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12 Sep 2017

The Halal Gourmet Chef Training Program In Cape Town - A CrescentRating Accreditation Program

​The Halal Gourmet Chef CrescentRating Accreditation Program that will be commencing in Cape Town, South Africa from 3rd to 4th October 2017 will aim to introduce those who are part of the hospitality-culinary industry to Halal food standards ...

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08 Sep 2017

Heritance Ahungalla – A Luxury Retreat in Ahungalla for Muslim Travelers

Heritance Ahungalla is a 5-star luxurious hotel located in Ahungalla, Galle, in Sri Lanka. The hotel has been awarded a Crescent Rating of 3 based on the Halal-friendly services that are provided for Muslim guests. Accommodation options for ...

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07 Sep 2017

Hotel Hill Top Kandy – A Muslim-Friendly Getaway in Kandy

Hotel Hill Top Kandy is a 3-star hotel located a short distance from the main city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. The hotel has been awarded a Crescent Rating of 3 based on the Halal-friendly services on offer for Muslim guests. The hotel is located with...

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21 Aug 2017

Banyan Tree Bintan – A Muslim-Friendly Resort on Bintan Island

The Banyan Tree Bintan resort has much to offer travelers who want to enjoy a Muslim-friendly getaway on Bintan Island. The resort is beautiful, allowing guests  to enjoy water sports such as jet skiing or snorkeling, as well as plenty of free-...

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13 Aug 2017

Heritance Kandalama – Luxury in Dambulla with Muslim-friendly Services

Heritance Kandalama is a 5-star luxury hotel that is located in Dambulla, Sri Lanka. The hotel has been awarded a 2-star CrescentRating based on the level of Halal-friendly facilities on offer. The hotel offers a panoramic view of the famous Da...

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19 Jul 2017

ITB Asia 2017 – A Look at Asia’s Top Travel and Trade Show

Asia’s leading travel trade convention - ITB Asia 2017 will be hosting its 10th edition of the event at the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore from 25th to 27th 2017. ITB Asia 2017 which is organised by Messe Berlin (Singapore) Pte Ltd wi...

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13 Jul 2017

Turyaa Kalutara – A Luxury Resort with Muslim-Friendly Facilities in Kalutara

Turyaa Kalutara is a 5-star ocean-front hotel in Kalutara, Sri Lanka, that has been awarded a 3-star Crescent Rating based on the Halal-friendly services that are available for Muslim guests. Guests can take in the scenic beach view from their r...

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09 Jul 2017

Heritance Tea Factory – A Unique Retreat In Nuwara Eliya For Muslim Travelers

The Heritance Tea Factory is a 4-star hotel located in the region of Nuwara Eliya that has been awarded with a 3-star Crescent Rating based on the Muslim-friendly facilities that are provided for Muslim guests. This unique retreat was once a ...

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28 Jun 2017

Muslim-Friendly Accommodation in Sri Lanka - Club Hotel Dolphin

Club Hotel Dolphin - located in Waikkal, Negombo in Sri Lanka - has been awarded a 3-star Crescent Rating based on the facilities and services it provides it Muslim guests.This 4-star hotel is conveniently just 20 km away from the Bandaranaike...

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28 Jun 2017

Fairmont Singapore - 5 Star Luxury in the Heart of Singapore

Awarded a 5-star Muslim-friendly rating by Crescentrating, Fairmont Singapore is a luxury 5-star hotel located in the heart of Singapore. It is found at a convenient location providing guests with easy access to the prominent shopping and busi...

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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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29 May 2017

How Big Data is Validating the Ramadan Phenomenon

When you run a website/app, you watch your traffic like an investor keeping track of a stock portfolio. On the first day of this year’s Ramadan, we were doing exactly that. That is when we realised something unusual was happening on HalalTrip....

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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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10 May 2017

Key Segments in the Muslim Travel Market

In addition to the increasing availability of Muslim-friendly travel services, another key factor driving the demand of Muslim travel is the growth in the Muslim population itself and the rise of younger Muslim travelers. Here's a closer loo...

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09 May 2017

Mega Trends in the Muslim Consumer Market

With an expenditure of about USD 155 billion in 2016, the Muslim Travel Market is one significant contributor to the overall Muslim consumer market - which is estimated to be worth USD 2 to 3 trillion across various Halal industries of food, lif...

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08 May 2017

10 Pressing Questions Facing the Muslim Travel Segment

The Muslim Travel Market is growing amidst a dynamic landscape with various environmental factors set to change and affect businesses and consumers. While the future remains optimistic, here are 10 key questions to help the Muslim travel industr...

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03 May 2017

Mapping GMTI to User Experience & the Introduction of the ACES Tool

The launch of the Mastercard-Crescentrating Global Muslim Travel Index for the year 2017 saw the introduction of the GMTI Experience Map and the new ACES Tool - to help destinations identify and understand how they can better appeal to the Musli...

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03 May 2017

Malaysia and Singapore at the Forefront of a Projected US$220 Billion Muslim Travel Market: Mastercard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index 2017

Jakarta, 3 May 2017 – Malaysia and Singapore have strengthened their position as the top performing destinations of a sector expected to be worth $220 billion by 2020 according to the most comprehensive research released on the global Muslim t...

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11 Apr 2017

Earl's Regency Hotel – Accommodation With Muslim-friendly Facilities in Kandy

Earl’s Regency Hotel is a 5-star hotel located in the hills of Kandy in Sri Lanka. This luxurious hotel has been awarded Crescent Rating of 3 based on the Halal-friendly facilities that are available for Muslim guests.  Guests have a range...

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11 Apr 2017

Bandarawela Hotel – Accommodation With Muslim-friendly Facilities In Bandarawela

Bandarawela Hotel is a colonial-style 3-star hotel located in the middle of the city of Bandarawela in Sri Lanka. The hotel has been awarded a Crescent Rating of 3 based on the Halal facilities that are available for Muslim guests. The hotel is...

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