Captivating the Attention of Muslim Travelers Worldwide
In an exciting development for the global tourism industry, the highly anticipated “Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2023” was announced during the Halal In Travel Global Summit 2023, held in Singapore on June 1, 2023. This ranking, which garners the attention of Muslims worldwide, evaluates destinations based on their Muslim-friendly attributes.
Covering 138 countries and regions worldwide, the GMTI ranks destinations based on their appeal to Muslim travelers. Among the non-OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) countries, Japan retained its position from the previous year, securing an impressive 6th place in the 2023 rankings.
Japan’s ranking trajectory has been noteworthy, achieving an all-time high of 3rd place in 2019, followed by 7th place in 2021 and now maintaining its strong 6th place position in 2022 and 2023.
The news of Japan’s 6th place ranking in the GMTI 2023 is expected to generate even more interest among Muslim travelers worldwide.
With its diverse attractions, ranging from historical sites to modern cityscapes, Japan offers an enriching experience that caters to the unique preferences of Muslim tourists.
The consistent recognition of Japan in the GMTI ranking highlights the country’s continuous efforts in catering to the needs of Muslim tourists. Japan’s commitment to being a Muslim-friendly destination has resonated positively with the global Muslim community, driving its appeal as a preferred travel choice.