According to HalalBooking.com, bookings for Turkey came from customers from over 75 countries, with the biggest markets being Germany and the UK. The search and booking website for Halal-friendly travel has developed new technology allowing hotels to add their information and rates to the site automatically.
It is also planning a rapid increase in its accommodation portfolio with the aim of listing 10,000 properties by the end of this year. Much of these new accommodations are expected to come from major European cities such as Paris, Rome and London. There will also be a focus on beach resorts such as Spain and thermal and spa destinations like Bosnia and Herzegovina.
A number of south-eastern Asian destinations are also being launched this year, including; Malaysia, Bali (Indonesia), Maldives, Singapore and Thailand.