RI IN FI­NALS OF 2016 WORLD HA­LAL TOURISM AWARDS

United Arab Emi­rates, Nov. 7 to 24

The Jakarta Post - JPlus - - Talk Of The Town -

This year, an an­nual in­ter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tion called the World Ha­lal Tourism Awards is again be­ing con­ducted. The award is given to des­ti­na­tions that sup­port ha­lal tourism and in­cludes cat­e­gories like fa­cil­i­ties and Mus­lim tourist-friendly treat­ment, with the avail­abil­ity of mosques and copies of the Qu­ran as some of the main indicators. Last year, In­done­sia won in three cat­e­gories of the award, beat­ing Malaysia as its clos­est com­peti­tor. Tourism Min­is­ter Arif Yahya said that in or­der to help In­done­sia win again this year, the peo­ple could help by vot­ing for the In­done­sian fi­nal­ists in the com­pe­ti­tion through a web­site called votein­done­sia.com. By boost­ing In­done­sia’s tourism sec­tor, gross do­mes­tic prod­uct, for­eign ex­change re­serves and job op­por­tu­ni­ties all in­crease.

COUR­TESY OF MIN­ISTRY OF FOR­EIGN AF­FAIRS

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