The effectiveness of these efforts is demonstrated by Taiwan’s ranking as the seventh most Muslim-friendly destination among non-Muslim countries in the 2016 Global Muslim Travel Index published by MasterCard-CrescentRating
The study by travel consultancy, Crescentrating, gave Malaysia 8.3 out of 10 points, making Malaysia a friendly destination for Muslim tourists from around the world. We are also offering facilities for Muslim tourists, especially in the provision of halal food and places of worship,
In 2015 we had ranked 6th, in 2016, we ranked 4th. Now we are number 3, for which I congratulate Indonesia. Through the global standard we can see where we stand in the global market scene and understand our strengths and weaknesses
According to the MasterCard-Crescent Rating Global Muslim Travel Index, Singapore has been named as the top non-Islamic destination for Muslim travellers for four consecutive years since 2012. Part of this strong showing is due to our stringent food safety regulations and widely-recognised halal certification standards, which provide our companies with a unique competitive advantage to cater to the growing demand for halal products and services.
Since 2011, Malaysia has been recognised as the top holiday destination for Muslim tourists from around the world
As a result of these efforts, the Master Card Crescent Rating Global Muslim Travel Index 2016 ranked Thailand second place on the list of non-Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) destinations for the second year running
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