Halal Tourism

The Sinbad Project: A Bid to Change The Way Muslims Travel

As a halal travel platform, the Sinbad HostGuide™ network hopes to provide a space for travel tours and guides, tips for Muslims visiting a new country, and information on halal restaurants and hotels. In an attempt to change the way millennial Muslims travel, a group of young entrepreneurs are hoping to bring together a global phenomenon of open-minded, traveling Muslims who want …

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Introduction: Honoured Status Of A Traveller Abu Hurairah reported that the Messenger of Allah said: “Three supplications are answered without doubt – the supplication of the oppressed, the supplication of the traveller, and the supplication of the parent for his son.” (Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud) If such be the lofty status of a traveller, it must only mean that travelling in …

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‘On the track of the Ottomans’: first halal cruise to sail from Turkey

Four nights sailing on the beautiful Aegean Sea is not a novel idea but a new ‘halal cruise’ unveiled this week is a tourism concept which is gaining ground in Turkey. In Istanbul on Tuesday, Antalya-based Fusion Tour Company revealed an enterprising approach to tourism. On their September voyage to neighboring Greece, there will be no alcohol, no pork-related products …

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Islamic tourism portal set for launch

The Singapore-based halal tourism online platform CrescentRating will launch a portal marketing Muslim-friendly tour packages at the Arabian Travel Market next week. Islamic tourism can involve hotels, tour companies, airlines, shopping malls and airport caterers besides destinations. The UAE ranks first in the Halal Tourism Indicator followed by Malaysia and Singapore, according to the State of the Global Islamic Economy …

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Halal tourism becoming popular

A number of tourist companies offer programs and websites to familiarize tourist locations where halal products are available. They are meant to help Muslim families, who are averse to pork and alcohol while traveling in different parts of the world, without compromising their religious beliefs and requirements. Officials of travel and tourism companies that promote halal tourism say they have …

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