Infographic: The rise of muslim tourists

by  — 2 March 2014

Many Muslim-majority countries have started to offer specialised hotels that do not serve alcohol, beach resorts with sections for covered women and heritage-based tourism packages. A Zawya report on the State of the Islamic Economy estimates the Muslim tourist market was worth USD137 billion (QAR499 billion) in 2012, excluding the Hajj and Umrah.

For more on how the halal tourism industry could be a boon to Qatar, read here.

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