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Developing Muslim-friendly tourist industry to ensure sustainability

JAKARTA: According to Global Islamic Economy Indicator Report 2020, the spending of Muslims on travel increased by 2.7 per cent in 2019 from $189 billion…

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‘Halal tourism’ on the rise, with apps and curtained pool decks

WELLINGTON: A rental company in Orlando, Florida is offering “halal vacation homes” with curtained pool decks and rooms with prayer mats and copies of the…

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‘Muslim Spain’ vies for moment in the sun as halal tourism takes off

MADRID: The Alhambra is a hilltop palace at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains that was originally built for military purposes but, nearly seven…

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Halal travel closer at home

JAKARTA: With Hajj trips off this year, Indonesian tour firms seek to make domestic offerings more Muslim-friendly. Indonesia is gradually getting back to business with…

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Halal tourism in Tunisia

TUNIS: The Sandra Club Hotel in Hammamet, a popular coastal town in the north of Tunis, aims to position itself as a “family hotel,” and…

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South Korea to tackle shortage of halal restaurants

SEOUL: South Korean tourism officials are poised to introduce more Muslim-friendly places following criticism over the lack of halal restaurants in the country. The Korea…

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Air Arabia to launch flights to Azerbaijan’s Gabala

BAKU: Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier, will launch a new route to Azerbaijan, flying to the popular…

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