Abu Dhabi is focused to become a regional hub for the lucrative and growing halal travel sector.
This was a strong message delivered by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) acting director general, HE Jasem Al Darmaki to senior private and public sector delegates.
The event will be discussing what the industry can do to ensure it harnesses potential of the growing halal travel sector, worth an estimated US$238 bn by 2019.
TCA Abu Dhabi’s acting director general, HE Jasem Al Darmaki said: “Halal travel is one of the fastest-growing sectors of global tourism and one that’s already worth US$135 bn and is set to double within next five years. Abu Dhabi is well placed to meet specific Muslim demands on number of fronts including food and beverage, segmented family and gender-specific product and segmented sessions for females at mainline attractions.”
The TCA Abu Dhabi acting director general said Abu Dhabi is already well on course to deliver international marketing initiatives with leading halal travel partners.