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24 Jan 2018

Digital Muslim Travel Space Development

A significant increase in Halal digital economy initiatives into the Muslim travel market has resulted in massive changes in the online world, with Muslim millennial travelers as a primary driving force. The latest report from CrescentRating –...

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24 Jan 2018

Rise of Muslim Female Travelers

The latest report from CrescentRating, the Halal Travel Frontier 2018 highlights the travel trends that will be observed in the Halal travel industry for this current year. One of the top trends includes the continued rise of female Muslim mille...

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10 Jan 2018

Muslim Millennials, Artificial Intelligence (AI), New Training Opportunities to Shape Halal Travel in 2018

For almost a decade, CrescentRating has analysed the Halal travel market and benchmarked destinations with the annual Mastercard-Crescentrating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) reports. As ever, the industry has been rapidly evolving amidst a d...

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08 Jun 2017

Bintan Resorts Ties Up With CrescentRating to Lure Muslim Travellers

Bintan Resorts rolls out a series of initiatives in collaboration with CrescentRating and Halaltrip, to increase its appeal to Muslim travellers across the world with a focus on the neighbouring ASEAN region, China and the Middle East. The ne...

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24 May 2017

Muslim Millennial Travel Report to be Launched at ITB Asia 2017

Singapore, 23 May 2017 – ITB Asia, “Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show”, has extended its partnership with CrescentRating to deliver another exclusive insights programme into the multi-billion dollar Muslim travel market. According to f...

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27 Oct 2016

Muslim Business Travelers Present USD$22 Billion Opportunity for the Tourism Industry, New Research Finds

Muslim business travelers are gaining greater autonomy and increasing their use of technology and digital tools when planning to travel, according to new research released today by Mastercard and CrescentRating. Launched today at the inaugura...

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17 Oct 2016

World’s First-Ever Halal Personal Development Retreat Launched Targeting the Urban Muslim Traveler

The world’s first-ever Halal personal development retreat has been launched combining spirituality with personal development for the fast-growing urban global Muslim traveler. The Productive Muslim Retreat will be a unique personal developm...

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12 Oct 2016

HalalTrip Launches a Series of Halal Culinary Tours with Celebrity Chefs

HalalTrip is partnering with celebrity chefs across various destinations to launch unique Halal culinary tours for food and travel enthusiasts. With Muslim visitors expected to spend approximately USD $28 billion on food alone by 2017, HalalT...

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22 Aug 2016

Inspiring Change at the Innovation 4 Impact Competition 2016

The Innovation 4 Impact Competition 2016 commencing from October 11th to 12th will be a major highlight at the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016 (GIES 2016) that will be held at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. The theme for this year’s competit...

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02 Aug 2016

HalalTrip and Mastercard Commit to Supporting Global Muslim Tourism Growth

Jakarta, 2 August 2016 – To cater to a growing demand for Halal travel, HalalTrip – the online platform for Muslim travelers and a sister brand of CrescentRating, the world’s leading authority on Halal-friendly travel – in partnership wi...

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16 Jun 2016

GCC in Prime Position to Maximize Muslim Visitor Arrivals During Ramadan from 2023

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states are set to benefit from the growth in Muslim travelers during the holy month of Ramadan, according to new research released today by MasterCard and CrescentRating. The growing trend by Muslims ...

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16 Jun 2016

Future of Ramadan Travel to Impact Many Destinations Across the World

Many destinations will see an impact on visitor arrivals from the growing trend by Muslims to travel during the fasting period, according to new research released today by MasterCard and CrescentRating.  With Ramadan set to occur from June t...

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26 May 2016

ITB Asia Partners CrescentRating to Deliver Exclusive “Halal in Travel – Asia Summit 2016” Conference

Singapore, 26th May 2016 – ITB Asia, “Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show”, has established a partnership with CrescentRating, the world’s leading authority on halal travel. As part of the trade show’s first foray into Muslim travel, C...

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17 May 2016

MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index 2016’da Türkiye 3. sırada yer aldı.

Bu sektörde yayınlanan en kapsamlı araştırmaya göre, Türkiye küresel Müslüman seyahat pazarında en çok tercih edilen 3. Destinasyon olarak belirlenmiştir. 130 destinasyonu kapsayan The MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Trav...

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27 Apr 2016

Marriott Hotel leads the way to boost the Halal tourism economy in the Philippines

The Manila Marriott has become the first premium hotel chain to be rated for its Halal friendly services to help accelerate the vision of Philippines to become one of the world’s preferred destinations for Muslim tourists. The five star Man...

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23 Mar 2016

Malaysia and Singapore Retain Top Spots in the MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index 2016

Singapore, 23 March 2016 - Malaysia and Singapore have retained their positions as the top destinations in the global Muslim travel market, according to the most comprehensive research released on this the sector. The MasterCard-CrescentRatin...

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17 Feb 2016

Philippines accelerates plans to develop Halal tourism

The Philippines is accelerating its plans to position itself as one of the world’s preferred destinations for Muslim tourists. The Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) has unveiled a series of initiatives as part of a major drive to crea...

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09 Dec 2015

Indonesia launches new visitor guide for Muslim tourists

Indonesia has today launched a new interactive visitor guide as part of a major campaign to position itself as the world’s leading destination for Muslim tourists. The Muslim visitor guide has been created as a dedicated resource to showcase ...

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21 Sep 2015

Jeju Island launches new visitor guide for Muslim tourists

A comprehensive visitor guide for Muslim tourists has officially been launched by Jeju Island, highlighting what the popular South Korean destination has to offer Muslims. The launch of the visitor guide hopes to reach out to the lucrative Musli...

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03 Sep 2015

Tourism Australia launches new visitor guide for Muslim tourists

Over the years, one of the biggest issues that the Muslim traveller has faced has been finding suitable facilities on their trips abroad. Research by CrescentRating has established how Muslims tourists love travelling and exploring the world ...

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