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22 Sep 2017

Chinese tap lucrative Halal market

DUBAI, 21 September 2017: Standing behind her stall at a Dubai exhibition centre, Dai Dong He offered expo visitors what looked like carefully wrapped biscuits or chocolates.

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19 Sep 2017

Japan opens up to halal tourism

Japan is pushing to promote itself as a destination for Muslim travellers. The country hopes to benefit from a global boom in the sector and build on demand Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics is set to drive.

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15 Sep 2017

Kansai eateries go halal for local delicacies

Amid the surge in foreign tourists, an increasing number of local delicacies in Osaka, including konamon flour-based dishes, are being served as halal food (see below), which is food that Muslims who adhere strictly to Islamic law are allowed to eat.

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14 Sep 2017

The modern Muslim traveller: Still an untapped segment?

Despite the Muslim traveller global expenditure set to reach US$192 billion by 2020, not many marketers are tapping into the market.

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12 Sep 2017

Halal eating, not as easy as ABC in Korea

For Muslims, eating right means more than simply a balanced diet; it is a sacred law of their religion that they dutifully abide by.

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11 Sep 2017

S. Korea pins hopes on halal foods to woo Muslim tourists

South Korea has high hopes that halal food will help breathe new vitality into the local tourism industry hit hard by a sharp drop in Chinese visitors over the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system here.

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06 Sep 2017

Tourism Indonesia goes on sales drive for Chinese Muslims

Tourism Indonesia is leading a five-day mission to China to tap Muslim travel demand in key areas of the country including Xi’an, Jinan and Beijing.

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04 Sep 2017

Turkey leads $155B Muslim travel market with most convenient transportation

A report exploring the $155 billion Muslim travel market cited Turkey as the most convenient country in terms of accessibility, emphasizing its developed airport connectivity and communication facilities, access to prayer rooms and visa-free tra...

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25 Aug 2017

Halal sector rakes in big bucks

The local Halal industry generated revenue of B$88 million by the end of 2016, according to data reported from 35 companies.

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08 Aug 2017

Interlaken, The New Swiss Mecca For Rich Muslim Tourists

The boom from Gulf countries is the direct result of a promotional campaign that features halal menus, Arabic speakers and prayer mat in front of hotels.

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25 Jul 2017

Halal food moves in Cambodia

Cambodia will cooperate with Thailand and Malaysia to establish halal standards to cater to the rising number of Muslim travellers visiting Cambodia, especially from the Middle East.

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25 Jul 2017

Halal travel gets green light

A US$220 billion Islamic travel market has the world scrambling to welcome new guests and keep them in the manner to which they are accustomed.

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21 Jul 2017

Indonesia’s Tourism: Three Major Trends To Watch For

Indonesia has been a world favourite holiday destination for decades, with tourists from Australia and Southeast Asia mainly flocking to the resort island of Bali. But with a string of government campaigns, the industry is expected to diversify ...

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10 Jul 2017

Halal Tourism – The Focus of Many Countries

In 2007, Euromonitor International reported that halal tourism had a great potential and was likely to boom in the coming years. The estimate was right. Since then, the number of Muslim travelers around the world have been on the rise.

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06 Jul 2017

Panduan Wisatawan Muslim ke Pulau Bintan Resmi Diluncurkan

Pulau Bintan adalah salah satu destinasi wisata spektakuler di Indonesia. Bintan menjadi salah satu tujuan liburan yang populer di Asia Tenggara dan sangat tepat untuk berlibur para wisatawan muslim.

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06 Jul 2017

Summer in London still a hot choice for Gulf visitors

DUBAI: London seems to be as popular as ever with visitors from the Arabian Gulf this year, with regional airlines reporting the usual summer surge in visitors to the UK capital.

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03 Jul 2017

What’s next for DMOs?

At the European Cities Marketing International Conference in Dubrovnik, May 31-June 3, 2017, a record number of 200 delegates from European cities met industry thought leaders and tourism academics from around the globe to debate and strategize ...

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30 Jun 2017

Philippines urged to expand 'Halal tourism'

The Philippines should take advantage of its proximity to large Muslim markets such as Malaysia and Indonesia and boost its "Halal tourism," an analyst said Monday.

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29 Jun 2017

S'pore companies well-placed to tap China's halal market

The Chinese market, worth US$21b, is one of the world's fastest-growing but it lacks national standards and legislative support

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28 Jun 2017

Taiwan – The Halal Traveler’s Ultimate Destination

The efforts of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau in creating a Muslim-friendly environment, as well as growing awareness of Taiwan as a holiday destination, are attracting thousands of Muslim travelers from across the world to Taiwan.

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