Yogyakarta advised to develop halal tourism
Yogyakarta tourist players participated in a forum held recently and agreed that it is time for the cultural hub to develop its halal tourism, especially considering the rising demand for halal tourist destinations globally.
Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Tour and Travel Agencies' (ASITA) Yogyakarta branch Sudiyanto said that halal tourism was important, partly because of fast growth of the global Muslim population and the Indonesian middle-class.
“This is an opportunity,” said Sudiyanto, adding that today’s Muslim tourists mostly comprised millennials from Southeast Asia who traveled for leisure with a modest budget.
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Posted: 21 Aug 2018 08:37:24