Category: Travel & Hospitality

Japan enters global halal market with food exports, Muslim tourism

| 16/08/2014 | Reply
Japan enters global halal market with food exports, Muslim tourism

The country plans to massively increase its halal food exports to Muslim countries in Southeast Asia, as well to the Middle East, and focus on Halal tourism.

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Islam Channel screens ‘Islamic Economy’ documentary

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
Islam Channel screens ‘Islamic Economy’ documentary

Great documentary on the Islamic Economy covering food, finance, fashion, travel, personal care and more. It has a particular focus on the UK scene, but also gives a good picture of the global market.

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UAE: How to Apply for an Islamic Economy Award

| 12/08/2014 | Reply
UAE: How to Apply for an Islamic Economy Award

The Award is divided into eight key Islamic economy categories, including food, health, hospitality & tourism, SME Development and Islamic Arts.

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Japan sees gold in Muslim tourism

| 04/08/2014 | Reply
Japan sees gold in Muslim tourism

Muslim visitors to Japan are expected to reach one million a year by 2020, triple the 2013 level, as it further opens up to tourists.

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Japan: Halal certification offers big opportunities

| 04/08/2014 | Reply
Japan: Halal certification offers big opportunities

“We’d like to create ‘one halal standard,’ which is the best halal certification in Japan, to ensure it will be accepted in every Muslim country.”

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Dubai: DIEDC launches Global Islamic Economy Summit 2013 Review Report

| 04/08/2014 | Reply
Dubai: DIEDC launches Global Islamic Economy Summit 2013 Review Report

GIES 2013 Review details the discussions of 25 sessions held at the summit and outlines key recommendations across the six pillars of Islamic Economy.

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Opinion: Exploring the $100b plus Muslim travel market

| 03/08/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Exploring the $100b plus Muslim travel market

When Crescentrating started its operations in 2009, it referred the segment as ‘halal friendly travel,’ and now has settled on ‘Muslim friendly.’

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Turkey Could Earn Billions from The Halal Tourism Market

| 24/07/2014 | Reply
Turkey Could Earn Billions from The Halal Tourism Market

Turkey has emerged as a top European destination which Muslims from Middle East and Far East would like to visit for their next holiday.

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Halal food takes center stage in Singapore restaurant scene

| 12/07/2014 | Reply
Halal food takes center stage in Singapore restaurant scene

Most major fast food chains have been halal certified since the 1990s, but there is also an increasing offer of local halal fast food stalls in amusement parks.

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Halal tourism takes off in Japan

| 09/07/2014 | Reply
Halal tourism takes off in Japan

Prayer rooms, hijabs made from local silk and even halal-certified whale meat are appearing in Japan as tourism bosses wake up to the demand from Muslim travellers.

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Halal Holidays – New Design for HalalBooking.com website

| 25/06/2014 | Reply
Halal Holidays – New Design for HalalBooking.com website

The company actively works with many hoteliers and tourism bodies around the world helping them to develop their Halal holiday services.

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Spain: Europe to host first-ever international conference on halal tourism

| 23/06/2014 | Reply
Spain: Europe to host first-ever international conference on halal tourism

The event aims to equip delegates with market intelligence, industry forecasts and trends to understand how to market to the Muslim consumer and benefit commercially.

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Opinion: The Muslim Pound

| 21/06/2014 | Reply
Opinion: The Muslim Pound

Evan Davis, Radio 4, talks to entrepreneurs who work with Muslim consumers and asks them how much can established companies learn from them.

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Malaysian Halal food companies feed Muslims’ taste for travel

| 21/05/2014 | Reply
Malaysian Halal food companies feed Muslims’ taste for travel

In the last few years, growing middle-class wealth has spawned a new genre of Muslim travelers who pursue leisurely escapes to atypical destinations.

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Indonesia: Jakarta to host global Islamic tourism forum

| 13/05/2014 | Reply
Indonesia: Jakarta to host global Islamic tourism forum

Jakarta will host the first OIC International Forum on Islamic Tourism next month to develop sharia tourism among 57 OIC country members.

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USA: Finding Halal Food in New York – Where to go?

| 02/05/2014 | Reply
USA: Finding Halal Food in New York – Where to go?

With over 300 Halal food stalls and restaurants in New York to choose from, the problem that most Muslim travellers face is not finding access to Halal food, but rather, having to limit their options to a few spots from the hundreds on offer

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Opinion: Ibn Battuta, the first ‘Islamic’ tourist

| 01/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Ibn Battuta, the first ‘Islamic’ tourist

The Muslim dollar is respectably contributing to world tourism, and companies and countries want to access, retain, and grow this segment of the market.

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Japan Woos Gulf Tourists

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
Japan Woos Gulf Tourists

A shift in policy is now seeing Japan take steps to embrace the Muslim traveller.

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Saudi Arabia: The Halal Las Vegas? Jeddah to become ‘top tourism hub’

| 20/03/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: The Halal Las Vegas? Jeddah to become ‘top tourism hub’

Several new initiatives introduced by Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) will make Jeddah a top global tourism and commercial capital.

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Japan: Chubu Airport to provide prayer rooms and Halal food

| 06/03/2014 | Reply
Japan: Chubu Airport to provide prayer rooms and Halal food

Chubu Airport will open prayer rooms and offer halal foods for Muslim travelers to coincide with the start of a new route to Malaysia, Central Japan International Airport Co. announced March 4.

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