Alhamdulillah, CrescentRating picked up The Halal Journal Award for "Travel & Hospitality 2010" at the 5th World Halal Forum Gala Dinner last night for its pioneering work in Halal Friendly Travel. The award was presented to Fazal Bahardeen, CEO of Crescentrating, by the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.
The World Halal Forum was attended by around 900 delegates and leaders in industries, government, research organizations, universities, and consumer associations. Halal Journal Awards is an annual award to celebrate and honor outstanding achievement and innovation in the Halal industry and is recognized as the most prestigious global award in the industry.
A pioneer in developing the Halal Friendly Travel and tourism sector, Crescentrating launched the Halal Friendly Rating for Travel and Tourism services & facilities in October 2009 along with its website crescentrating.com. Hotels from 14 countries have now joined the growing list of Crescentrated Hotels.
“This award is a recognition of the Halal Friendly travel market segment, which is set to be one of the fastest growing market segments in the travel industry,” stated Fazal Bahardeen, CEO of Crescentrating. "We at Crescentrating would like to thank all the visitors to our website, all of you who "like us" on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, the Crescent Rated hotels, other partners, and all our supporters for helping us come this far in this very short time. Insha Allah, we will continue to strive to bring more innovative services and products to benefit both the Travel service providers and the Halal-conscious travelers." added Fazal