KUALA LUMPUR , 15 SEPT 2023 : With the Asia Hajj, Umrah & Islamic Tourism Conference and Exhibition (AITEX 2023) as its backdrop, the World Islamic Tourism Award (WITA) 2023 emerges as a momentous occasion in the Islamic Tourism arena. As the foremost accolade of its kind, this ceremony is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the outstanding products and services delivered by luminaries in the Islamic Tourism sector, encompassing all dimensions of travel and tourism hospitality.
Dato’ Noor Zaleha Baharudin, the Organising Chairman of WITA, emphasizes that this award not only acknowledges excellence but also pays tribute to the unsung heroes who have contributed significantly to the flourishing Islamic Travel Industry. It stands as a heartfelt expression of gratitude for their invaluable role in shaping the industry’s success story.
“The recipients of this award have been carefully selected by adhering to standard compliance set by the WITA selecting panel who themselves each have more then 30 years experienced in tourism industry,” said Dato’ Noor Zaleha Baharudin.
The significant of WITA held in Malaysia is in the relation to this country which was awarded as “Top Spot As The Preferred Halal Tourist Destination” by Master Card-Cresent Rating Global Muslim Index (GMTI) 2022.
This first WITA will definately inspires global Islamic tourism players to work harder for their effort will be highly recognise in the next year WITA and years onwards.
“Lastly as the Head of WITA organizing committee once again I congratulate those Islamic Tourism Heroes who been honored in receiving this most prestigious award,” said Dato’ Noor Zaleha Baharudin.