“The future is in the past,” said Frédéric Loeb of the World Cuisine Summit at a press conference in Paris this week.
PARIS, Sept 29 — Menus developed with neurologists to draw out different emotions, restaurants that offer 3D dining experiences and meatballs — yes, meatballs — are a few of the dining concepts predicted to trend across Europe over the next five years.
The inaugural New Zealand Halal Guide to New Zealand provides general tourism information, together with a list of Halal classified restaurants and cafes, from halal-certified through to those which offer vegetarian dishes or vegan cuisine.
REPORT – PHILIPPINES – MANILA 2012 PATA TRAVEL MART: Maximizing the value offered by the world’s fastest growing market is the objective behind a new publication from Tourism New Zealandand Christchurch International Airport.
A new ground-breaking study, ‘Global Muslim Lifestyle Travel Market: Landscape & Consumer Needs,’ shows that Muslim tourists globally represent a major niche market worth $126.1 billion in 2011 growing at a 4.8% through 2020, compared to global average of 3.8%. In a challenging global economic environment, the Study highlights how airlines, tourism destinations, and hotels/resorts can benefit by engaging with a market that has a young demographic, is growing in affluence, and is increasingly asserting its unique needs on the tourism industry.
Last year, some bloggers gave Whole Foods flak for marketing to Muslims. Now other brands are hoping for same
Adnan Durrani | Photo: Craig Ruttle/AP Photo
If bloggers want to blast Whole Foods Market again for promoting Quran-approved food during Ramadan, there’s a few niche CPG brands that might plea: “Could you mention us? Pretty please, with halal-certified sugar on top?”
Forget the bikini-clad Europeans. For a growing number of Turkey’s hoteliers, halal holidays is where the money is at.
With their no-alcohol policy and separate beaches, pools and discotheques for men and women, “family style” holidays are on the rise as hoteliers look to cash in on the new middle class from Turkey’s more religiously conservative Anatolian heartland.