UAE: R Hotels focuses on growing Halal sector

By Charmaine Fernz,

R Hotels has expressed its intent to focus on the growing Halal tourism sector.

The hotel will participate in the inaugural World Halal Travel Summit and Exhibition (WHTS15) as a hotel sponsor. The event is scheduled to take place from 19-21 October 2015 in Abu Dhabi.

Sumair Tariq, managing director, R Hotels said: “The demand for Muslim-friendly travel options is set to

Sumair Tariq, managing director, R Hotels
Sumair Tariq, managing director, R Hotels

increase in coming years. With our current hotel portfolio and two more properties in the pipeline, we are positive on establishing R Hotels as a key player in this market.”

The hotel chain will showcase its halal and family-friendly properties in UAE, which include Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman, Ramada Beach Hotel Ajman, Ramada Downtown Dubai, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham JBR, and newly-opened ibis Styles Jumeirah. R Hotels seeks to maximise opportunities and network with global travel and tourism professionals who specialise in this niche market.