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Latest update : 2014-07-28

Halal tourism on the rise

The race to corner France’s Muslim market, which has already seen the development of such products as halal candy, cosmetics and clothing, has extended to holiday packages.

In what is already a 90-billion-euro business, tour operators offer stays in resorts with women-only swimming pools, alcohol- and pork-free meals, and calls to prayer.

Even in France, some guesthouses have jumped on the bandwagon and now offer "100% halal" holidays.

Our reporters followed French Muslim families on their halal holiday.

By Bethsabée ZARKA

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