Category: Travel & Hospitality

Niger hosts OIC Islamic Tourism Conference

| 21/12/2015 | Reply
Niger hosts OIC Islamic Tourism Conference

Covering the implementation of the OIC Framework for Development and Cooperation among OIC Member States in the field of tourism over the next two years.

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Malaysia’s first Islamic-compliant airline takes off

| 20/12/2015 | Reply
Malaysia’s first Islamic-compliant airline takes off

AFP, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia’s first Islamic-compliant airline Rayani Air began operations Sunday with its maiden flight taking off from the capital to the resort island of Langkawi, local media reported. In-flight meals served on board its flights are completely halal, with alcohol consumption strictly prohibited. Muslim flight crew must don the hijab while non-Muslim crew […]

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Burger King France’s owner to boost number of Halal-only restaurants

| 15/12/2015 | Reply
Burger King France’s owner to boost number of Halal-only restaurants

The move, if confirmed, will see the opening of about 40 restaurants serving only burgers with meat from cattle slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law.

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Philippines: 10 Cebu hotels to pilot government halal project

| 15/12/2015 | Reply
Philippines: 10 Cebu hotels to pilot government halal project

10 hotels and resorts in Cebu will participate in the pilot implementation of a project that aims to make tourism establishments halal-certified.

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Malaysia unveils tourism guidelines to be more Muslim-friendly

| 04/12/2015 | Reply
Malaysia unveils tourism guidelines to be more Muslim-friendly

MS2610:2015 Muslim-Friendly Hospitality Services Requirements – are to set up a system to “preserve and protect the integrity of our Islamic tourism products and services”.

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Indonesia: Operator Aims to Woo ‘Those Arabian Kings’ With ‘Shariah Hotel’ in Bali

| 12/11/2015 | Reply
Indonesia: Operator Aims to Woo ‘Those Arabian Kings’ With ‘Shariah Hotel’ in Bali

Plans to build the new ‘shariah hotels’ in Bandung, Bandarlampung, Yogyakarta and Bali, under the Grans Seriti Madani brand.

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Turkey: Halal and Tayyib Products Workshops Organized by GIMDES

| 06/11/2015 | Reply
Turkey: Halal and Tayyib Products Workshops Organized by GIMDES

Muslim scientists and producers should work to produce Halal vaccines which harmonize with Halal and Tayyib system.

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USA: Why property professionals want a slice of the Halal sector

| 06/11/2015 | Reply
USA: Why property professionals want a slice of the Halal sector

Overseas property professionals are increasingly looking at ways of appealing to Muslim investors and providing Shariah-compliant opportunities.

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New Hospitality Standard for Hotels for Muslim travellers

| 30/10/2015 | Reply
New Hospitality Standard for Hotels for Muslim travellers

Salam Standard provides Muslim travellers with a one-of-a-kind reference tool enabling them to choose Muslim-friendly accommodation, which adheres to their Islamic principles.

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USA: Startups Cater To Muslim Millennials

| 28/10/2015 | Reply
USA: Startups Cater To Muslim Millennials

“A tech-savvy generation is moving far beyond the old neighborhood and the corner stores their parents and grandparents built and relied on.”

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Cities step up campaigns to woo Muslim visitors

| 25/10/2015 | Reply
Cities step up campaigns to woo Muslim visitors

Muslims are emerging as a greater force in global travel spending and Southeast Asia is becoming a favored destination of this growing consumer market.

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Many associate Saudi Arabia with Halal holiday concept

| 22/10/2015 | Reply
Many associate Saudi Arabia with Halal holiday concept

A large percentage of people interested in halal holidays associate Saudi Arabia closely with the concept, according to a survey.

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UAE: World Halal Travel Awards 2015

| 21/10/2015 | Reply
UAE: World Halal Travel Awards 2015

Indonesia won three awards as the world halal tourism destination at the World Travel Awards 2015 event held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Opinion: ‘Halal tourism’ market emerges

| 21/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: ‘Halal tourism’ market emerges

Now there’s a movement in the tourism industry to widen the “halal tourism” market to cater to Muslim travelers worldwide, particularly those from wealthy Gulf Arab states.

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UAE: Invest in halal tourism, urges HMH CEO

| 20/10/2015 | Reply
UAE: Invest in halal tourism, urges HMH CEO

“Given the business opportunity and demand, Halal-friendly hotels will continue to claim bigger market share globally.”

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World’s first hotel standard for Muslim travellers launches

| 20/10/2015 | Reply
World’s first hotel standard for Muslim travellers launches

Salam Standard is pitched as a unique hotel reference tool for the global Muslim travel community .

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UAE: Halalbooking to launch $1b IPO

| 19/10/2015 | Reply
UAE: Halalbooking to launch $1b IPO

Halalbooking.com, an online booking platform in the halal tourism sector, said it was targeting growth, with plans to launch a $1 billion (Dh3.67 billion) initial public offering (IPO) in three years.

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On Air Dining Opens Halal Kitchen at London Stansted

| 16/10/2015 | Reply
On Air Dining Opens Halal Kitchen at London Stansted

“It is one of the first kitchens run by an in-flight dining company to be designated as holding official Halal status,” On Air Dining said.

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UAE: HMH anticipates in approaching WHTS 2015

| 13/10/2015 | Reply
UAE: HMH anticipates in approaching WHTS 2015

CEO, HMH, commented: “As a pioneer in creating the region’s first international halal-friendly chain of hotels, we are proud to participate and sponsor WHTS15.”

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The Islamic economy: untapped opportunity for entrepreneurs?

| 11/10/2015 | Reply
The Islamic economy: untapped opportunity for entrepreneurs?

“Muslim customers who value their culture and religious customs, were the main drivers of Islamic economy,” said Adil Mustapha, acting head of Islamic Finance at Thomson Reuters.

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