Virtually Islamic Blog

Professor Gary R. Bunt

The State of the Global Islamic Economy

salaamgateway.com, Halal travel sector becoming increasingly digitised, beach resorts showing ’strong investment case’: study
"The halal, or Muslim-friendly, travel sector is becoming increasingly digitised with ventures into artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR), and a key growth opportunity is in beach resorts, said new report the State of the Global Islamic Economy 2018/19.
"The study estimated total Muslim expenditure for travel to be $177 billion in 2017 and forecasts it to grow 7.6 percent to reach $274 billion by 2023. "

The report [PDF] requires registration.
It contains a number of infographics, which are useful. For example, this one on halal media and recreation (I haven't unpicked the data yet):
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