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HalalTrip unveils Muslim-friendly tour packages to 65 destinations

Online Muslim travel platform, HalalTrip, has today unveiled the industry’s most comprehensive tour packages to over 65 global destinations. HalalTrip has created a bespoke portfolio of Muslim friendly tour packages that includes excursions and activities to cities across the world including Europe, North America, Middle East, Africa and South East Asia. 

The tour packages, available on its website as well as through the mobile app, is tailored specifically for Muslim consumers - a sector predicted to grow to $200 billion in the next four years.

Consumers can choose a tour package to suit their needs from options such as type of holiday, which region of the world to duration. Each package is also rated on how Muslim-friendly it is by HalalTrip’s sister firm, CrescentRating - the world’s leading authority on Halal travel. 

Fazal Bahardeen, CEO of HalalTrip, said: “It is widely recognised that the Muslim travel market is becoming increasingly important and lucrative to the travel sector and the launch of these exclusive worldwide tour packages is a reflection on this,” he said. 

“The Muslim consumers are looking to explore new destinations and experience different cultures across the world which is why we have launched these tailored packages that cater for every occasion together with satisfying needs such as Halal food and prayer facilities.

“Whether it is experiencing Great White Sharks in South Africa, taking in some culture and history in Spain or Turkey, honeymooning in Maldives or shopping in Dubai, we have something for every need.”

The packages not only include tours to the world’s most popular destinations such as Dubai, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, Cape Town, Maldives, and London but also cities such as Tbilisi, Dubrovnik and Kunming. HalalTrip plans to add more destinations in the coming months.

As part of the tour packages launch, HalalTrip has also partnered with MasterCard to provide exclusive benefits to MasterCard cardholders.  

CrescentRating has rated each tour package from Bronze to Gold against a range of criteria that includes the availability of Halal food and prayer facilities. 

The Muslim travel market is now widely recognised as a key growth tourism sector projected to be worth $200 billion by 2020 according to the MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2015, the most comprehensive research that has been released on the sector. 

To explore and book these tour packages visit www.halaltrip.com or download HalalTrip mobile application for iOS or Android devices.

5 of the best Muslim Friendly Tour Packages – at a glance

  • Gems of Islamic Spain – 8 day tour that highlights Madrid and visits the three most celebrated cities of Al Andalus including Cordoba, Granada and Seville. 
  • Sweet Escape – 3 day Honeymoon Package to Bali
  • Amazing Balkan- 12 Days Tour to Greece, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia and Bosnia & Herzegovina.
  • Shark Cage Diving - Full-day unforgettable underwater experience with the Great White Sharks near Cape Town.
  • Dubai Shopping Festival- 5 days of shopping extravaganza including a desert safari with a BBQ Dinner, tour of Dubai and a visit to the Marina Dhow Cruise with dinner.

For more information, please visit www.halaltrip.com