Turkish PM to inaugurate halal tourism meet

Published on : Friday, April 29, 2016

Turkish PMTurkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will be the guest of honour as well as inaugurate the world’s biggest international halal tourism conference, which is slated for next week from 3-5 May, 2016, in Konya, Turkey.

 
Mr Davutoglu, will officially open the two-day conference themed “Developing Halal Tourism Industries” which aims to shape the future of a $150 billion sector. The Halal Tourism Conference 2016 will bring together some of the world’s leading names in the travel industry.

 
The conference will witness a number of keynote speeches, panel discussions and workshops and will also see new tourism campaigns and projects launched.

 
Delegates from destinations such as UAE, Saudi, Iran, Singapore, UK, USA, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Africa, Kuwait, Qatar are expected to attend including tourism boards, travel agencies, tour operators, hotels and airlines. This year’s event will also feature from Hajj and Umrah providers, financial institutions and food and drink businesses.

 
It is the second time the event is being held in Europe following the success of the inaugural event in Andalucía, Spain.

 
A recent study has revealed that in 2015 the estimated total Muslim visitor arrivals were 117 million representing close to 10% of the entire travel economy. This is forecasted to grow to 168 million visitors by 2020 and 11% of the market segment with a market value projected to exceed $200 billion.

 
Topics and workshops to be discussed include Halal Tourism & Technology, Opportunities and trends within Muslim women and young travel market, The market opportunity for European destinations, How to meet the demands of the 21st Century Muslim traveler and Integrating travel and technology to deliver the ultimate Halal Friendly travel experience.

 
The conference will be hosted along with an exhibition that will last for three days with the final day opened to trade and public. It will feature exhibitors from Turkey and the rest of the world.

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