Halal travel: For the pious and obedient. Fazal Bahardeen, founder-CEO of Crescentrating, talks about the Halal travel market on Voyages World.
For Muslim travelers "Halal-friendly travel" means that they can explore the world with peace of mind by choosing those travel services and destinations that cater to their basic unique needs
"From providing prayer rooms at shopping centers to making hotel pools available only for women at certain times, more tourism operators are striving to meet the growing demand for services that are halal, or permissible under Islam"
Al Jazeera's report on the growing Muslim Tourist Market and how the industry is catering to them. Read the full report here
Media coverage of Crescentrating's Top 10 Halal Friendly Holiday Destinations for 2012 and the Top 10 Halal Friendly Shopping Destinations for 2012:
Article On LondonMuslim's Blog!
As (his) regular readers will know LM has a particular interest in promoting Halal travel amongst Muslims and also to ensure that when we do go on a holiday or business trip the opportunity to do so in a Halal way is available.
TODAY, we have fashion hotels, underwater hotels, ice hotels, seven star hotels, etc., and, for the devout, syariah-compliant hotels! In the last 15 years, I've travelled to more 35 countries and stayed in over 100 hotels, and most of today's syariah-Shariah compliant (SC) hotel's neither provide a religious experience nor value for money.
Restoran halal di Hotel Marina Mandarin
by Rosebi Mohd Sah (Cyberita Online)
MASYARAKAT Islam di Singapura kini mempunyai satu lagi pilihan untuk menikmati makanan halal dalam sekitaran hotel lima bintang.
Ini kerana Hotel Marina Mandarin, hotel di tengah-tengah kawasan Marina Bay, kini menyediakan hidangan 100 peratus halal di restorannya, AquaMarine.
DhakaLive loves an innovative idea and during the Muslim month of abstinence, we can't help but praise the idea of halal holidays. Islamic hotel branding, family travel and tourism is a growing new phenomenon. With 1.6 billion Muslims in the world, and the numbers growing, it makes sense to cater to their ideas for a great holiday.
Halaal Tourism Becoming a Lucrative Industry
By Shezna Shums/ www.ft.lk
Halaal tourism is now becoming increasingly popular and is considered a lucrative market as research shows that this segment has a huge spending power.
The Halaal tourist at least spends twice the average of the normal traveller. This was one of the pointers highlighted at a presentation on Halaal Friendly Tourism organised by Crescentrating & Utopia Vacations last Tuesday (12).
Sri Lanka Must Tap Into Lucrative 'Halal' Tourism Market: Expert
by Zulfath Saheed/ www.lbr.lk
Sri Lanka's travel and tourism can reap the benefits of a burgeoning halal conscious consumer segment, primarily middle eastern travelers who are growing in volume and account for a higher percentage of travel spend, said an industry expert.
Crescentrating partners with Bosnia & Herzegovina's Agency for Halal to promote Halal friendly travel in the Balkans. The partnership agreement was signed in Sarajevo at the "Halal Friendly Tourism" Forum by Amir Sakic, Director of the Agency of Halal Quality Certification (Bosnia), and Fazal Bahardeen, CEO of Crescentrating.
Fazal Bahardeen, CEO of Crescentrating, speaks to Freda Liu of BFM on the opportunities in the halal (friendly) travel industry. He talks about the opportunities across the whole value chain of the travel industry.
Abdelhamid Evans from World Halal Forum speaks to Freda Liu of BFM on the opportunities in the halal (friendly) travel industry. He talks about the opportunities across the whole value chain of the travel industry. AbdelHamid also talks about how Crescentrating has been pioneering the Halal Freindly rating in the travel industry.
BFM is a leading Business Station in Malaysia (you listen to them on FM 89.9)