Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Strategic and Global Studies, ICSGS 2019, 6-7 November 2019, Sari Pacific, Jakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

The Roles of The Kumamoto Muslim Community in Improving Halal Tourism Program in Kumamoto Prefecture Japan

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.6-11-2019.2297271,
        author={Ichlasul  Ayyub and M. Mossadeq  Bahri and Kurniawaty  Iskandar},
        title={The Roles of The Kumamoto Muslim Community in Improving Halal Tourism Program in Kumamoto Prefecture Japan},
        proceedings={Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Strategic and Global Studies, ICSGS 2019, 6-7 November 2019, Sari Pacific, Jakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICSGS},
        year={2020},
        month={11},
        keywords={muslim community muslim’s image islam japan kumamoto prefecture},
        doi={10.4108/eai.6-11-2019.2297271}
    }
    
  • Ichlasul Ayyub
    M. Mossadeq Bahri
    Kurniawaty Iskandar
    Year: 2020
    The Roles of The Kumamoto Muslim Community in Improving Halal Tourism Program in Kumamoto Prefecture Japan
    ICSGS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.6-11-2019.2297271
Ichlasul Ayyub1,*, M. Mossadeq Bahri1, Kurniawaty Iskandar1
  • 1: School of Strategic and Global Studies, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia
*Contact email: ichlas29@gmail.com

Abstract

Over the past few decades, Muslims have begun to show awareness about Islamic Sharia. Muslim tourists become interested in trying Halal tourism. The purpose of this study was to provide information about how the way Muslim life, especially about Halal travel. This study employed a qualitative approach, and data collection uses in-depth interviews with the chairman of the Muslim community in Kumamoto. The findings in this study emphasized the importance of the Muslim community to actively participate in socializing Halal Tourism with the community and Kumamoto authority. The conclusion in this study is that it is vital to create a good-minded Muslim. By showing such a nobility, the image of Islam and Muslims in a Muslim minority countries would be better. This research is expected to be a trigger for Muslims in the Islamic minority countries to become agents in improving the image of Islam in the world.