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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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12 Sep 2017

The Halal Gourmet Dining for Chefs Workshop in Cape Town - A CrescentRating Chef Accreditation Program

The Halal Gourmet Dining for Chefs workshop is a part of the CrescentRating Chef Accreditation Program which will launch in Cape Town, South Africa. The 2-day workshop on 4th & 5th October 2017 is designed for professionals who are associated wi...

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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 3-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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