Entrepreneurs urged: Explore opportunities in Halal market

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/05/2017

Local entrepreneurs are encouraged to cash in on the huge global market for Halal products. Director Ma. Elena Arbon of the Department of Trade and Industry-Cebu (DTI-Cebu) made this call as she cited the estimated 10 million…

Golden Cowrie takes the feast nationwide

PR 10/11/2016

GOLDEN Cowrie and its mall-based brand Hukad sa Golden  Cowrie continue to expand across the Philippines with branches in Digos, Davao del Sur; Cavite; S Maison Mall at Metro Manila, and Mall of Asia, Pasay to open…

More hotels, restaurants join ‘halal’ certification project

Vanessa Claire Lucero 03/03/2016

Three more resorts in Bohol and some restaurants in Cebu have joined the pilot  implementation of a government project that aims to help tourism establishments secure halal certification. Halal refers to food allowed under the Islamic Sharia…

DOT: Industry not ready yet for Muslim travelers

Vanessa Claire Lucero 01/18/2016

Lack of halal food, Muslim-friendly facilities cited The Philippines may not yet be ready to serve Muslim travelers, a Department of Tourism official said. “We are not confidently ready, given the few services and facilities that accommodate…

10 Cebu hotels to pilot government halal project

Vanessa Claire Lucero 12/15/2015

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has identified 10 hotels and resorts in Cebu that will participate in the pilot implementation of a project that aims to make tourism establishments halal-certified. These are Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort, Cebu…

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