The world's first B2B Halal travel aggregator attracted attention of tour operators

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

Halal Tourism

Over 100 travel agents and tour operators from across the world have signed up as distribution partners for the Muslim Travel Warehouse which made its debut at ATM 2015 in Dubai. During the ATM, The Muslim Travel Warehouse made agreements with over 30 destinations who will partner to develop Halal-friendly packages. Currently, Muslim Travel Warehouse has launched packages for 16 destinations including UAE, Malaysia, UK, US and Maldives.

Anas Kasak, CMO of Muslim Travel Warehouse, said the business was created as a direct response to the demand from the industry who wanted to capitalise on the booming trend for Halal tourism.

He said, “Halal tourism is now increasingly becoming a priority for operators across the world and there was a huge demand from the tourism sector for a solution like Muslim Travel Warehouse.

“Over the course of the ATM we have hosted representatives from destinations across the world including Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and USA who have signed up as partners.

“In addition, over 30 destinations and many hotels want to partner to develop further Halal packages which means we could have products for nearly 50 destinations in the next six months.”

According to the latest figures in the “MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2015, the halal tourism sector was worth $145 billion in 2014. This figure is predicted to grow to $200 billion by 2020.

Muslim Travel Warehouse, part of CrescentRating which is the world’s leading authority in Halal travel, will provide a suite of services for its partners alongside bespoke packages.

This will include live travel trade helpdesk via the live chat service, detailed Halal tourism information including fact sheets, digital brochures, restaurant and spa menus.



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