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11 Apr 2018

Malaysia and Singapore retain pole positions in the US$220 Billion Muslim Travel Market- as rivals close in fast

Mastercard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index 2018 Malaysia and Singapore retain their position at the top of the list of OIC and non-OIC markets respectively for the eighth consecutive year Indonesia sees a rise in its position a...

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11 Apr 2018

Sustainability in Halal Travel & the Introduction of the Growth & Innovation Model

The launch of the Mastercard-Crescentrating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) for the year 2018 saw the introduction of four new criteria and the update of three existing indicators into its ACES measurements (Access, Communications, Environment...

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20 Mar 2018

Halal in Travel MIHAS 2018

The Halal in Travel summit by Crescentrating is set to make an impact at MIHAS 2018 which is among the most prominent travel trade exhibitions for leaders in the Halal travel industry. This major event will be held from April 4th to April 7t...

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07 Mar 2018

Catch Halal in Travel conference at ITB Berlin this March!

One of the major travel events from Crescentrating, Halal In Travel is set to be launched in Europe for the very first time at ITB Berlin 2018 in Berlin, Germany. ITB Berlin is also the largest tourism trade fair in the world, and this much a...

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08 Feb 2018

Content Discovery by Muslim Millennial Travelers

Image credit - www.marketing-interactive.com With the Muslim millennial traveler market constantly evolving and pushing for digital transformation in the online world, another key trend to be observed is the higher demand for seamless conten...

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05 Feb 2018

Talent Development in Halal Travel

The latest report from CrescentRating – the Halal Travel Frontier 2018, focuses on the main trends in the Muslim travel market that will create significant changes in the Halal travel industry. Among these key trends will be the focus on talen...

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01 Feb 2018

Authenticating Halal Assurance

The Halal Travel Frontier 2018 is the latest report from CrescentRating that features the top key trends that are set to take place in the Halal travel industry this year. These trends are of particular interest as they will play an important ro...

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26 Jan 2018

Asia to Lead in Halal Travel

According to the latest Halal Travel Frontier 2018 report from CrescentRating that focuses on this year’s key travel trends, Asia is set to take the spotlight in Halal travel. Driven by innovation, Asia will progress even further in Halal tour...

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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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20 Dec 2017

The Benefits of Reaching Out to the Muslim Travel Market

The Muslim population of the world is growing rapidly; therefore, several countries are seeing an increase in Muslim visitors. For a lot of Muslims, travelling is about learning new cultures and traditions; to sum it up, it’s about gaining kno...

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07 Dec 2017

Highlights at the Halal Gourmet Dining for Chefs Workshop in South Africa

CrescentRating with the help of Cape Town Tourism organized a 2-day workshop on 4th and 5th of October in Cape Town, the capital of South Africa. The event was aimed at those who are part of the culinary industry of Cape Town as the main aim was...

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05 Dec 2017

Japan to welcome over one million Muslim tourists according to the inaugural Mastercard-CrescentRating Japan Muslim Travel Index 2017

Tokyo, 5th December 2017 – Japan is set to benefit from one of the world’s fastest growing tourism sectors by welcoming over one million Muslim visitors according to new research. The Mastercard-CrescentRating Japan Muslim Travel Index (J...

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15 Nov 2017

ILIOS Travel for Travel Services and Tours in South Africa

ILIOS Travel has made its name as one of the top travel service providers in South Africa through the introduction of its wide range of tour packages. Having made an impact in South Africa, ILIOS Travel is a travel agency that has accreditation...

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17 Oct 2017

Halal in Travel Asia Summit 2017 – Understanding the Muslim Millennial Travel Market

ITB Asia 2017 - Asia’s leading travel trade convention - is set to take place in Singapore from the 25th to 27th October 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, featuring industry leaders including CrescentRating and HalalTrip to share valuable i...

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13 Oct 2017

Avani Kalutara Resort - Muslim Friendly Resort in Sri Lanka

Avani Kalutara Resort in Kalutara, Sri Lanka, has been rewarded with a Crescent Rating based on the services and facilities it offers Muslim guests. The resort can be reached within a 2.5 hour drive from the Bandaranaike International Airport...

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11 Oct 2017

Travel Packages and Tours From Swire Travel Philippines

Swire Travel Philippines is a reputed travel service provider that has been responsible for creating innovative travel packages and services for their customers. Swire Travel Philippines has been in the travel industry for over 30 years and has ...

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06 Oct 2017

CrescentRating to Attend Uzakrota Travel Summit in Belgrade on the 27th October

Uzakrota Travel Summit will be held at Belgrade, Serbia, on the 27th of October 2017 with an aim to be the first abroad event. The summit will be held at Metropol Hotel Belgrade and will host not only personnel from tourism and media but also bu...

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02 Oct 2017

Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet – A Luxurious Muslim-Friendly Retreat in Istanbul

Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet has been awarded the highest rating of 7 by CrescentRating based on the level of Muslim-friendly facilities it offers to guests. This 5-star hotel is located 17km from Ataturk International Airport and is about 1km away f...

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