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Mon, 14 September 2015

Halal Tourism Conference 2015 Postponed

The Halal Tourism Conference 2015, scheduled to take place in Turkey in December, has been postponed.

The event has been rescheduled and will now take place 21-23 March 2016 at the Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre. It will be followed by a two day tour of Istanbul.

Over 1,200 delegates from over 50 countries, including industry experts, international speakers, specialists and tourism suppliers are expected to attend the event.

Tasneem Mahmood, from CM Media - the organiser, said, All of the delegates currently booked on have been very positive with the news and we will honour everyone who has already booked on and move them to the March event.

It is the second international conference on halal tourism that has taken place in Europe. Last years inaugural event saw over 400 delegates visit Andalucia, Spain.

CM Media has partnered with Tura Turizm to deliver the event which will attract tourism boards, tour agencies, tour operators, restaurants, media, hotels, airlines and suppliers to the travel sector. The event will feature seminars from industry experts, workshops, networking sessions and an exhibition.

A series of workshops will provide with information on developing the industry including the launch of new products, luxury travel, standardisation, finance and investment, Hajj and Umrah providers, diversifying the halal tourism offer and the growing medical tourism sector.

A number of the worlds leading experts have already confirmed their attendance to the event including Simon Coombs, President & CEO Shaza Hotels, Fazal Bahardeen, CEO, CrescentRating & HalalTrip, Dr. Bandar Fahad Al Fehaid, Delegation of Arab Tourism Organization, Irfan Onal, Director General of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Promotion and Rafi-Uddin Shikoh, founder and CEO of DinarStandard.

Halal Tourism, Istanbul, Turkey

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