Islamic Tourism is increasingly becoming an important global trend, with a market of more than 50 Muslim countries with no less than 1.7 billion Muslims worldwide. About one-fifth or 350 million of Muslims live in non-Muslim majority countries such as India, China and the UK. Therefore, there is a need to develop more diverse and innovative strategies to tap the tremendous opportunities in attracting the Muslim traveller market.
As reported by Thomson Reuters, the global Muslim travel market is expected to generate USD$243 Billion revenues by the year 2021. In order to better cater to the Muslim market, the inaugural World Islamic Tourism Conference seeks to focus on issues that will enhance tourism stakeholders' understanding of the myriad opportunities ever-growing number of Muslim travellers.
Featuring a list of renowned international speakers in the hospitality and tourism industry, the conference is an ideal platform to understand global developments in travel and tourism for the Muslim community, networking and in the creation of targeted tourism development plans, products and strategies. The conference will provide a truly dynamic mix of professional hands-on insight, current industry information and resources from world.