Category: Travel & Tourism

Eid Holiday boosts spending, consumption indicating economic recovery

JAKARTA: It was a beautiful day when Belibis Island in Solok City, West Sumatra Province, was thronged by some three thousand tourists enjoying holidays with…

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Malaysia remains top choice for halal tourism

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has maintained its top spot as the preferred halal tourist destination in the MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2022 and also…

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A Guide to Halal Tourism

LONDON: Last week Europe’s first conference on halal tourism took place in Granada, Spain. The brainchild of CM Media, the Halal Tourism Conference 2014 saw…

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Indonesia focuses on Halal travel

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

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Spain has great potential for halal tourism

TEHRAN: Spain’s rich cultural heritage attracts Muslims tourists and this can lead to development of Halal tourism in the European country, says a Spanish professor….

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Aceh continues to develop world class Halal tourism

JAKARTA: After winning the prizes in the National Halal Tourism Competition (KPHN), the Indonesian westernmost province of Aceh continues to develop its halal tourism in an…

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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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Indonesia Wants to Make Halal Tourism a Thing

JAKARTA: In recent years halal tourism has grown substantially and occupies an important segment of international tourism. Statistical data shows that the value of the…

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From Kenya to Cape Town, the new growth industry in Africa is Muslim tourism

JOHANNESBURG: Islamic Travels and Tours is a boutique agency tailored to attend to the complete needs of the Muslim traveler in South Africa. In addition…

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How Turkey plans to boost halal tourism

ISTANBUL: The second international halal tourism conference took place in Konya, Turkey, May 3-5. The first conference was held in Spain in 2014. The choice…

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