Halal tourism

  • To revive halal tourism, execution of caution is crucial

     Friday, June 24, 2022

    In many countries, the alarming situation of COVID-19 is getting under control. As a result, many people are now interested to explore travelling to run away from the two-year monotony caused by the pandemic. The number of arrivals of foreign …

  • Indonesia is yet to tap the halal tourism boom

     Thursday, November 28, 2019

    In spite of having the world’s largest Muslim population, Indonesia is yet to tap the halal tourism boom, with the government stepping up pursuit of the growing Muslim travel market.   Halal travel is expected to contribute US$274 billion revenue in 2023 …

  • DOT is crafting a halal tourism roadmap

     Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) is crafting a Halal Tourism Roadmap to further develop and expand arrivals from the Middle East and other Muslim nations.   DOT Undersecretary for Tourism Development Planning Benito C. Bengzon Jr. said, “As part of …

  • Thailand is now a major attraction for halal tourism

     Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    Thailand’s major revenue earner is tourism, and it has developed its tourism industry to cater for the multicultural tourists that are visiting now.   For most visitors, Thailand offers wonderful tropical weather, fascinating culture and history, picturesque countryside, stunning beaches …

  • In Asia, halal tourism is upswing

     Friday, April 26, 2019

    Pei-Yu Wu first learned what halal signifies at the time of hosting Southeast Asian delegates for the Ministry of Foreign of Affairs in Taiwan.   Growing up in Taiwan with less than 2 percent Muslim population, she didn’t know Islamic …

  • In halal tourism, Turkey ranks second

     Friday, April 12, 2019

    Turkey has grabbed the second spot in halal tourism among the members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).   The country came only second to joint leaders Indonesia and Malaysia in providing the best halal-compliant tourism services and the …

  • Halal tourism is now gradually being taken up by many countries with Muslim population

     Tuesday, March 12, 2019

    Turkey is like a magnet for sun-deprived tourists from northern Europe, who come to explore its long sandy beaches, pretty coves and ancient sites. Along Turkey’s Turquoise Coast, holidaymakers enjoy exotic cocktails and ice-cold beers between dips in the sparkling …

  • Indonesia aims to bag the top spot in halal tourism

     Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    According to the Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) in 2019, Indonesia is expected to rank first regarding global halal tourism and as a Muslim tourist-friendly destination.   Tourism Minister Arief Yahya said that Indonesia aimed to occupy the top spot …

  • Halal tourism is on the rise

     Thursday, January 17, 2019

    Halal tourism is definitely the next big thing! Spending by Muslim travelers is expected to go up to US$220 billion by 2020, with the number of Muslim tourists growing to 156 million from 121 million in 2016.   ‘Halal’ tourism …

  • For South Africa, Travel Company is all prepared to launch halal tourism

     Saturday, December 22, 2018

    Sojourn Tours is an Australian company providing Muslim-friendly group tours along with private, customized tours to the travelers worldwide. Their main target is to develop authentic, unforgettable travel experiences for the modern Muslim.   Sumaiya Suleman, its founder, explains that …


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