"Crescentrating, a Singapore-based company, has made traveling for Muslims a little more Shari'a compliant by providing them with a gateway to Halal-friendly travel.
Halal Focus, a website run by Imarat Consultants, estimates that Muslims represent about a quarter of the world's population and 10% of the global travel marketshare. With 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide, Halal goods and services will only continue to increase in demand, as already evidenced by the growth in Halal food products and Islamic banking"
Read more at newzglobe.com
22 Jun 2010
Syarikat Islam setempat menang anugerah Halal antarabangsa
Rancang tambah khidmat & produk untuk pelancong Muslim
Rosebi Mohd Sah
SYARIKAT setempat, Crescentrating Pte Ltd, yang merupakan satu-satunya syarikat dot.com yang menawarkan khidmat penilaian hotel mesra halal/Islam di seluruh dunia, menerima anugerah Jurnal Halal bagi Pelancongan dan Pelayanan 2010, semalam.
Syarikat itu mendapat anugerah tersebut kerana menjadi perintis bagi usaha-usaha memudahkan pelancongan sejagat bagi urusan perkhidmatan halal.
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June 13th, 2010 by Monika Grzesik
Crescentrating is a new system which rates hotels and travel services on their 'halal-friendliness'.
Fazal Bahardeen, CEO of new travel company Crescentrating.com talks about his ‘halal-friendly’ rating system designed for Muslim travellers.
"Halal Help : New Rating System Targets Islamic Tourism"
Read more (Page 15 of Travel Trade Weekly Issue 26)
Travel Trade Weekly is a leading news provider for travel industry professionals in the Middle East and North Africa, delivered every Saturday electronically and monthly as a hard copy.
TDME (Travel Daily Middle East) : Crescentrating promotes Halal tourism at ATM
MICEBTN : Crescentrating pushing Halal tourism
Gulf News : Ready for take off
Berita Harian (Singapore's leading Malay Newspaper) featured Crescentrating on one full page on the 5th April print edition. Read the three articles published by clicking the links below:
- Laman nilai tahap hotel mesra klien Islam
- Hotel paling mesra halal di sini dapat lima mata
- Kaedah penilaian hotel dari segi kemesraan halal
The above articles were followed by another article on it's print edition of 22nd April. Click below to read article online
Crescentrating CEO, Fazal Bahardeen, chaired the first ever Halaal Conference in Sri Lanka. Read the reports by the Sri Lankan media below:
Sunday Times, 7th February 2010
Industry leaders to gather at first ever Halaal Conference in Sri Lanka : With a World Muslim population of around 2 billion people and a market turnover in the Halaal sector soon to surpass US $ 1 trillion, industry leaders are gathering in Colombo at the first ever Halaal conference in Sri Lanka this month.
Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka, 9th February 2010
Industry leaders to gather at first-ever Halaal Conference in Sri Lanka : The first-ever Halaal Conference focusing on Islamic principles on a range of business sectors such as financial services, food and tourism and involving global and regional experts will be held in Colombo from 16 to 17 February at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo.
News Straits Times, the leading English daily of Malaysia, reports on the paper presented by the Crescentrating CEO, Fazal Bahardeen at the recent International Islamic Tourism and Halal Conference 2009. The conference was held in conjunction with the International Islamic Tourism and Halal Week. Themed "Strengthening the Malaysian halal industry and tapping the opportunities".
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Report by Radiance Weekly
"A website recently set up for Muslim travellers rates hotels by how far they go to meet their needs. Nine hotels in four countries have so far been assessed by Crescentrating (www.crescentrating.com), with about 40 waiting to be rated"
Singapore: Singapore’s leading English daily, Straits Times, reported the launch of the Crescentrating website on its 3rd November print edition as well as its online edition. Titled “Web Portal set up for Muslim travellers”, it highlights Frost and Sullivan, Singapore Tourism Board, Association of Muslim religious Teachers of Singapore, Fairmont and Swissotel views on the Portal.
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