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Crescentrating Newsletter : Issue #1

Released on the 2nd of Dhul Hijjah 1430AH


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Alhamdulillah, we are pleased to send you our first newsletter, which will be a monthly newsletter sent around the 1st day of the Islamic month. If you have received this email directly from us and do not wish to receive them in the future, please click on the unsubscribe link below and Insha Allah you will not receive them in the future.

We hope the newsletter will keep you informed of the developments at Crescentrating so that you can make your next trip an even more pleasant and enjoyable one. We are constantly improving our website and services offered to make your one-stop web portal for all your halal friendly travel needs. Support us by booking a Crescentrated Hotel through our website for your next trip.

All hotels which are listed in our website are keen to make the Halal conscious travelers' stay in their hotel a comfortable one. They are happy to make special arrangements, where possible, on request by the guest. We have plans to integrate a feature where you could request a specific Halal friendly service which the Hotel usually provides only on request. In the meantime if you book a Hotel through us and would like to make any special request concerning halal related needs, please send us an email ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) with your request and your booking confirmation code. We will contact the hotel to check if they could accommodate your request.

Looking forward to your support. May you and your families get the full blessings of the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah.

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From the Crescentrating team
2nd Dhul Hijjah, 1430H / 19th November 2009


  • Latvia Overview

    One of the most exciting places to visit in Europe, Latvia is a hidden treasure that visitors will definitely enjoy exploring. Located on the coast of the Baltic Sea, the country has beautiful sceneries and secluded beaches. Discover the world heritage sites in Latvia and the numerous museums that preserve…
  • Jurmala - The Beautiful Resort City

    Tucked along the south coast of the Gulf of Riga is the beautiful resort city of Latvia, Jurmala. Located about 28Km from the capital Riga, it is one of the best resort towns in the entire Baltic region.

  • Riga - The Medieval City of Latvia

    The capital of Latvia, Riga is a laidback city featuring the ambiance of a sleepy medieval town. The charming Old Town and the Art Nouveau architecture in the city centre are the prime attractions of the city. Whether it is museum exploration, beach fun or just relaxing, Riga attracts numerous travellers…
  • The Slitere National Park


     The Slitere National Park is a protected area located in the Talsi district of the Kurzeme Region on the west coast of Latvia. Stretching over an area of 265 square kilometres Slitere National Park is one of the oldest nature reserves in the Baltic region.

  • Liepaja - The Place To Be

    Located along the Baltic Coast in the southwest end of Latvia is the wonderful city of Liepaja. The third largest city of Latvia, Liepaja has some interesting things to see and lots of fun activities to enjoy.

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Latvia Info



Located between Estonia and Lithuania, Latvia is nearly 41% covered with woodlands and has a coastline close to 531 km's.and the total land area of the country is close to 64,589 km2.


A population of close to 2.24 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.


Severe snowfalls are very common in Latvia , The countries climate is influenced by the cold winds from Russia. The average temperature during winter can go beyond -18°C while the average during summer is between 20°C to 25°C.


Latvian is the official language.


GMT+2 hrs throughout the year


General: 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM

New Year's Day:January 1st
Labour Day: May 1st
Restoration of Independence Day: May 4th
Christmas Eve: December 24th
Christmas Day: December 25th
Boxing Day: December 26th
Independence Day: February 4th


Latvian lats


Police/Medical/Fire: 112

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