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Crescentrating announces its Top 10 Halal Friendly Shopping Destinations for 2012. The rankings are based on its surveys and traveler feedback. These ten destinations provide not just a great shopping experience, but also cater well to the needs of Muslim shoppers with Halal food availability, and in most cases easy access to prayer rooms in the main shopping districts/malls.

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Sinagpore: As a frequent flier and devout Muslim, businessman Abdalhamid Evans always comes up against the same challenge in the air: when to say his prayers.
Muslims are required to pray five times a day at certain hours, but this schedule becomes complicated when crossing various time zones at thousands of metres above sea level....

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DEVOUT Muslims, who pray five times a day at set hours, often run into problems trying to meet their religious obligations when flying across time zones. The Koran, which was written down in an age before air travel, offers little guidance on the issue. But now, fortunately, there's an app for that. Agence-France Presse reports from Singapore.

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BANGKOK — Tolerance, the Thais have learned, is good for business.

In recent advertising and marketing campaigns, the government here in "the land of smiles" has actively gone after categories of tourists that for reasons of political sensitivity or outright discrimination are shunned in some neighboring countries.

Read more: www.nytimes.com

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.

Read more:www.heraldsun.com.au

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.

Read more: www.timeslive.co.za

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.

Read more: www.lankabusinessonline.com

  • Peru Overview

    Once the stronghold of the Inca Empire, Peru is among the richest countries in terms of history and culture in South America. Expanding from the Andes to the Amazon, Peru is a beautiful destination to visit. Peru offers a wide range of experiences and attractions that travellers can visit. From…
  • Lima - An Overview

    An exciting South American city, the capital of Peru, Lima is quite diverse in nature. Finding a perfect location between the Pacific coastline and the foot of the Andes, the Peruvian Capital offers visitors with a number of attractions and exciting things to do.

  • Cusco - An Overview

    One of the most interesting cities in southern Peru, Cusco has everything that you can expect from a travel destination. The city has also served as the capital of the Inca Empire and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city serves as a great place for visitors to start…
  • Machu Picchu - The Incan Ruin

    At 8000 feet above the sea level, located on a hilltop is the ancient city of Inca, Machu Pichu. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Machu Pichu is also called as the ‘Lost City of Incas’. Machu Pichu is one of the most important sites of the Incan Empire and a…
  • Arequipa - The White City in Peru

    In the Southern Coastal region of Peru is the city of Arequipa, also known as the white city. The city is surrounded by volcanic peaks and is one of the most important cities in Peru. The city is popular for its glistening white buildings that are made from sillar, a…
  • Manu National Park

    A nature reserve located in southern Peru, the Manu National Park is one of the largest national parks in South America. The park protects a number of ecological zones and was declared as Biosphere Reserve in 1977 and later as a World Heritage Site in 1987 by UNESCO. The park…
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Peru Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Lima

GEOGRAPHY

Peru is situated in the central western coast of South America. It shares borders with Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Peru has a land area of 1,285,216 km2.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 29 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.

CLIMATE

The climate of Peru varies form regons. It is subtropical with little rain fall in the Coasts and the highlands observe a cool-to-cold climate with rainy summers and very dry winters. In the lowlands the the climate is generally hot.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Spanish is the official language. Quechua and Aymara are widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT -5 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 9 AM to 6 PM

HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: July 28th
May Day: May 1st
Battle of Angamos: October 8th
Immaculate Conception: December 8th
Christmas: December 25th

CURRENCY

Peruvian nuevo sol

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 105
Medical/Fire: 116


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