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The Best & Latest Halal Travel News, Event & Updates For Muslims

Travelling to a different country is always an exciting event to look forward to. With various must-do’s and visits lined up, a completely different culture in store, and a change of weather ready to greet you, your time away will be full of exciting moments and memorable memories. Another part of your holiday which many look forward to, especially food lovers, is having the opportunity to enjoy new cuisines and try out halal dishes you may not find locally. One specific country is celebrating halal food throughout the months of

The Muslim Lifestyle Expo is back for the second consecutive year and guess what,  everyone is invited! With more than 100 exhibitors from 12 countries, a live runway for modest fashion, the best in British Muslim comedy there will be plenty of reasons to spend a day enjoying an array of halal friendly experiences. With the kids taken care of with fun activities, an Islamic arts gallery and workshops sitting alongside a cookery theatre and seminars from business leaders, MLE is the event of the year for the whole family. You can

Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated in many countries worldwide. The festive season is filled with colours, music, dancing, fireworks, and various festive activities that many throughout the world join and participate in. Despite the hectic February schedules, many countries go out of their way to be a part of the famous and popular celebration, with some countries even declaring Chinese New Year as a national holiday in their country. With the fun and excitement just recently being celebrated, let’s take a look at how a few

The inaugural World Halal Travel Awards 2015 was held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 20th of October 2015. The World Halal Travel Awards celebrate the best of travel and tourism brands in the international Halal sector. The awards ceremony was announced at a gala dinner held in conjunction with the World Halal Travel Summit & Exhibition 2015 (WHTS15), which was held from the 19th to 21st of October 2015 in Abu Dhabi. United Arab Emirates won a slew of awards for the night. Hala Abu Dhabi –

Recognizing the needs of Muslim travelers, Florida’s Orlando International Airport has opened an interfaith chapel which Muslims can use to say prayers. The prayer room is seen as a welcoming gesture to Muslims, who are expected to visit the region more frequently. Orlando International Airport is an international airport that is situated six miles southeast of Orlando, Florida, USA. The Orlando International Airport is the second largest and busiest in Florida (behind Miami International Airport), and is the 14th largest international airport in the United States. Authorities of the airport

Sharjah, the third largest city in United Arab Emirates, is the capital of Sharjah Emirate and is located on the west coast of UAE. With over 15 km of coastline, Sharjah has been dubbed the cultural capital of the Arab world by UNESCO and was named the Islamic Culture Capital in 2014 at an OIC conference. Sharjah is taking steps to be the hub for halal and family tourism, with plans to attract 10 million tourists by 2021. This is according to the Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development

Buenos dias! Spain is a pleasant place to visit and is perfect for halal holidays in Europe. With an increasing number of hotels offering Halal food and Muslim-friendly facilities in Madrid – the capital of Spain – and surrounding cities and towns, Muslims will have a great holiday here. Muslims account for approximately 3% of the 46 million population in Spain, and there are several Muslim travellers visiting Spain these days, particularly from the Middle East. So what makes Spain a popular destination for Muslim travellers? Marvellous Madrid: Madrid is

Ask any Muslim about halal and you would promptly be told it means “permissible” or “lawful” in Arabic. They would go on to explain that halal affects every aspect of a Muslim’s life from attire to food to habits.  In the matter of food – are we quite clear on the haram/halal aspects of the foods we consume or do we prefer to guzzle certain delicacies with the conviction that it couldn’t be haram – after all, jelly is just jelly, or chocolates are merely chocolates. What could be wrong

The first edition of Halal Expo Europe is set to take place on 15th and 16th April 2015 at Beursgebouw Eindhoven, The Netherlands. This will be an important trade fair for entrepreneurs who are active in the rapidly growing halal industry, and is set to include participants from 20 countries. Halal is an Islamic term which stands for purity, and refers to the way of life of Muslims and what is permissible for Muslims according to Islamic rules. The concept of halal is applied to various industries such as food,

UAE will be hosting the World Islamic Travel Summit (WITS15) in October 2015. Set to be held in the capital Abu Dhabi, the summit is the largest showcase of halal travel and tourism solutions, and will be organized under the theme ‘Driving the Halal Tourism Revolution’. The event will run from October 19th – 21st 2015, over two halls at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), and is expected to bring in high profile international government delegates, tourism associations, private sector operators and top financiers of Islamic tourism projects.