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The Jawhara group of hotels comprise an impressive portfolio of two Muslim-friendly hotels - Al Jawhara Gardens Hotel and Al Jawhara Metro Hotel - as well as a luxury apartment complex - Jawhara Hotel Apartments – located in the heart of Dubai. Each accommodation option has been awarded high Muslim-friendly hotel ratings by CrescentRating and offers a wealth of facilities for Muslim guests.
Businesses in East Lancashire who supply products and services to Muslims are being urged to tap into the global boom in halal tourism.
Industry experts stated that Halal tourism could provide a key growth area for the Lancashire economy - especially the huge Turkish travel market. They noted that regardless of faith, those those who provide products for Muslim consumers will be able to capitalise and avail themselves of excellent market opportunities.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is allocating 10–15 per cent of its annual marketing budget to a new campaign focused on promoting the country as a Muslim-friendly tourism destination.
The Muslim Friendly Destination campaign was launched at the recently-held Thailand Travel Mart Plus.
In addition to Muslim countries in the region such as Brunei, Malaysia and Indonesia, Thailand's promotional activities look to target destinations such as Dubai, North Africa and Europe. The strategy will also attempt to tap emerging source markets such as Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, as well as large Muslim communities in non-Muslim countries including England, Germany and Canada.
Being one of Singapore's most reputed hotels, Royal Plaza on Scotts is an award-winning luxury hotel located a mere 5 minute walk away from Orchard Road – the country's popular retail and entertainment hub and prominent tourist attraction. The world-renowned 4 star business hotel in Singapore is an excellent option for Muslim travellers and offers numerous Halal-friendly facilities for guests. It has been awarded a Muslim-friendly hotel rating of 5 by CrescentRating based on the level of facilities it offers its Muslim guests.
Malaysia expects Muslim visitor arrivals to grow at an average of 5% annually amid growing demand for Islamic tourism products.
Islamic Tourism Centre (ITC) director general Zulkifly Md Said said the country received 5.5 million Muslim travellers last year, with the number likely to reach six million this year. Zulkifly urged Malaysian travel agents to capture the opportunities in the segment, saying countries like Japan, South Korea and Taiwan are eagerly promoting Islamic tour packages.
Taiwan's Tourism Bureau said several restaurants, including some in Taipei 101, the National Palace Museum and scenic Sun Moon Lake have earned Halal certification.
The bureau said in a news conference on Friday that 24 restaurants recently received certification from the Chinese Muslim Association, bringing the total number with Halal certification in Taiwan to 70. The growing number of Halal restaurants will make it more convenient for Muslim visitors to travel to Taiwan, the bureau said.
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