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SINGAPORE: A Singapore-based company has launched an iPhone application alerting Muslims when to pray and in which direction they should face even when they are 35,000 feet in the air. SINGAPORE: A Singapore-based company has launched an iPhone application alerting Muslims when to pray and in which direction they should face even when they are 35,000 feet in the air.

"The Muslim traveller is probably the largest untapped market in the travel industry today," Crescentrating Chief Operating Officer Dany Bolduc said. "It really isn't catered to, as well as it should be given the immense size and potential of this market."

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Savoir quand et dans quelle direction faire sa prière islamique quand on se trouve à 10.000 mètres d'altitude : une application pour iPhone promet de résoudre ce problème qui embarrasse des millions de musulmans.

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Travelers input the flight details and are provided with prayer times during their journey, as well as the direction of the Muslim holy city of Makkah.
Crescentrating, a firm that gives "halal" or Islam-compliant ratings to hotels and other travel-related establishments, plans to make the free app, called Crescent Trips, available to Android smartphones within months, chief executive Fazal Bahardeen said.

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A SINGAPORE-BASED company has launched an iPhone app alerting Muslims when to pray and in which direction they should face - even when they're 35,000 feet in the air.

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A Singapore-based company has launched an iPhone app alerting Muslims when to pray and in which direction they should face even when they're 35 000 feet in the air.

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SINGAPORE, August 13, 2013 (AFP) - A Singapore-based company has launched an iPhone app alerting Muslims when to pray and in which direction they should face even when they're 35,000 feet in the air.

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A Media Briefing was held in Singapore on 25th July led by The Hon. Tun Musa Hitam, Chairman of WIEF Foundation along with Tan Sri Ahmad Fuzi Abdul Razak, Secretary General of WIEF Foundation and Datuk Syed Abu Bakar Almohdzar, Managing Director of WIEF Foundation at Intercontinental Hotel. From Singapore, Fazal Bahardeen, Founder & CEO of Crescentrating will be speaking at the 'Developing the Concept of Halal Tourism' at the 9th WIEF and was present at the briefing sharing his perspective on developing the concept of Halal Tourism.

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"Crescentrating announced last week the launch of "Crescent Trips" Apple iOS mobile application, for its In-flight Prayer Time Calculator. The Apple iOS application will now enable users to calculate prayer times as well the prayer direction along their flight path on Apple iOS devices using Crescentrating.com's web based Air Travel Prayer Times calculator launched last year."

Für Angehöriger bestimmter Religionen gibt es an Bord von Verkehrsflugzeugen diverse Möglichkeiten, ihren glaubensspezifischen Gepflogenheiten nachzukommen. Sehr häufig in Anspruch genommen werden in diesem Zusammenhang speziell zubereitete Mahlzeiten (beispielsweise kosher oder moslemgerecht). Jetzt bietet der Anbieter "Crescentrating" aus Singapur eine spezielle Smartphone-App, die Moslems bei deren Gebeten hoch über den Wolken unterstützen soll.

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Crescentrating, the pioneer and world leader in Halal Travel, announced Dany Bolduc, a former Blackberry and AirAsia executive, as the Chief Operating Officer of the company to steer the business in its next growth phase.

Bolduc is a Canadian national, having over 20 years' experience in executive, senior management and sales leadership roles in the telecommunications, e-commerce and travel industries across North America, Europe and Asia.

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ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: San Salvador

GEOGRAPHY

Located in central America El Salvador is the smallest country in the continent . it has a land area close to 21,040km² and a coast line of 307 km's.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 6.1 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.

CLIMATE

The country has a tropical climate with mostly fixed wet and dry seasons. Rain fall occurs between may and October while the annual temperature is between 22°C and 24°C.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Castilian is the official language.

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