06-07 May 2018
20- 21 Sha'ban 1439 H
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Mr. Fazal Bahardeen

Crescentrating & Halal Trip


Fazal founded CrescentRating in 2008 to help the travel & hospitality industry understand the needs and better cater to the Muslim travelers.

In 2014, CrescentRating acquired and re-launched HalalTrip with a vision to become the trusted online platform for Muslim travelers. In 2015, he also launched the “Muslim Travel Warehouse”, the world’s first B2B platform for Muslim-friendly tour packages.

He was listed among the 20 "Life Power List 2016" of Singapore's Straits Times (Singapore leading English Daily), recognized as one the "Top 50 Leaders of the Islamic Economy" by "Islamica 500" in 2015 and 2016 as well as one of the "70 Digital Influencers who has Reshaped how Muslims in the 21st Century Access, Practice & Express their Faith".

Fazal completed the Executive Program from Stanford University & National University of Singapore, Strategic Leadership Development Program from Ashridge Management School and International Management in Telecoms Industry from London Business School. He has an International Masters in Management from Management School of Lyon, Master’s Degree in Computer Applications and Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications from Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications. He also has a Diploma in Islamic Banking and Finance from International Islamic University of Malaysia.