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18 Jan 2017

Treating Muslim Tourists with Respect

Muslim-friendly tourism is currently growing in non-Muslim countries. It is an attempt to make the tourism experience enjoyable to Muslim travelers and allowing them to perform religious duties. The competition among non-Muslim destinations to a...

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09 Jan 2017

Explore the Role of Halal in Culture, Economy and Trade at Halal Expo Australia 2017

This year’s Halal Expo Australia 2017 will be commencing from 11th to 12th February 2017 at Rosehill Gardens, Paramatta in Sydney. The Halal Expo Australia 2017 is where global services, affiliated bodies, academics and professionals come toge...

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26 Dec 2016

Accommodation Preferences of Muslim Travelers - Muslim Business Traveler Insights

The Muslim Business Traveler Insights 2016 (MBTI) is a report presented by CrescentRating and Mastercard that focuses on the travel patterns and preferences of the average Muslim business traveler. The MBTI 2016 report goes to show that Muslim b...

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21 Dec 2016

Performing Prayers Onboard The Plane - Muslim Business Traveler Insights

When referring to the research presented in the Muslim Business Traveler Insights 2016 (MBTI 2016) report by CrescentRating and Mastercard, the travel patterns of the average Muslim business traveler is similar to that of regular business travel...

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15 Dec 2016

Travel Patterns and Behavior of Travelers Onboard the Plane - Muslim Business Traveler Insights

Just like any business traveler flying to different destinations for business purposes – the average Muslim business traveler will also have their own travelling preferences. The travel patterns and behaviour of the average Muslim business tra...

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14 Dec 2016

What Do Travelers Require at Airports - Muslim Business Traveler Insights

It is common for any frequent business traveler to spend a portion of their time in airports – and for the average Muslim business traveler, it is no different. However, the Muslim Business Traveler Insights 2016 (MBTI 2016) - a joint report ...

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07 Dec 2016

Trip Planning by Muslim Travelers - Muslim Business Traveler Insights

Travel planning by a Muslim business traveler comprises a number of different aspects. An important factor of the average Muslim business traveler's planning is locating suitable accommodation to cater to their needs. Halal facilities and d...

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02 Dec 2016

Key Reasons and Concerns When Planning a Business Trip - Muslim Business Traveler Insights

Muslim Business Traveler Insights 2016 released by CrescentRating and Mastercard – the first-ever detailed report examining the travel trends and attitudes of a sub-segment of the growing Muslim travel market – focuses on the travel behavior...

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20 Nov 2016

Discuss the Impact of Halal Tourism at Halal Expo Japan 2016 – Halal For All

Halal Media Japan will be hosting the Halal Expo Japan 2016 from 22nd to 23rd November 2016 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Trade Centre Taito-kan in Asakusa. This international event will feature several Halal tourism service providers inc...

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08 Nov 2016

Turkey to Host the First International Halal Tourism Congress to Share Expertise on Global Halal Travel

The very first international Halal Tourism Congress will be held from 7th to 9th April 2017 in Marmaris, Turkey at the Angel’s Marmaris Hotel. The congress will bring together travel experts and academicians who will share their expertise on ...

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07 Nov 2016

Nouvo City Hotel - Halal-Friendly Accommodation for Muslims in Bangkok

Nouvo City Hotel is a Halal-friendly boutique hotel in Thailand located at Bangkok's Khaosan Area – 28km away from the Suvarnabhumi Airport. The buzzing Banglumphu Market is only a 10 minute walk from the hotel and many other attractions a...

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28 Oct 2016

Muslim Millennials – What Does Travel Mean To Us?

Youth travel is an important segment in the Muslim Travel Market. The global Muslim population is projected to rapidly grow largely because of its standing as the youngest population of all major religious group, with an average age of 23 – 7 ...

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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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26 Sep 2016

Marco Polo - Muslim-Friendly Accommodation in the Heart of Manila

Sitting in the heart of Manila, in the center of the business hub is Marco Polo Ortigas Manila. This luxurious 5-star hotel in the Phillipines is ideal for anyone who is on a business venture or for anyone on a holiday. The hotel offers 316 we...

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15 Sep 2016

Halal Tourism or Muslim-Friendly Tourism?

There is now a growing interest in Halal tourism from the perspectives of both industry and academic research. Many stress the fact that any strategy to develop or market Halal tourism products and services must be guided by Islamic teachings an...

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14 Sep 2016

Halal Tourism in a Muslim Country: What is Next?

The marketing of Halal tourism can be complex due to the fact that non-Muslim tourists and Muslim tourists react differently to it. The basic premise is non-Muslims perceive destinations in some Islamic countries as different from ‘Western’ ...

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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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05 Aug 2016

How to Be a Muslim-Friendly Restaurant

Creating a Muslim-friendly restaurant is the way to capture Muslims diners. Making a few changes to the facilities that adequately cater to Muslim needs could increase their perception of the restaurant and make them keen to have their meals t...

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