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Category: Travel & Hospitality

Malaysia: First NFC halal app to be launched soon

| 27/11/2012 | Reply
Malaysia: First NFC halal app to be launched soon

Developed by Malaysia Microelectronic Solutions (My-MS) Sdn Bhd, the first of its kind application is set to bring great advantage to Muslims globally, as consumers would be able to identify and authenticate restaurants and hotels that are halal certified.

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Malaysia hotels cater to Muslim tourists

| 23/11/2012 | Reply
Malaysia hotels cater to Muslim tourists

As incomes rise in many Islamic countries, more Muslims are seeking to holiday in places where they can meet the requirements of their faith – and it’s about much more than simply leaving pork and alcohol, considered forbidden in Islam, off the menu.

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Vietnam: Travel Company Taps Southeast Asia Halal Holiday Market

| 17/11/2012 | Reply
Vietnam: Travel Company Taps Southeast Asia Halal Holiday Market

The company’s aim is to provide a holiday experience that is in harmony with Islam. The featured hotels and resorts do not serve alcohol in rooms upon request, and have segregated swimming pools, leisure areas and spa facilities for men and women.

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Makkah & Madinah outshine other cities from outer space

| 12/11/2012 | Reply
Makkah & Madinah outshine other cities from outer space

Russian astronauts amazed to see that Makka and Madinah glow more brightly than other cities when viewed from space at night. In particular the centres of these cities shone with particular brightness.

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Brunei–Malaysia Islamic Tour Packages Launched In UK

| 12/11/2012 | Reply
Brunei–Malaysia Islamic Tour Packages Launched In UK

To further promote Islamic Tourism, especially in the South East Asia region, Brunei Tourism Development Department and Islamic Tourism Centre of Malaysia jointly launched the Brunei – Malaysia Islamic Tour Packages

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UAE: Top food retailers, restaurateurs and thought leaders head to SIAL Middle East

| 12/11/2012 | Reply
UAE: Top food retailers, restaurateurs and thought leaders head to SIAL Middle East

SIAL Middle East returns to the UAE from 26-28 November 2012 with a three-day conference programme that focuses on a trio of complementary themes covering food, beverage and hospitality industry developments across the region.

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Saudi Arabian hospitality boom offers unmatched growth opportunities

| 12/11/2012 | Reply
Saudi Arabian hospitality boom offers unmatched  growth opportunities

In the face of increased competition and demand for high-quality services by international travelers, major hotel chains in Jeddah, Makkah and Madinah have embarked on a strategy of penetration, expansion and renovation of hospitality projects.

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India: Airline caterers respond to Halal Tourism Requirement

| 10/11/2012 | Reply
India: Airline caterers respond to Halal Tourism Requirement

Halal India, one of the leading Halal certification bodies in the world, has recently certified two major airline caterers in India: TajSATS and SkyGourmet. They sought Halal Certification from Halal India to give more value and credibility to their facilities.

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China: Disneyland gets an Islamic flavor

| 09/11/2012 | Reply
China: Disneyland gets an Islamic flavor

Hong Kong Disneyland has introduced halal food to woo Muslims as looming competition could draw away mainlanders to Shanghai.

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Croatia: Hotel Westin-received Halal certificate

| 08/11/2012 | Reply
Croatia: Hotel Westin-received Halal certificate

Halal certification is a testament to the hotel of meeting the high demands of halal quality in terms of service accommodation and food supply.

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Opinion: Post Hajj quotient real test of taqwa

| 28/10/2012 | Reply
Opinion: Post Hajj quotient real test of taqwa

The Hajj or pilgrimage to Mecca is the fifth of the five obligatory pillars for Muslims. It is a human-defining, behaviour-refining and life-revitalizing moment that is supposed to endure until our last breath.

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Turkish Beach Resorts Cater to Pious Muslims

| 26/10/2012 | Reply
Turkish Beach Resorts Cater to Pious Muslims

At first glance the Sultan Beach Hotel near the Turkish resort of Bodrum appears like any other seaside hotel with its swimming pool and people sipping cool drinks. On closer examination there are no women to be seen by the pool and not a drop of alcohol.

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Makkah’s mega architecture casts shadow over Hajj

| 24/10/2012 | Reply
Makkah’s mega architecture casts shadow over Hajj

Towering over Makkah, with the Ka’aba in its shadow, the Abraj al-Bait is the world’s second-tallest building – and it is just a tiny part of a voracious development that has seen historic sites bulldozed and locals forced into shantytowns.

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India seeks more Halal Trade with Brunei

| 11/10/2012 | Reply
India seeks more Halal Trade with Brunei

A delegation visited Brunei for the first time with the objective to promote Halal products and Halal friendly tourism. India is looking forward to working with Brunei to improve the trade of India Halal products in the Brunei market.

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Qatar: Middle East hospitality congress kicks off to a good start

| 11/10/2012 | Reply
Qatar: Middle East hospitality congress kicks off to a good start

When it comes to hotel occupancy, it is safe to say the Middle East has little to worry about. Estimates predict the GCC hospitality market will grow at an annual rate of 8.1% to a total of US$ 38 billion by 2016.

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Opinion: Irishwoman Easkey Britton makes surf waves in Iran

| 04/10/2012 | Reply
Opinion: Irishwoman Easkey Britton makes surf waves in Iran

When Irishwoman Easkey Britton climbed onto a surfboard on a beach in Iran, the whole of the local village turned out to watch. Now, a documentary film about how she became the first woman to surf in Iran will be broadcast in France.

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New Zealand: Launches a Halal Guide for the Muslim markets

| 27/09/2012 | Reply
New Zealand: Launches a Halal Guide for the Muslim markets

Tourism New Zealand is committed to further enhancing New Zealand’s position as visitor destination in emerging Halal markets and this guide is about supporting the delivery of a quality visitor experience for travellers once they are there.

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UAE: Hotel Show Saudi Arabia set to revolutionize booming hospitality industry

| 18/09/2012 | Reply
UAE: Hotel Show Saudi Arabia set to revolutionize booming hospitality industry

More than 100 companies from 24 countries representing various supply chains of the hospitality sector across the Middle East and beyond will be participating at the inaugural Hotel Show Saudi Arabia.

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Opinion: ‘Shariah-compliant’ tourism opens new markets

| 17/09/2012 | Reply
Opinion: ‘Shariah-compliant’ tourism opens new markets

These days, more and more Muslim travellers are looking for the “halal” label on hotels, restaurants and even airlines when they travel. One-quarter of the world’s population is Muslim and they are becoming a growing sector of the world’s economy

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China: Hong Kong Vies for Muslim Visitors

| 30/08/2012 | Reply
China: Hong Kong Vies for Muslim Visitors

Boosting itself as a beacon of entertainment and cheap shopping, Hong Kong is vying to take a share of growing Muslim visitors from the Middle East, despite lack of enough mosques and halal outlets.

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