Young Muslims improve tourism sector
(MENAFNAccording to a studying made on Thursday, Islamic tourism will make the sector worth $300 billion, in accordance with young Muslims worldwide doubling their spending on travel in the coming years.
Halal travelis increasing its concern in Muslims by providing them airports, restaurants and hotels that have Muslim-friendly facilities and services, such as prayer rooms and halal food outlets.
Fazal Bahardeen, chief executive of Islamic travel specialist HalalTrip has done a studying with which carried out the study with MasterCard, and said that normally older Muslims travel in large families once a year while young Muslims, aged 20 to 36, usually travel more.
"Travel within this young generation of Muslims is booming as consumers with more disposable income seek more exotic experiences and far-flung destinations than their parents." He said.
"Their per-trip expenditure could be lower than the earlier generation but since they make multiple trips per year, their overall expenditure is higher." He continued.
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