, UAE, this October.

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UAE: The World Halal Travel Summit & Exhibition, Abu Dhabi

| 15/07/2015 | Reply
UAE: The World Halal Travel Summit & Exhibition, Abu Dhabi

Palestine, Thailand, Indonesia and Sri Lanka are the latest countries to commit to The World Halal Travel Summit & Exhibition.

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Thailand Launches Muslim-friendly Tourist App

| 01/07/2015 | Reply
Thailand Launches Muslim-friendly Tourist App

Thailand has launched a smartphone app to attract Muslim visitors, the industry has been steadily recovering since a 2014 coup.

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Singapore to launch Halal travel guide book

| 26/06/2015 | Reply
Singapore to launch Halal travel guide book

In connection with the 50th Independence Day, they have compiled a Halal travel guide book for Muslim travelers from Indonesia.

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Japan: ANA offers Halal certified in flight menu

| 26/06/2015 | Reply
Japan: ANA offers Halal certified in flight menu

As the number of Muslim passengers increases, Japan’s leading airline; ANA expanded its halal in-flight menu to address the wide range of dietary needs.

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Opinion: Want to enjoy Ramadan abroad?

| 19/06/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Want to enjoy Ramadan abroad?

While many people resort to long hours of sleep to avoid hunger pangs and sweltering summer heat during the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, others decide to travel.

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UAE: 2nd Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 (GIES)

| 14/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: 2nd Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 (GIES)

The summit will be organised by the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) and Dubai Chamber in partnership with Thomson Reuters from October 5th – 6th.

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Italy: More attractive Destinations with Muslim Friendly Hospitality

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
Italy: More attractive Destinations with Muslim Friendly Hospitality

Italia Bayti, Muslim friendly hospitality, includes training and accreditation of restaurants, hotels, coffee shop, spa and wellness centers for Muslim travellers.

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UAE: Turkey Commits To Abu Dhabi’s WHTS 2015

| 09/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Turkey Commits To Abu Dhabi’s WHTS 2015

Turkey have committed to The World Halal Travel Summit & Exhibition (WHTS15) and are now the largest country exhibitor at the event, 19th-21st October 2015

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Travel Authority of Thailand bids to boost Muslim visitors

| 08/06/2015 | Reply
Travel Authority of Thailand bids to boost Muslim visitors

TAT bids to boost Muslim visitors via “Muslim Friendly Destination” Mega FAM Trip at TTM + 2015.

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Thailand: Tourism is Bright

| 05/06/2015 | Reply
Thailand: Tourism is Bright

Phuket is gearing up to be a Halal food centre. Muslims make up about 30% of Phuket’s population, It already welcomes around 100,000 Arab tourists each year.

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An Overview of Halal Tourism

| 01/06/2015 | Reply
An Overview of Halal Tourism

A report on Halal Tourism prepared by DinarStandard for the World Halal Travel Summit & Exhibition being held in Abu Dhabi on the 19-21 October 2015.

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Leap of faith: the growth of Halal tourism

| 29/05/2015 | Reply
Leap of faith: the growth of Halal tourism

It’s the fastest growing sector of tourism in the world and countries are slowing beginning to tap into it.

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UAE: Jannah Hotels targets bigger slice of halal pie

| 25/05/2015 | Reply
UAE: Jannah Hotels targets bigger slice of halal pie

The 318-key Jannah Burj Al Sarab, set to open in the next few days, is a dry hotel (it does not serve alcohol), with separate hours in the gym and pool for men and women.

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