Introducing Shariah compliant hotels as a new tourism product: the case of Malaysia

Mohd Fadil Mohd Yusof, and Mohd Zulkifli Muhammad, Introducing Shariah compliant hotels as a new tourism product: the case of Malaysia. In: The 20th International Business Information Management Conference (IBIMA). International Business Information Management Association , pp. 1142-1146. ISBN 9780982148990

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Abstract

This paper is concerned with the concept of Shariah compliant hotels which are introduced to attract a growing Muslim travelers market. Major attributes of Shariah compliant hotels are investigated based on the available literature and secondary data. The concept of Shariah compliant hotels should be clearly defined and it is suggested that the relevant stakeholders to play important roles in contributing to the understanding of such concept. The idea of setting up of Shariah compliant hotel is very interesting indeed considering the growing population of Muslim travelers. In the case of Malaysia, the concept of Shariah compliant hotel is yet to be explored and warranted further investigation. It is recommended that the setting up of Shariah compliant hotels to be promoted aggressively to stimulate the tourism industry which may be cater to the growing Islamic market especially from the Middle East region.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9780982148990
Keywords: Shariah Compliant Hotels - Malaysia - Tourism Industry - Islamic Tourism
Faculty: Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business
Deposited By: En. Pahmi Abdullah
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2013 07:12
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 07:12
URI: http://umkeprints.umk.edu.my/id/eprint/1503

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