Turkey wants to boost halal tourism: Minister

May '16

Turkey will speed up works to develop “halal tourism” in a bid to lure even more Muslim tourists, Culture and Tourism Minister Mahir Ünal said at the opening of the Halal Tourism Conference 2016 in the Central Anatolian province of Konya. Ünal said Turkey is stepping up its efforts to boost halal tourism, which has a share of around 12 percent in the global tourism.