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31 Oct 2017

Singapore is the 6th most popular travel destination for Muslim millennials: Study

SINGAPORE - Singapore is the sixth most popular travel destination for Muslim millennials, according to findings of a study released on Thursday (Oct 26).

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31 Oct 2017

Young Muslims to drive $300 bn boom in Islamic travel: study

Young Muslims worldwide are expected to almost double their spending on travel in the coming years, driving a boom in Islamic tourism that will make the sector worth $300 billion, a study said Thursday.

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31 Oct 2017

Taiwan looks to woo Malaysian investors for Halal sector

Malaysian entrepreneurs have been encouraged to venture into halal food and beverage or halal-related businesses in Taiwan.

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23 Oct 2017

Tap into Japan’s halal market segment SME told

TOKYO, Oct 21 — More Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SME) should look to penetrate into the halal market segment in Japan, seizing the opportunity of a growing demand for such products | Money | Malay Mail Online

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23 Oct 2017

Enjoy Halal food in Japan

Japan is emerging as a preferred tourist destination for Muslims. Though the country has a very small percentage of Muslim residents, it is generously making room for cross-cultural amalgamation by coming up with facilities such as mosques, pray...

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20 Oct 2017

Muslim travellers are becoming a significant segment within global travel

By 2020 approximately 26% of the world’s population will be Muslim and, given the growth of the Muslim middle class and younger population with increased disposable income, Muslim travellers are becoming a significant segment within the global...

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18 Oct 2017

Is Azerbaijan open for halal tourism?

Have you heard of 'Halal tourism' before? 'Halal' is a notion typically used for food but covers all activities of daily life in accordance with the Islamic Law.

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13 Oct 2017

Halal tourism, accessible travel 'key growth market'

Halal tourism and accessible travel have been identified as key growth markets while Azerbaijan and Sri Lanka are two destinations proving popular with UAE travellers, it has been revelead.

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12 Oct 2017

Muslim market figures heavily in Japan’s arrivals goal

As Japan looks set to break the record of 24 million arrivals received last year, suppliers and travel agents are working hand-in-hand to grow the sizeable segment of Muslim travellers by catering to their dietary requirements and other needs.

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11 Oct 2017

Cape Town chefs educated on Halal gourmet cuisine to meet needs of Muslim travellers

Muslim travellers are becoming a significant segment in the global travel and tourism sector. By approximately 26% of the world's population will be Muslim and, given the growth of the Muslim middle class and younger population with increased di...

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10 Oct 2017

Industry jargon and technical terminology: No such thing as a ‘halal hotel’ in Malaysia – Islamic Tourism Centre head

A hotel in Kuala Lumpur has been riding a wave of headlines calling it the first “halal hotel” in the country but technically speaking there is no such thing as a “halal hotel” in Malaysia, the director of Malaysia’s Islamic Tourism Ce...

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10 Oct 2017

Cape Town chefs toast Halal tourism

The world's first Halal Gourmet Dining for Chefs Accreditation, organised by Singapore-based CrescentRating in collaboration with Cape Town Tourism, took place from 4-6 October 2017.

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09 Oct 2017

Entrepreneurs urged: Explore opportunities in Halal market

Local entrepreneurs are encouraged to cash in on the huge global market for Halal products.

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27 Sep 2017

Halal travellers 'top spenders of international travel'

Muslim travellers are the biggest spenders when it comes to international travel, with studies showing a halal traveller spending about $10,410 on average per trip outside the Gulf.

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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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