Singapore: and Halal India announces partnership

5th October 2010 : Singapore based, which provides “Halal Friendly” rating for travel & tourism services and facilities, and Halal India, the leader in Halal certification in India, today announced a partnership to boost the growing Halal industry in India.

With the Halal Food and Travel industries set to grow in the region, this partnership will help promote India’s Halal food products as well as its Travel services to the growing number of Halal conscious consumers worldwide.

Under this agreement, Halal India will promote Crescentrating to the travel industry services and facilities in India. Further will publish and maintain the establishments certified Halal by Halal India.

“We believe this partnership will help further unlock the huge potential that India has, to cater to the growing consumer demand, domestically as well as internationally, for both Halal food and Halal Friendly Travel. Travel and Food are very much interconnected; and bringing our expertise together will hugely benefit Indian establishments who wish to target this market segment” said Fazal Bahardeen, CEO of Crescentrating

Crescentrating’s Hotel Rating, launched last year, rates Hotels on a scale of 1 to 7. Apart from taking into consideration the very specific needs of the Halal conscious travellers such as prayer facilities, Halal food etc, it also takes into account family friendly facilities, environment friendliness etc. website also allows online booking of Crescentrated Halal friendly hotels & holidays, provides destination guides, airport guides, restaurant guides, Qiblah locator, prayer time calculator etc to cater to the unique needs of the Muslim traveller.

“This exposure of India to Halal Friendly Travel is a welcome move for the Muslim travellers around the world and I am sure that Indian tourism and healthcare industry will hugely benefit from this” said Mohamed Jinna, CEO, Halal India

“The rich Indian culture, heritage and its blend of the ancient, the new and the picturesque is truly incredible and I am sure that Muslims around the world