Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015, Abu Dhabi, Uni Arab Emirates
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Dubai: Hotels around the world are looking to cash in on the growing number of Muslim travellers by becoming fully halal (Sharia-compliant), or offering some halal products and services, according to an industry expert. “Hotels everywhere in the world [are becoming halal]. They see the potential of the Muslim market,” … Read More

The 1st OIC Forum on Central Asia 2014 Dushanbe, Tajikistan
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DUSHANBE, October 27, 2014, Asia-Plus — The First Investment Forum on the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Plan of Action for Cooperation with Central Asia is being held in Dushanbe from October 27-28. According to the Tajik MFA information department, the Forum that is taking place at the KokhiSomon State … Read More

ISLAMICA 500 – The 500 Who Make The Islamic Economy 2017 – Riyanto Sofyan, Chairman of Sofyan Corp
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Published annually, the ISLAMICA 500 is a business guide providing hard-to-find biographical details for 500 of the world’s most prominent and influential personalities in the Islamic world and economy. Since the Islamic economy is multi-sectorial and global, the ISLAMICA 500 focuses on personalities from different sectors, markets and nationalities. Thus, … Read More

Financial Banking Conference between China and the UAE, on May 24 and 25 2016
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In line with the ‘Islamic Capital Capital’ program, and as the first of its kind at the Asia and regional level to promote the growth of Islamic economic mutual funds in the UAE and China, the Dubai Islamic Banking and Finance Center (DCIBF), Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) , … Read More

Indonesia was honored to be the host of 2016 World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF)
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The Minister of Tourism was represented by Riyanto Sofyan, chairman of Sofyan Corp and Chairman of the Halal Tourism Acceleration Team, as one of the speakers at the Ministerial Panel session at the World Islamic Economic Forum at the JCC Senayan, Jakarta. (02/08/16). Indonesia was honored to be the host … Read More

Foreign Investor Interested in Halal Tourism Investment
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Indonesia has a very large halal tourism potential. Indonesia’s halal tourism potential is owned by many provinces. Three provice which has already been known is West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), West Sumatera, and Aceh. Beside those three destination, there are many other provinces that hold halal tourism potential that is very … Read More

Interview with Riyanto Sofyan: Indonesia must better communicate its Islamic heritage in terms of lifestlyle and history
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Riyanto Sofyan, Chairman of Sofyan Corp interviewed by Global Business Guide Indonesia about Islamic Economy in Indonesia. Q: Sofyan Hotels is Indonesia’s leading shariah compliant hospitality service provider well known for its active role in encouraging the growth of this niche industry. What can you tell us about your company’s … Read More

Indonesia: Boosting Sharia Economy to Increase National Economic Resilience
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The development of Sharia Economic is inseparable beetwen government, industry, and consumen. With population of 88% Muslim, Indonesia is one of the countries with the largest Muslim population in the world. This is a great opportunity in the development of Islamic Economics. Moreover, Jakarta was proclaimed as the Center for … Read More

The Government Taking Serious Action for Halal Destination
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Bisnis.com, Jakarta – The government of Republic Indonesia taking serious about halal tourism by launch 10 leading halal destination. This program projected to bring in at least 350.000 foreign tourist in Ramadhan this year. Minister of Tourism, Arief Yahya explained, the number of tourist per month usually reaches 20 million. … Read More

Sofyan Cut Meutia Hotel Winner of the Indonesia Travel and Tourism Awards
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Winner of the 2016 Indonesia Travel & Tourism Awards   VENUEMAGZ.COM The ITTA Foundation again awarded the 2016 Indonesia Travel & Tourism Awards to actors in the tourism, hospitality, airline, and all related sectors. The event which was held on December 14, 2016 at the ballroom of The Ritz Carlton … Read More

Indonesia Promotes Halal Tourism in the Arabian Travel Market
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Menpar Arief Yahya always keeps “arrows” to aim at the right target. At the 2016 Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai, UAE, there is an object that he specifically wants to shoot. Namely halal tourism which is often referred to as family friendly tourism terms. “We have Lombok, NTB, which … Read More

Halal Tourism at the 1st China-UAE Conference on Islamic Banking & Finance
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In line with the ‘Islamic Capital Capital’ program, and as the first of its kind at the Asia and regional level to promote the growth of Islamic economic mutual funds in the UAE and China, the Dubai Islamic Banking and Finance Center (DCIBF), Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) , … Read More

Encourage the Halal Tour, IITCF and ATLMI to Form the Global Halal Travel Consortium
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Opportunities for the halal industry are very large. Both Inbound Tourist (Muslim tourists from abroad visit Indonesia) and Outbound Tourist (Muslim tourists from Indonesia travel abroad). Muslim tourism activists who are members of the Indonesian Islamic Travel Communication Forum (IITCF) and the Association of Indonesian Muslim Tour Leaders (ATLMI) continue … Read More

Indonesia to target 20m arrivals by the year 2019
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RIYADH —  Indonesia is planning its biggest push for Middle East people arrivals. Through the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia in collaboration with Indonesian Embassy in Riyadh and Indonesian Consulate General in Jeddah, Indonesia is gearing up to lure more international tourists, especially from Kingdom of Saudi … Read More

Won the title of the World’s Best Halal Hotel, This is Sofyan Cut Meutia’s Recipe
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Suara.com – The name Sofyan Cut Meutia Hotel has recently soared after being named the World’s Best Family Friendly Hotel 2015. This title even outperformed two hotels in Dubai. This hotel located in the Menteng Cut Meutia area has indeed embraced the sharia system in its management and service system … Read More

Global Halal food and lifestyle sectors to grow 6% by 2020
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The global halal food and lifestyle sector is expected to grow by 6 percent by 2020, according to new research. According to the early findings of the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2015/2016, which was commissioned and supported by the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) and in … Read More

Riyanto Sofyan (Sofyan Corporation’s Chairman): Business in 3 Words
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Our chairman, Mr. Riyanto Sofyan, pointing out and highlighting the three main corporate values for a sustainable and prominent company. Full interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAMjEbXHsuQ

Hotel Sector Supports ‘Halal Tourism’ Campaign
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Hotel and travel-related companies are ready to make changes in order to support the government’s plan to boost “halal tourism” in the country with the aim of luring tourists from Muslim countries. Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI) executive director Cyprianus Aoer said the sector was an “asset to be … Read More

Lombok and Sofyan Hotel Cut Meutia Triumphed in World Halal Travel Awards 2015!
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Halal Tourism is an extended services, a selection of services in the world of tourism for tourists that require halal standards in services provided to them in their traveling experience. These services may include but not limited to: the availability of halal food in restaurants and hotels, separate swimming pools … Read More