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BA Shares London’s Best Halal Restaurants for Travellers to break fast

| 07/06/2016 | Reply
BA Shares London’s Best Halal Restaurants for Travellers to break fast

British Airways hand-picks a list of Halal restaurants in London for travellers from Malaysia to visit during the fasting month.

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Japan Airlines to provide Halal certified Muslim meals

| 31/05/2016 | Reply
Japan Airlines to provide Halal certified Muslim meals

Recently the airline received Halal Certification from the Japan Islamic Trust (JIT) for the whole processing of its Muslim meal menus aboard all international flights departing from Japan.

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Dubai: 63% increase in entries for Middle East Hotel Awards 2016

| 23/05/2016 | Reply
Dubai: 63% increase in entries for Middle East Hotel Awards 2016

From hundreds of entries, judges noted particular increases in entrants from hotels in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon and Jordan.

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Chairman of the Tourism Committee opens the Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2016

| 18/05/2016 | Reply
Chairman of the Tourism Committee opens the Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2016

“The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia is the leading showcase of everything needed to build and run a hotel or restaurant in the Kingdom.”

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Indonesia: Govt to develop West Sumatra as Halal tourist destination

| 16/05/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Govt to develop West Sumatra as Halal tourist destination

The Tourism Ministry plans to develop West Sumatra as a halal tourist destination to attract more tourists from OIC countries, such as Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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UAE: Halal-certified food suppliers to airlines witness massive growth in demand

| 16/05/2016 | Reply
UAE: Halal-certified food suppliers to airlines witness massive growth in demand

Growing demand for halal-certified food by airlines is encouraging suppliers worldwide to develop new products and enhance their production capacities.

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Russia: 7 Reasons why you should attend the Moscow Halal Expo 2016

| 16/05/2016 | Reply
Russia: 7 Reasons why you should attend the Moscow Halal Expo 2016

The Moscow Halal Expo 2016 will be held June 2-5 2016 in Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre, Moscow.

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Saudi Hospitalty Industry Adapts to rise of ‘Millennial’ Travellers

| 16/05/2016 | Reply
Saudi Hospitalty Industry Adapts to rise of ‘Millennial’ Travellers

Millennial travellers are forecast to become the dominant consumer group globally by 2020, yet the future appears closer for Saudi Arabia.

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How Turkey plans to boost Halal tourism

| 11/05/2016 | Reply
How Turkey plans to boost Halal tourism

Turkey ranks third in the “Global Muslim Travel Index 2016,” and the Turkish government and business sector have decided to pursue a bigger slice of the Halal pie.

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Saudi Arabia’s Mega-Projects in Focus at Vision Conference 2016

| 11/05/2016 | Reply
Saudi Arabia’s Mega-Projects in Focus at Vision Conference 2016

The conference is a key feature of The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia in Jeddah, from 17-19th May 2016 featuring a range of industry experts exploring the Kingdom’s booming hospitality industry.

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UK: ‘Book Halal Homes’ Launched in London to Serve Muslim Travellers

| 08/05/2016 | Reply
UK: ‘Book Halal Homes’ Launched in London to Serve Muslim Travellers

Book Halal Homes listed accommodations are required to fulfill certain criteria and have on offer: halal food, non-alcoholic drinks, non smoking areas, private pool and spa, prayer facilities on site, leisure facilities.

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Turkey wants to boost halal tourism: Minister

| 05/05/2016 | Reply
Turkey wants to boost halal tourism: Minister

Turkey will speed up works to develop “halal tourism” in a bid to lure even more Muslim tourists, Culture and Tourism Minister Mahir Ünal said at the opening of the Halal Tourism Conference 2016.

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Turkey: Halal Tourism Conference opens in Konya, Turkey

| 05/05/2016 | Reply
Turkey: Halal Tourism Conference opens in Konya, Turkey

Hundreds of delegates from over 30 countries attended the opening day of the Halal Tourism Conference 2016 in Konya, Turkey which brought together some of the world’s leading names in the travel industry.

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Malaysia: Tripfez scores funding to focus on Muslim holidaymakers

| 05/05/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Tripfez scores funding to focus on Muslim holidaymakers

Tripfez, based in Malaysia, was set up in 2013 by co-founders Faeez Fadhlillah and Juergen Gallistl – two former schoolmates brought together by their mutual love of travel.

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Halal Travel: Malaysia ranked the most Muslim-friendly

| 05/05/2016 | Reply
Halal Travel: Malaysia ranked the most Muslim-friendly

For the sixth consecutive year, the Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) has been published ranking 130 countries to benchmark how destinations are catering to the Muslim travel market.

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Amadeus’ study sheds light on the needs of Halal travellers

| 29/04/2016 | Reply
Amadeus’ study sheds light on the needs of Halal travellers

Halal (sanctioned by Islamic law) tourism numbers are expected to hit 150 million in travellers volume and collectively spend an estimated $200bn by 2020.

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Islam means business: Meet the new generation of Muslim entrepreneurs

| 27/04/2016 | Reply
Islam means business: Meet the new generation of Muslim entrepreneurs

From halal ready meals to dating and Ramadan apps, the UK has seen a host of innovative businesses serving the Islamic community.

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Muslim-friendly hotel booking portal launched

| 27/04/2016 | Reply
Muslim-friendly hotel booking portal launched

The unique portal features a portfolio of 200,000 hotels and resorts globally, more than 20,000 of which have been classified halal-friendly by sister company Salam Standard.

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Dubai: Halal travellers poised to spend $200b

| 27/04/2016 | Reply
Dubai: Halal travellers poised to spend $200b

Recent figures have shown that the halal tourism sector was valued at $145 billion in 2014, and is one of the fastest-growing travel segments in the world.

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UAE: International Travel Week Abu Dhabi 2016

| 13/04/2016 | Reply
UAE: International Travel Week Abu Dhabi 2016

The exhibition and conference will be held over 2 days (22 – 23 November) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and will host the travel industry’s biggest ever international hosted buyer programme.

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