Halal food

Arabian Travel Market introduces Global Halal Tourism Summit

by Crystal Chesters | 20 Nov 2016

The first ATM Global Halal Tourism Summit will take place at Arabian Travel Market on 26 April 2017 at Dubai World Trade Centre. Rolled out as part of ATM’s line-up of special focus events, the summit will feature three interactive seminar sessions covering the big picture, halal destination strategies and how to sell halal travel.

Spending on Halal Tourism in UAE to Increase by 4.4%

by Sophia Soltani | 25 Sep 2016

Total spending on family tourism in the UAE is projected to increase by 4.4%, according to a study conducted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Meanwhile, the outbound family travel expenditure of Emirati citizens is set to rise at 3.6% this year.  The study coincides with the third Global Islamic Economy Summit, which,

Nominations open for World Halal Tourism Awards

by Crystal Chesters | 25 Sep 2016

The second edition of World Halal Tourism Awards will recognise excellence in the halal and family-friendly travel and tourism industry. The nominations opened on 11 September 2016 across 16 award categories, including Best Halal Tour Operator, Best Family Friendly Hotel and World’s Best Non OIC Emerging Halal Destination. The winners and runners-up of the 2016

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid opens Gulfood 2016

by Sophia Soltani | 21 Feb 2016

The 21st edition of the world’s largest annual food and hospitality trade show, Gulfood was officially opened by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance and Industry, at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Dubai’s Deputy Ruler was accompanied by His Excellency Helal Saeed Almarri, Director

Gulfood Sponsor Spotlight: Dubai Science Park

by Sophia Soltani | 31 Jan 2016

Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi, executive director, Dubai Science Park tells Catering News Middle East why the growth in specialist foods is driving demand for bespoke business facilities. What are the core services of Dubai Science Park? Dubai Science Park is home to over 280 business partners throughout the science sector. We are focused on achieving our

Halal market to reach $3.7 trillion by 2019

by Sophia Soltani | 31 Jan 2016

Worldwide spending on global Halal food and lifestyle products could rise 10.8% per year until 2019 to create an international industry worth $3.7 trillion, according to the latest Global Islamic Economy Report. Commissioned by the Government of Dubai and produced by ThomsonReuters in collaboration with strategy and research advisory firm DinarStandard, the report says the

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