The report examines the fast-growing outbound market of the GCC countries – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates .
Reform plans and governmental efforts to boost tourism have all led to increased flight arrivals and subsequent tourism inflow to the country.
Summer 2018 was slightly better than summer 2017, with a five percent increase in arrivals during July-August-September phase.
The growing consumption of gluten-free products is mainly led by the rising awareness about the diagnosis of celiac disease and food intolerances among consumers.
Global Muslim-travel segment is currently valued at an estimated USD 180 billion. This figure is forecast to reach USD 220 billion by 2020, while the number of Muslim travellers globally is expected to increase from the current 131 million to 156 mill