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Developing the framework for Halal friendly tourism in Malaysia


Wan Zulkifli, Wan Sahida and Ab Rahman, Suhaimi and Awang, Khairil Wahidin and Che Man, Yaakob (2011) Developing the framework for Halal friendly tourism in Malaysia. International Business Management, 5 (6). pp. 295-302. ISSN 1993-5250


Tourism is a sector that has been identified by government as a catalyst for the economy. In this context, Islamic tourism has been chosen as the key focus areas where it is considered to attract Muslim tourists. Halal industry has becoming a lucrative market globally either for products or services. However, the services sector such as tourism has yet to tap into this lucrative market even though the Halal travel is gaining popularity globally. Basically, Halal tourism is relatively a new concept that is gaining high demand, especially from Halal conscious traveler. However, the issue arises when there is no framework for Halal friendly tourism has been developed in Malaysia. In this discussion, the researcher has proposed a conceptual framework for Halal friendly tourism activities. From the proposed framework hopefully that one day, the standard framework of Halal friendly tourism could be established and practiced in future.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Management
Graduate School of Management
Halal Products Research Institute
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.3923/ibm.2011.295.302
Publisher: Medwell Online
Keywords: Halal friendly hotel; Halal tourism; Hotel; Islamic tourism; Malaysia; Tourism
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 26 May 2015 11:37
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2015 08:02
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/22812
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