Category: Travel & Hospitality

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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UAE: Turkey Commits To Abu Dhabi’s WHTS 2015

| 09/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Turkey Commits To Abu Dhabi’s WHTS 2015

Turkey have committed to The World Halal Travel Summit & Exhibition (WHTS15) and are now the largest country exhibitor at the event, 19th-21st October 2015

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Travel Authority of Thailand bids to boost Muslim visitors

| 08/06/2015 | Reply
Travel Authority of Thailand bids to boost Muslim visitors

TAT bids to boost Muslim visitors via “Muslim Friendly Destination” Mega FAM Trip at TTM + 2015.

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Thailand: Tourism is Bright

| 05/06/2015 | Reply
Thailand: Tourism is Bright

Phuket is gearing up to be a Halal food centre. Muslims make up about 30% of Phuket’s population, It already welcomes around 100,000 Arab tourists each year.

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An Overview of Halal Tourism

| 01/06/2015 | Reply
An Overview of Halal Tourism

A report on Halal Tourism prepared by DinarStandard for the World Halal Travel Summit & Exhibition being held in Abu Dhabi on the 19-21 October 2015.

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Leap of faith: the growth of Halal tourism

| 29/05/2015 | Reply
Leap of faith: the growth of Halal tourism

It’s the fastest growing sector of tourism in the world and countries are slowing beginning to tap into it.

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UAE: Jannah Hotels targets bigger slice of halal pie

| 25/05/2015 | Reply
UAE: Jannah Hotels targets bigger slice of halal pie

The 318-key Jannah Burj Al Sarab, set to open in the next few days, is a dry hotel (it does not serve alcohol), with separate hours in the gym and pool for men and women.

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Taiwan: Tourism Bureau seeks to attract Muslim visitors

| 25/05/2015 | Reply
Taiwan: Tourism Bureau seeks to attract Muslim visitors

Bureau Director-General David Hsieh said that the bureau has set the goal of having 10 million international tourists visit the nation this year.

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Australia: Halal certification secures Emirates deal for Fleurieu

| 21/05/2015 | Reply
Australia: Halal certification secures Emirates deal for Fleurieu

A milk products company which announced it would ditch its Halal certification after it was targeted on social media has now reinstated it and won back a deal with Emirates.

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Opinion: Islamic lifestyle – The story has just begun

| 19/05/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic lifestyle – The story has just begun

Shariah products and services are an integral part of global economy and are poised to grow with the rise in population.

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UAE: Debut World Halal Travel Awards opens nominations

| 13/05/2015 | Reply
UAE: Debut World Halal Travel Awards opens nominations

Nominations are open for the inaugural World Halal Travel Awards, the first awards to solely represent the halal and family friendly travel and tourism industry.

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Over 100 tour operators sign up to world’s first B2B Halal travel aggregator

| 11/05/2015 | Reply
Over 100 tour operators sign up to world’s first B2B Halal travel aggregator

The Muslim Travel Warehouse is the first time ever that travel agents have access to comprehensive tailored holiday packages directly for Muslim consumers.

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Opinion: Biggest growth in mid-market Halal tourism

| 05/05/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Biggest growth in mid-market Halal tourism

Being a pioneer in the Halal segment, HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings – is the most credible and leading chain of halal-friendly hotels in the MENA region.

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GCC visitors to push Croatian tourism receipts to record US$8 billion

| 05/05/2015 | 1 Reply
GCC visitors to push Croatian tourism receipts to record US$8 billion

Double-digit growth in tourism arrivals in Q1 2015 underscores the popularity of one of the Mediterranean’s healthy hotspots; new flydubai direct flights from UAE, plus Qatar and Zagreb routes increase The Croatian National Tourist Board and flydubai, along with the Zagreb Tourist Board has highlighted an increase in the number of routes to the Croatian […]

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Muslim consumers and their mighty dinar

| 29/04/2015 | Reply
Muslim consumers and their mighty dinar

That means demand is growing for halal food options, Muslim-friendly hotels, Shariah-compliant debit cards as well as prayer rooms everywhere from airports to theme parks.

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UAE: World Halal Travel Summit in Abu Dhabi

| 23/04/2015 | Reply
UAE: World Halal Travel Summit in Abu Dhabi

It features two partner events: ITHMAR15, dedicated to Tourism Investment in the Halal Travel Sector and TURATH15, focusing on cultural tourism experiences.

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‘Next generation’ Muslim prayer calculator launched

| 21/04/2015 | Reply
‘Next generation’ Muslim prayer calculator launched

The new feature instantly calculates the prayer times for the current location, the distances for nearby mosques and the time it will take to reach them.

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