Indonesia aims for top spot in Global Muslim Travel Index
Jakarta: Indonesia Tourism Minister Arief Yahya is seeking to push Indonesia to the top of the 2019 Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI), tempo.co reported on Tuesday.
The world’s halal destinations listed in the 2018 Global Muslim Travel Index ranked Indonesia second, after Malaysia.
The archipelago stood at third place the year before, after Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates. The GMTI, which was introduced by CrescentRating in co-operation with MasterCard, evaluates and ranks countries based on how well they cater to Muslim l. Indonesia has made it into the top three based on four criteria: access, communication, environment and services.