KUALA LUMPUR , 15 SEPT 2023 : Against the backdrop of the Asia Hajj, Umrah & Islamic Tourism Conference and Exhibition (AITEX 2023), the World Islamic Tourism Award (WITA) 2023 takes its place as a groundbreaking event in the Islamic Tourism realm. This prestigious accolade is dedicated to acknowledging and celebrating the exceptional products and services offered by trailblazers in the Islamic Tourism sector, spanning all facets of the travel and tourism hospitality industry.
Dato’ Noor Zaleha Baharudin, the Organising Chairman of WITA, underscores the dual purpose of this award: not only to recognize excellence but also to honor and commend those who have played pivotal roles in the success of the Islamic Travel Industry. It serves as a heartfelt tribute to their significant contributions.
“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.