Monday, April 21, 2008

Watch This Trend - Sharia-Compliant Hotels

Looking for a quality hotel without the risk of drunken rugby fans next door?

Welcome to Islamic hotels - the latest business trend to emerge in the Gulf states of the UAE.

With a near 100% occupancy year round, the Jawhara Group is one of the growing chains of hotels that describe them selves as Sharia-compliant.

Distinctive features of the hotels include:
  • no alcohol served or allowed on site
  • female staff dressed in accordance with traditional Muslim culture
  • separate swimming pools for men and women
  • halal food served at all meals
Popular with families, Jawhara claims that 80% of its guests are non-Muslim.

Watch out the the first one to arrive in a capital city near you.

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