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The standard elements for muslim-friendly accommodation premises

Saffinee, Siti Syahirah and Hashim, Khairusy Syakirin Has-Yun and Mahamod, Lukman Hakim and Jamaludin, Mohd Aizat and Muflih, Betania Kartika and Othman, Rashidi (2017) The standard elements for muslim-friendly accommodation premises. Journal Of Contemporary Islamic Studies, 3 (2). pp. 121-134. ISSN 2289-9634 E-ISSN 0128-0902

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Abstract

Muslim-friendly hotels are targeted to provide shariah-complaint and comfortable rooms especially for the Muslim guests. This is in line with the encouragement of good hospitality in Islam. However, even though there are nearly 3000 hotels in Malaysia, only less than 10% are considered as Muslim friendly. Therefore, this study investigates the elements that constitute a Muslim-friendly hotel. Based on the discovered elements, this study proposes a standard and comprehensive Muslim-friendly hotel audit checklist which is significant as guidance for players of the industry as well as the relevant authorities such as the government, municipals, religious authority including the certification bodies. The checklist is important to avoid misconception among consumers.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3839/73838
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tourism accommodation premises, Muslim friendly hotel, Rating tool, Shariah compliant
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP190.5 Islamization of Knowledge
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
N Fine Arts > Islamic art and architecture
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr rashidi othman
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2019 09:56
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2019 09:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/73838

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