Top 15 Muslim Outbound Tourism Markets account for 80% of the expenditure by Muslim tourist in 2011
The "Global Muslim Lifestyle Tourism Market 2012: Landscape & Consumer Needs Study" by Crescentrating & DinarStandard, estimates that Muslim tourists globally represent a major niche market worth $126.1 billion in 2011 growing at a 4.8% through 2020, compared to global average of 3.8%.
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The restriction to make images of humans inspired the Muslims during the last centuries to develop a unique genre of "Art". Beautiful geometrically patterns (arabesque) and calligraphy were the cornerstone of these Architects, calligraphers etc. The result was and continues to be reflected in the beautiful mosques, gardens, paintings, carpets and pottery works to name a few.
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With the announcement of the FIFA world Cup 2022 in Qatar, it is set to become a hive of activity in preparing itself for the event. Qatar will be the first Muslim country to host the World Cup. Within the next 12 years It will undergo massive changes at an estimated cost of US$65 billion. This development will be of a different magnitude compared to the preparations Doha did to host the Asian Games in 2006.