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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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12 Aug 2015

The world’s first-ever Halal travel glossary launched

The world’s leading authority on Halal travel today launched a new glossary providing access to a wealth of terminology used in one of the fastest growing sectors globally. CrescentRating has published a new guide which promotes accurate an...

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09 Apr 2015

Two of the biggest names in Halal tourism to launch revolutionary new products at ATM 2015

Two of the world’s biggest names in halal tourism will launch new products aimed at revolutionising the fastest growing sector in the industry at the premier show for travel in the Middle East. CrescentRating and HalalTrip will be exhibiting ...

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02 Dec 2014

Sonesta Hotel El Olivar Becomes Peru's First Muslim-Friendly Hotel to be Accredited by CrescentRating

Sonesta Hotel El Olivar - a luxury five-star hotel located in the heart of the San Isidro district of Lima, recently became the first hotel in Peru to be awarded Muslim-friendly accreditation by CrescentRating. Sonesta Hotel El Olivar, which has...

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05 Nov 2014

Hotel Granvia Kyoto – First hotel in Japan to receive a Muslim-friendly rating by CrescentRating

The recognition by CrescentRating will further enhance Hotel Granvia Kyoto’s ability to attract the growing number of Muslim visitors to Japan       Kyoto – 5th November 2014 – Hotel Granvia Kyoto became the first hotel in Japan to...

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24 Oct 2014

MasterCard and CrescentRating announce a Global Muslim Travel Index

MasterCard and CrescentRating Announce a Global Muslim Travel Index Collaboration aims to meet the needs of the growing Muslim lifestyle segment Kuala Lumpur – October 29th, 2014 –MasterCard today signed an agreement with CrescentRati...

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