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23 Jun 2015

Grand BlueWave Hotel Shah Alam Malaysia awarded the highest possible Muslim-friendly rating of 7

Having earned itself the highest-possible Muslim-friendly rating of 7 by CrescentRating, Grand Bluewave Hotel Shah Alam is one of Malaysia's finest Halal-friendly hotels located in the in the heart of Shah Alam. The luxurious 5-star hotel is...

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22 Jun 2015

Chinese Muslims to drive Halal tourism growth

China’s growing Muslim population has been identified as a high potential source market for Islamic destinations. Experts note that the rapid expansion of China’s Muslim population has resulted in inflated demand for travel from China to ce...

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22 Jun 2015

Al Jawhara Hotels & Apartments - Excellent Muslim-friendly facilities and Islamic hospitality

The Jawhara group of hotels comprise an impressive portfolio of two Muslim-friendly hotels - Al Jawhara Gardens Hotel and Al Jawhara Metro Hotel - as well as a luxury apartment complex - Jawhara Hotel Apartments – located in the heart of Dubai...

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22 Jun 2015

East Lancashire firms urged to target Halal tourism

Businesses in East Lancashire who supply products and services to Muslims are being urged to tap into the global boom in halal tourism. Industry experts stated that Halal tourism could provide a key growth area for the Lancashire economy - espe...

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22 Jun 2015

Thailand rolls out new campaign to woo Muslim travellers

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is allocating 10–15 per cent of its annual marketing budget to a new campaign focused on promoting the country as a Muslim-friendly tourism destination. The Muslim Friendly Destination campaign was laun...

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22 Jun 2015

Royal Plaza on Scotts: A luxury retreat for Muslim travellers in Singapore

Being one of Singapore's most reputed hotels, Royal Plaza on Scotts is an award-winning luxury hotel located a mere 5 minute walk away from Orchard Road – the country's popular retail and entertainment hub and prominent tourist attract...

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22 Jun 2015

Malaysia aims 5 percent annual growth of Muslim tourists

Malaysia expects Muslim visitor arrivals to grow at an average of 5% annually amid growing demand for Islamic tourism products. Islamic Tourism Centre (ITC) director general Zulkifly Md Said said the country received 5.5 million Muslim travelle...

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22 Jun 2015

More restaurants in Taiwan gain Halal certification

Taiwan's Tourism Bureau said several restaurants, including some in Taipei 101, the National Palace Museum and scenic Sun Moon Lake have earned Halal certification. The bureau said in a news conference on Friday that 24 restaurants recently...

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19 Jun 2015

Travel Point LLC Oman's first travel agency to be accredited by CrescentRating

Being one of Oman's leading travel service providers, Travel Point LLC joined the growing global community of Muslim-friendly travel agents by recently becoming a CrescentRated travel agent – the first travel agent in Oman to do so. Tra...

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18 Jun 2015

New airline in Southern Thailand targets Muslims

With an aim to tap into the unmet demand in Thailand's predominantly Muslim southern border provinces, a new airline has been established, providing direct flights to Saudi Arabia for pilgrims traveling to Mecca and other Islamic holy cities...

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18 Jun 2015

Sharjah aims to become a hub for Halal tourism

Sharjah is seeking to be a hub for Halal and family tourism and hopes to attract 10 million tourists by 2021. Industry experts note that 70% of all tourists to Sharjah are families, while 35% are from Gulf Cooperation Council states, Muslim coun...

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18 Jun 2015

Madrid hotels plan to attract more Muslim guests

An increasing number of hotels in Madrid are targeting the Muslim travel market - particularly travellers from the Middle East - with offerings of Halal food and other Muslim-friendly facilities. Spain received over 70,000 visitors from the Uni...

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18 Jun 2015

Dorsett Grand Subang Luxurious Muslim-friendly accommodation in Subang Jaya

Dorsett Grand Subang is an excellent Muslim-friendly hotel located in Malaysia's affluent suburban city of Subang Jaya. Being just 35 minutes away from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Dorsett Grand Subang is ideal for both business a...

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18 Jun 2015

Club Hotel Dolphin - Perfect Family Hotel on Sri Lanka's West Coast

Located on Sri Lanka's beautiful west coast of Waikkal, Club Hotel Dolphin is an excellent family-friendly hotel located just 20 kilometres away from the country's main international airport. The 4 Star beach resort has been awarded a ra...

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11 May 2015

Taiwan eyes visitors from Oman

With an aim to attract more visitors from the Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan is marketing itself as a safe, cultural, modern and Muslim-friendly tourism destination. Industry experts noted that Taiwan would make an excellent holiday destination for t...

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11 May 2015

Kenya's Lamu County Government targets Gulf region tourists

With a focus on the Arabian travel market as a growth strategy, the Lamu County Government in Kenya is targeting high-spending Middle Eastern holidaymakers in a bid to to boost its tourism fortunes. The region hopes to work with the national go...

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11 May 2015

Muslim Travel Warehouse - The world’s first B2B travel aggregator for Halal travel packages!

CrescentRating is proud to announce the launch of Muslim Travel Warehouse – the first-ever global B2B platform and travel aggregator to offer a complete portfolio of Muslim-friendly tour packages. The launch of Muslim Travel Warehouse is yet a...

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11 May 2015

Increasing number of Indonesians travelling to Europe

The World Travel and Tourism Council has revealed an increase in the number of Indonesians travelling to Europe, with over 9 million Indonesian tourists having visited a European destination last year. Industry experts noted that this may be due...

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27 Apr 2015

GMTI2015 Malaysia Overview

For the the fifth year in a row, Malaysia was ranked the best destination in the world for Muslim travellers. Malaysia has consistently ranked high in all criteria and factors and remains a fantastic holiday destination with an excellent Muslim-...

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27 Apr 2015

CrescentRating's Muslim-friendly hotel rating system

Choosing an accommodation provider is one of the most crucial aspects of travel planning, for Muslim travellers in particular. There are several aspects that Muslim travellers need to check and verify before deciding on a hotel or resort - such ...

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