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CrescentRating is the trailblazing travel and tourism business that has been enabling its clients to increase sales and profitability by effectively connecting with the niche and lucrative Halal conscious Muslim traveler.

Since 2009, we have been driving sales and profitability for a broad range of our clients across the globe by enabling them to better connect with the Muslim traveler. Our in-depth understanding of the lifestyle, behaviour and specific needs of the Muslim traveler has enabled us to ensure our clients identify the right approach to effectively appeal to the hearts and minds of the Muslim traveler and capture a significant share-of-wallet of this segment.

Whether you are a tourism board, a hotel chain, a mall operator, an airport, a hospital or a tourist attraction, we can provide an array of services that enable you to evaluate your current offerings and build your capabilities to better appeal to the Halal conscious Muslim traveler.

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Understand the Muslim Travelers

We offer an extensive suite of onsite workshops, training modules and webinars that enable you and your staff to better service the Halal-conscious Muslim traveller.

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Adapt products and services

We help you evaluate your current offerings and offer strategic recommendations for improvements. Our rating helps you benchmark your services and facilities.

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Reach out to the Market

We help destinations and businesses effectively connect with the Muslim traveller. These include Destination Marketing Strategy development, Muslim Visitor Guide development, etc.

CrescentRating Standards

Crescentrating Standards

CrescentRating is the globally recognized independent rating and accreditation standard for Halal-friendly travel services. Our ratings and accreditations are trusted by a growing audience of Halal-conscious leisure and business travelers who rely on our insights to make key travel decisions for themselves and their families. Contact us now to get your services and facilities CrescentRated.

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Annual Ranking

Every year, we rank holiday destinations around the world based on their overall Halal/Muslim-friendliness. Rankings are based on in-depth research and analysis of data such as the availability of Halal food, prayer facilities and Muslim-friendly accommodation options. Browse through our rankings over the years.

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Halal Tourism in Maldives

Written bySubhashini
on 01 October 2014

The Maldive Islands or more commonly known as Maldives has always been knows as a romantic getaway for honeymooners. With over a 100 remote, ‘resort islands’, Maldives offers a private and personalized holiday like no other. It is home to picturesque, secluded beaches, incredibly fresh seafood, crystal clear lagoons, friendly people and a number of exhilarating water sports; making it...

Japan Halal Expo 2014 to be held on November 26th and 27th

Written byCrescentrating
on 29 September 2014

Japan Halal Expo 2014 - a major halal-themed international expo - will be held in Chiba Prefecture in November, in response to the recent increase in Muslim tourists to Japan. The Halal food expo will be held on two days - on the 26th and 27th of November - at the Makuhari Messe convention center in Chiba with...

Halal Japanese Food Becoming More Accessible to Tourists

Written byCrescentrating
on 25 September 2014

Authentic Japanese cuisine - also known as Washoku - is becoming increasingly available for Muslim tourists in Japan. The Malaysia Halal Corporation has been actively involved in providing Halal certification for various restaurants and eateries. Narita Airport in Tokyo already offers two Halal outlets - Kineyamugimaru Restaurant and Agetatenoaji, Tentei - which are popular Muslim-friendly restaurants located on 5th...

Turkey's Muslims Preparing for Upcoming Haji Pilgrimage

Written byCrescentrating
on 04 September 2014

Muslims in Turkey (http://www.crescentrating.com/turkey-guide-for-muslim-travelers.html) are preparing for the annual Haji pilgrimage coming up in October this year. The first group of pilgrims are set to depart on the 1st of September and will see a dry run of hajj rites. A special ceremony will see off the pilgrims at the Esenboğa airport in Ankara.For the full article and more information, please...

Halal tourism on the rise in Central England

Written byCrescentrating
on 04 September 2014

Midlands businesses in the United Kingdom (http://www.crescentrating.com/united-kingdom-guide-for-muslim-halal-travelers.html) providing services and products to Muslims (http://www.crescentrating.com/) are being encouraged to adopt measures and strategies that are in line with specific Halal requirements. With the number of Muslim tourists (http://www.crescentrating.com/) visiting the United Kingdom on the rise, industry experts believe that tapping into the global Halal tourism (http://www.crescentrating.com/) boom could be worth millions for...

Malaysia to Become the World's Halal Hub by 2020

Written byCrescentrating
on 02 September 2014

Malaysia (http://www.crescentrating.com/malaysia-muslim-traveller-guide-home.html) - one of the best destinations for Muslim travellers (http://www.halaltrip.com) - is expected to become the world's Halal hub by the year 2020. As of March 2014, around 4,500 companies in Malaysia have obtained Halal certification - a 35.5% increase from last year. The country's strong involvement in the Halal industry (http://www.crescentrating.com/) is believed to have a big impact...

Why should front-line staff be aware of the needs of Muslim guests?

Written byCrescentrating
on 22 August 2014

Front-line staff in any industry play an important role in the success of a business, including that of the travel, tourism and the hospitality trade. The interaction they have with the holiday maker can be crucial in making or breaking the holiday experience of the tourist. Although the product itself is very important, for most tourists the quality of the...

Destination Marketing Strategies for Asian Muslim Travelers

Written byCrescentrating
on 21 August 2014

The Muslim population is the fastest growing population in the world and also rising is their education levels, purchasing power and standard of living. This is causing changes in their lifestyles and increasing demand for better quality products and services. The change in their economic power has significant impact on global tourism as this group of more educated and affluent...

More Mosques to be Built in Ireland

Written byCrescentrating
on 18 August 2014

The construction of a new three-story Islamic Centre in north Dublin (http://www.halaltrip.com/city-guide-details/Dublin) is set to commence later this year. Valued at $50 million, the centre was approved by the Dublin City Council and will feature a mosque, school as well as an event space. Upon completion, the mosque will be able to accommodate up to 3,000 people, making it the...

Japan to Increase Halal Food Exports

Written byCrescentrating
on 18 August 2014

In an effort to promote Halal tourism in the country, Japan is planning to increase its Halal food exports to Muslim countries in South East Asia as well as countries in the Middle East. Major food companies in Japan are taking steps to include Halal products in their product range. Japanese firms in the fields of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and finance are...

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Testimonials

Tourism Council WA recently facilicated a workshop on Halal Travel for the WA Tourism Industry. Fazal from CrescentRating was a key speaker at the workshop and provided a much needed insight into the emerging halal market in WA. Fazal was extremely knowledgable, engaging and helped attendees understand the critical factors tha WA’s Tourism Ope...

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Industry Development Manager, Toursim Council WA, Perth Area, Australia
Aug 07, 2014

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