Dato’ Dr. Mohmed Razip Haji Hasan, Director-General of Islamic Tourism Centre (ITC) will speak to Santai Travel magazine’s Datuk Azlie Halim in #ApaKhabarTourism programme to discuss the potential of Islamic Tourism and development of youths to champion the concept

PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA, 23 JULY 2021: What’s the future of Islamic Tourism, its potentials, and the role of youths at its core? These are some of the topics to which Director-General of Islamic Tourism Centre (ITC), Dato’ Dr. Mohmed Razip Haji Hasan, will share his insights in the upcoming #ApaKhabarTourism online talk show organised by Santai Travel in collaboration with Universiti Malaysia Kelantan.

Themed “Membina Generasi Peneraju Pelancongan Islamik” (Building a Generation that Champions Islamic Tourism), the Bahasa Melayu talk will be conducted in a casual question-and-answer (Q&A) style between the host, Datuk Azlie Halim, Founder of Santai Travel, and Dato’ Dr. Mohmed Razip.

Dato’ Dr. Mohmed Razip will share his passion for destination marketing, give insights into the future of Islamic Tourism and where it’s headed, and nurture interest in the niche Muslim tourist segment among the youth. He will also share his thoughts on why he thinks Islamic Tourism is the way forward for the young generation, and what tourism industry players can do to support the growth of a new generation of Islamic Tourism advocates.

Join him for this insightful talk streamed live on Facebook via the Santai Travel Facebook page.

Date: Monday, 26 July 2021
Time: 2:30 pm (Malaysia)
Online platform:

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Islamic Tourism Centre (ITC) is an entity under the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Malaysia tasked to develop the Islamic tourism (IT) segment for Malaysia. It advocates for Muslim-friendly tourism (MFT) by offering research and market intelligence, training, industry development consultation, Muslim-friendly tourism and hospitality (MFTH) services standards and certification, and information exchange.

In 2021, ITC was named the recipient of the Strategic Business Alliance Award at The BrandLaureate World Halal Best Brand E-Branding Awards 2021. It is a recognition of ITC’s efforts and endeavours in formulating new strategies to meet the new normal of the business environment to ensure business continuity and sustainability, notwithstanding its role to develop and grow the IT segment in Malaysia.

In addition, Malaysia was named top country in the region in the MFT sector by the State of the Global Islamic Economy (SGIE) Report 2020/21. Malaysia also retained the top-ranked destination in the Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2021, a position it has defended since the launch of the Index in 2015.

These recognitions are an added motivation for ITC to continue to strengthen its efforts in being a prime mover and leading institution to ensure Malaysia is at the forefront of MFTH.

For further details, kindly contact:
Islamic Tourism Centre,
Level 13, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia
No. 2 Tower 1, Jalan P5/6,
Precinct 5, 62200 Putrajaya, Malaysia
Tel: 03-8891 7177 or via email

Follow ITC on these social platforms:

Facebook: Islamic Tourism Centre
Twitter: @itc_my
Instagram: @itc_my
YouTube: Islamic Tourism Centre

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