UAE ranks as top Halal travel destination

THEUAE has ranked first in the global assessment of travel destinations with the best developed Halal ecosystems, according to the 2016-2017 Global Islamic Economy Report, developed and produced by Thomson Reuters.

Study: Muslim Women Are Main Decision-Makers In Halal Tourism

MUSLIM WOMEN are the decision-makers when it comes to halal tourism. That’s one of the highlights from the Halal Travel 2016 report. The study, commissioned by travel technology company Amadeus, revealed that women play an influential role in the travel decision-making process and planning. They have a key role in destination choice.

Thailand’s First Halal Hotel Goes Beyond Food And Drink To Welcome Muslims

BANGKOK:Thailand’s first halal hotel, Al Meroz Hotel, was opened at the beginning of 2016. Hotel accommodations, dining and leisure facilities have been specially created for Muslims. “All meals in our restaurants are halal certified and the hotel is non-alcoholic,” CEO Rausak Mulsap said. The property features 242 rooms and suites, three restaurants, a large outdoor …

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Beautiful Bosnia

Ottomans introduced Islam to the Balkans at a large scale in the mid 15th century. The majority of Bosnians embraced Islam under the 400-year rule of the Ottomans.

My Trip To Turkey (Part 2)

Continued from: My Trip to Turkey (Part 1) OUR second day at Istanbul (during our visit in the end of December) brought sunny skies along with heavy winds. Despite the warmth of the sun, the weather remained just as chilly, and still required a three-layered ensemble with gloves and scarves. The weather was pleasant enough …

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