- Gain Insights on Halal Tourism

- Line-up of High Quality Speakers, Sessions & Workshops

- Exclusive Release of MasterCard-CrescentRating Muslim Millennial Travel Report

Welcome to Halal In Travel - Asia Summit 2017

ITB Asia, “Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show”, has extended its partnership with CrescentRating to deliver another exclusive insights programme into the $220 billion Muslim travel market. Riding on the success of the inaugural Summit last year, the partnership will see CrescentRating host its second “Halal in Travel – Asia Summit 2017” conference as part of this year’s ITB Asia.

With more than 50 percent of Muslims under the age of 30 years*, insights and discussions on the impact of Muslim Millennial travellers on destinations and businesses, as well as the latest developments in the digital and social media space will take centre stage at this year’s conference.

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For more information on last year's event, visit ITB Asia 2016

Join us at Halal in Travel Summit

Stay tuned for the release of an exclusive MasterCard-CrescentRating Muslim Millennial Travel Report.

Watch the launch of GMTI 2017 here

Gain Insights on Halal Tourism

The “Halal in Travel” conference will take place as part of ITB Asia tradeshow. The dedicated conference will offer a combination of keynote speeches, interactive panel discussions, and specialist presentations that explore the latest trends and challenges to emerge in the Muslim travel market.

Fazal Bahardeen

Fazal Bahardeen is an Entrepreneur in the Muslim Lifestyle & Travel Space. He founded CrescentRating in 2008, along with the world’s first rating system to rate travel & tourism services for their Muslim friendliness. Currently, he overlooks three leading brands in the Halal travel segment; CrescentRating, HalalTrip and Muslim Travel,Warehouse. Prior to this, he held senior management roles at Alcatel-Lucent, based in Europe & Asia.

Atikah Amalina

Passionate about giving voice and agency to women, and living a mindful and purposeful life,Atikah seeks to inspire others to live focusing on purpose, authenticity, and giving back tosociety. Through her blog www.thetudungtraveller.com and Instagram account, she writesthe story of the human spirit, her solo travels, and social advocacy, particularly from her lensas a Malay/Muslim woman. As the Vice-President of The Codette Project, she supportsyoung minority women interested in tech. In addition to that, she teaches English andLiterature in a secondary school.

Zulkifly Md Said

Zulkifly Md Said is the Director General of Islamic Tourism Centre under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia. He leads the Centre’s role as an advisory body in matters pertaining to Islamic tourism, as well as complementing and supplementing the functions of the Ministry. He has served at the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board’s Northern Region office in Penang, Malaysia and at the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board’s overseas offices in Hong Kong, Bangkok and Istanbul.

Raudha Zaini

Raudha Zaini is the Marketing Manager of HalalTrip – a leading global community platform for Muslim travelers. She leads and manages projects with partners and International Tourism Boards in destination marketing and campaigns. Her aim is to translate her passion for travel as a millennial into innovative products that offer useful and unique experiences to all Muslim travelers.

Speakers to be announced soon ...

Panel Sessions and Workshop for Professionals in the Tourism Industry

Level 3 Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

26th October 2017 9.30am to 12.30pm

100 Seats Available for Booking

Network After Event

26th October 2017
  • 09:30 - 09:35

    Opening Remarks

  • 09:35 - 09:50

    Latest insights on the Muslim Travel Market

    Fazal Bahardeen, CEO of CrescentRating will set the stage for the panel discussion by addressing the latest insights on the Muslim Travel market.

  • 09:50 - 10:10

    Launch of MasterCard-CrescentRating Muslim Millennial Travel Report

  • 10:10 - 10:55

    Muslim Millennials: A New Frontier

    Key insights from Millennials from key sectors on the Muslim Millennials travel market.

  • 10:55 - 11:10

    Networking Break

  • 11:10 - 11:55

    Digital Natives Generation

    Influencers and experts opinions from social media platforms on Millennials shaping and driving the future social media habits.

  • 11:55 - 12:25

    Halal Tourism: Leading the Travel Market

    Insights from global tourism stakeholders on how to curate destinations to capitalise the domestic and outbound boom in Muslim travel.

  • 12:25 - 12:30

    Closing Remarks

Event Location

- Level 3 Conference Room

- Marina Bay Sands

- 10 Bayfront Ave

- Singapore 018956

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Halal In Travel - Asia Summit 2017: Secure Your Seats Now

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Halal In Travel - Asia Summit 2017 is open to ITB Asia Trade Show delegates attending the full 3-day conference only.

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