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Tourism to food, Buddhist Thailand hunts Halal gold

| 20/03/2017 | Reply
Tourism to food, Buddhist Thailand hunts Halal gold

From hotels with segregated swimming pools to jelly made from seaweed instead of pork bones, Buddhist Thailand is chasing halal gold as it welcomes Muslim visitors.

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Muslim women are main decision-makers in Halal tourism

| 03/11/2016 | Reply
Muslim women are main decision-makers in Halal tourism

A study, commissioned by travel technology company Amadeus, revealed that women play an influential role in the travel decision-making process and planning.

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Japan opens up to Halal tourism

| 30/08/2016 | Reply
Japan opens up to Halal tourism

The Japanese government wants to attract more Muslim tourists from the Middle East and last year eased visa restrictions for citizens of several regional countries.

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South Africa to learn from Turkey at Halal tourism conference

| 05/05/2016 | Reply
South Africa to learn from Turkey at Halal tourism conference

South Africa is one of the five most popular non-Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) destinations in the global Muslim travel market, and will be represented at the Halal Tourism Conference 2016.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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WHS: Balancing opportunities and risk in the halal food and travel sector

| 04/04/2015 | Reply
WHS: Balancing opportunities and risk in the halal food and travel sector

The Business Forum plenary discussion at the World Halal Summit 2015 (WHS 2015) this morning discussed the risk factors and consumer misperceptions faced by Halal food suppliers in the modern market. Habib M’Nasria, Director of Quality Control at McDonald’s International spoke about the lengths in which a major player in the fast food market such […]

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Indonesia’s Islamic tourism drive targets Middle Eastern holidaymakers

| 22/02/2015 | Reply
Indonesia’s Islamic tourism drive targets Middle Eastern holidaymakers

Lombok is at the centre of an Islamic tourism drive in Indonesia, which has the world’s biggest Muslim population and is hoping to boost the number of visitors.

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Oman: Time to tap growing demand for ‘halal tourism’ segment

| 06/01/2015 | Reply
Oman: Time to tap growing demand for ‘halal tourism’ segment

Oman enjoys all the reasons to promote ‘halal tourism’ as the most prominent category in the country, but the sector needs substantial investment.

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Can Islamic Tourism save Yemen by using the Malaysian Model?

| 20/11/2014 | Reply
Can Islamic Tourism save Yemen by using the Malaysian Model?

Those booking Islamic tourism packages often seek historical or cultural sites that would also be of interest to non-Muslim tourists, in addition to sites with Islamic significance.

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Halal tourism Japan

| 03/11/2014 | Reply
Halal tourism Japan

Tourism to Japan is being heavily promoted in mainly-Muslim Southeast Asia, where visa requirements were relaxed in 2013 for Malaysia and Thailand.

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Singapore, a leading player in Muslim tourism

| 28/10/2014 | Reply
Singapore, a leading player in Muslim tourism

The potential of the global Muslim tourism industry has not gone unnoticed in Singapore, where companies can capitalise on Muslim customs to tap these opportunities.

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UAE: Halal Travel Options

| 27/10/2014 | 1 Reply
UAE: Halal Travel Options

In Dubai the concept of family-friendly hotels is fast catching on and more and more hotels are finding ways to provide hassle-free halal holidays to Muslims.

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