Irhal - Islamic Halal Travel App
Arabic/English tourist, city guides for 90 cities including information on Halal restaurants, prayer timings and mosque locations.
Muslim tourists love to travel overseas. Arabian Gulf tourists spend over $9,000 per trip - but they face problems in locating Halal restaurants when they travel abroad.

USP: Irhal is the only travel app with 90 city guides in Arabic (and English) with GPS enabled maps showing Halal restaurants, mosques and prayer timings for each city.
Market: Muslim travel market: 108m tourists spending $140 billion annually – growing faster than Chinese tourism

Aim: Become the must-have resource for all Muslim travelers worldwide website launched in 2010.
2014 – 1m unique visitors
2015 – expecting 1.5m uniques – zero advertising, all organic growth
Irhal App released for iOS and Android in Nov 2014 – 25K downloads (without any marketing)
Before pushing app downloads we are working on content updates of the 90 city guides (only London has been updated – we expect to complete the rest in 3 months) and will be revamping the website by the end of October
Awards: Middle East Internet Awards - Best New Arabic Website
Startup Weekend Dubai – winner
Best Islamic Economy Startup Award – Nov 2014 (given by Dubai Silicon Oasis)
mBillionth Award for Travel and Tourism, New Delhi, July 2015
Finalist MassChallenge 2015 (June-Oct 2015)
Google for Entrepreneurs Global Travel Startup Program, Dec 2015
Android, iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)
  • Free version available
  • Irhal - free (Will charge $1.99 per city after 2 years)
Travel and Tourism, Art and Culture
  • Travel Islamic Travel Halal Travel city guides Halal restaurants Prayer timings Mosque locations Muslim travel guide Arabic travel city guides
Target Users
  • Travelers from the Middle East going abroad. Later we hope to become the must-have travel app for all Muslim travelers worldwide.
Available in the following app stores
Google Play, iTunes
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