Category: Travel & Hospitality

Study explores untapped Islamic economy potential of the African market

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Study explores untapped Islamic economy potential of the African market

A Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry study to be launched at Africa Global Business Forum reveals large investment opportunities in the untapped sectors.

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Opinion: Urban Muslim youth are making an impact

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Urban Muslim youth are making an impact

“Young Muslim consumers are simply an untapped demographic for big brands and businesses,” says Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, Editor-in-chief and Founder of Muslimgirl.net

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UAE: R Hotels focuses on growing Halal sector

| 06/10/2015 | Reply
UAE: R Hotels focuses on growing Halal sector

The hotel chain will showcase its halal and family-friendly properties in UAE at the World Halal Travel Summit and Exhibition (WHTS15) in Abu Dhabi, 19-21 October 2015.

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Dubai ruler launches Global Islamic Economy gateway

| 06/10/2015 | Reply
Dubai ruler launches Global Islamic Economy gateway

Providing business and professional data on the main sectors of the Islamic economy, including food, finance, tourism, pharmaceuticals, fashion, and digital media.

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UAE halal tourism investments to hit $350 billion in 5 years

| 21/09/2015 | Reply
UAE halal tourism investments to hit $350 billion in 5 years

United Arab Emirates is the fastest-growing halal market in the GCC region in terms of attracting or exporting Halal tourism products.

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Opinion: Muslim travel industry projected to grow to $200 billion by 2020

| 21/09/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Muslim travel industry projected to grow to $200 billion by 2020

This population segment offers one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, driven by products and services that are in line with Islamic beliefs.

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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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