World halal tourism event set for November

Abu Dhabi to play host to tourism summit and travel week
The second World Halal Tourism Summit will be taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in November as part of the United Arab Emirates capital’s first five-day International Travel Weekab.
The summit is expected to welcome over 6,000 travel professionals including agents, hoteliers, developers and decision makers from around the world.
Confirming their participation so far are Wonderful Indonesia, Dinar Standard, Jannah Hotels, Etihad Airways, Sofyan Hospitality, Holiday Bosnia, Marjan Island Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation, Thomson Reuters, the Medical Tourism Association and the State of Palestine.
The five-day ITW Abu Dhabi, scheduled for November 21-25, plays host to 10 travel events taking place at the same time. Each focuses on some of the fastest growing sectors in the global tourism economy – among them Halal Tourism.
Other events include the World Halal Travel Awards and other summits focused on eco-tourism, medical tourism, cruise, sports, shopping and family tourism.


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