27/4/11 Press Release
Singapore, 27th April, 2011 – Crescentrating will participate at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) for the second consecutive year. ATM 2011, the leading travel exhibition for the Middle East region, will take place from 2nd to 5th May 2011 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Crescentrating, a pioneer in the development of the Halal Friendly Travel sector, has been in the forefront of bringing awareness to the travel industry of the fast growing market segment of Halal conscious travelers. According to Fazal Bahardeen, the CEO of Crescentrating, the growth of Muslim travellers will outpace the growth of other travel segments, and by 2020 this segment of travelers will be spending close to USD 200 billion a year.
“We were very pleased with our presence at the ATM last year. This year our focus is on building partnerships to strengthen our presence locally across the world. With a whole range of products and services that we are planning to launch in the next coming months, we are looking for partners who could work with us to grow this market segment” said Fazal.
With its Halal Friendly Rating for Hotels now firmly established, Crescentrating plans to extend its rating services to other services such as Theme Parks and Medical Tourism facilities in the next coming months.
Crescentrating.com is now the leading website for Muslim travelers providing a wide range of services and information. The website allows online booking of Crescentrated Halal friendly hotels & tours, provides destination guides, airport guides, restaurant guides etc to cater to the unique needs of the Muslim traveller. The website also provides information and tools for the Muslim travellers like the Qiblah locator, prayer time calculator, etc.
Crescentrating will be at Hall 8, Booth AS346
Crescentrating Pte Ltd. is a Singapore based company focussed on the development of Halal Friendly Travel market segment worldwide. Crescentrating’s Hotel Rating, rates Hotels on a scale of 1 to 7. 7 being the highest. Apart from taking into consideration the very specific needs of the Halal conscious travellers such as prayer facilities, Halal food etc, it also takes into account family friendly facilities. Crescentrating.com website also allows online booking of Crescentrated Halal friendly hotels & tours, provides destination guides, airport guides, restaurant guides, Qiblah locator, prayer time calculator etc to cater to the unique needs of the Muslim traveller. .
Mirza Tunku Ousmand, Director, Business Development, Tel.: +971 5082 56176