About Us

CrescentRating is the world’s leading authority on halal-friendly travel. The company’s vision is to lead, innovate and drive this segment through practical and deliverable solutions in what is regarded today as one of the fastest growing segments in the tourism sector. The company uses insight, industry intelligence. lifestyle, behaviour and research on the needs of the Muslim traveller to deliver authoritative guidance on all aspects of halal-friendly travel to organisations across the globe. The primary aim of CrescentRating is to enable Muslim travellers to explore the world with peace of mind so that it can benefit Travellers, Travel Service providers, our Stakeholders and the Community as a whole. Our Commitment is to be the Credible, Knowledgeable and Globally Trusted brand for Halal/Muslim friendly Travel.

Why is CrescentRating the world’s leading authority on Halal-friendly travel

  • Our Experience

    Over the last 7 years, we have used extensive insights, industry intelligence, lifestyle, behaviour and research on the needs of the Muslim traveller to deliver authoritative guidance on all aspects of the market to organisations worldwide. This has enabled us to drive sales and profitability for a broad range of our clients across the globe by enabling them to better connect with the Muslim traveller.

  • Our Services

    CrescentRating’s unique rating and accreditation service, which combines detailed analysis and assessment, is now the globally recognized premier independent standard for the Muslim travel market. Our industry-leading services also include research & consultancy, workshops & training, destination marketing, event support and content provisioning.

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  • Our Global Partners

    MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) is an annual Index which benchmarks and monitors the growth of this segment. It is now the most comprehensive research and premier resource available for the sector.

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  • Our Clients

    CrescentRating services are now used by every tier of the tourism industry globally, from government bodies, tourism agencies to hospitality service providers, on how they can meet and serve the needs of the Muslim traveller. They include tourism boards, city governments, hotels, restaurants, travel agents, tour operators, spas, retail operators, airports and tourist attractions.

Our Team

Fazal Bahardeen


Fazal Bahardeen is the Founder of Crescentrating, setting up the world's first Travel portal dedicated to the Halal conscious travelers

Anas Kasak –

(Head of Media and PR)

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Nitin Awasti

(Head of Technology)

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Board of Advisers

Rushdi Siddique

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Rushdi Siddiqui is the Global Head of Islamic Finance and OIC Countries at Thomson Reuters (TR)

Mirza Yawar Baig

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Mirza Yawar Baig is the founder of YAWAR BAIG & ASSOCIATES™. He is an International Speaker, Author, Life Coach, Corporate Consultant, specializing in Leadership Development helping technical specialists transition into Management and Leadership roles.

Rehan Pathan

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Fahad Moti Khan

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Global Headquarters

Tel: +65 62552896
Email: [email protected]

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