Halal Tourism Based on Islamic Economy Perspective of Hadith

Fathan Budiman(1*), Naqiyah Mukhtar(2)

(1) Universitas Islam Negeri Prof. K.H. Saifuddin Zuhri, Purwokerto, Indonesia;, Indonesia
(2) Universitas Islam Negeri prof. K.H. Saifuddin Zuhri, Purwokerto, Indonesia, Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author


This research is motivated by the tendency of a literal understanding of hadith texts regarding halal tourism based on shari’a economics. This study aims to analyze and describe the hadith texts that form the basis for the concept of halal tourism. Using a literature review as the method, a qualitative approach will be employed to achieve this, with content analysis as the interpretation method utilized in this research. The study results indicate that the application of the hadith text requires contextualization to avoid limiting the concept of universal halal tourism with a shari’a label, particularly about shari’a economic imperatives. This study also shows that Indonesia is a conducive country, thanks to its moderate understanding that links Islamic texts with universal and local values, making it an ideal center for global halal tourist destinations. It is important to note that halal tourism is based on three fundamental principles: good intentions as the primary foundation, good service as a spirit, and wise spending (thrifty) as the primary value.


hadith; halal; tourism; perspective

Full Text:



Abbasian, S. (2021). Good idea but not here! a pilot study of swedish tourism stakeholders’ perceptions of halal tourism. Sustainability (Switzerland), 13(5), 1–17. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13052646

Addina, F. N. (2020). Concept of halal food development to support halal tourism: A review. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 475, Issue 1). https://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/475/1/012053

Adinugraha, H. H. (2021). Halal Tourism in Indonesia: An Indonesian Council of Ulama National Sharia Board Fatwa Perspective. Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business, 8(3), 665–673. https://doi.org/10.13106/jafeb.2021.vol8.no3.0665

Aji, H. M. (2021). The determinants of Muslim travellers’ intention to visit non-Islamic countries: a halal tourism implication. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 12(8), 1553–1576. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-03-2020-0075

Akter, N. (2022). The moderating role of perceived behavioral control in predicting Muslim tourists’ halal tourism intention: a developing country perspective. Journal of Islamic Marketing. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-10-2021-0336

Al-Bukhari, A. A. M. bin I. (2002). Shahih Bukhari.Pdf (p. 1441).

Aziz, F. A., & Sunhaji, S. (2018). The Influences of Organization Development, Leadership, Motivation and Communication Toward Work Motivation and Its Implications Toward Teachers’ Commitment at Islamic Boarding School In Cilacap Regency. Asian Social Science, 14(9), 50. https://doi.org/10.5539/ass.v14n9p50

Balmer, D. F. (2022). Conducting qualitative research through time: how might theory be useful in longitudinal qualitative research? In Advances in Health Sciences Education (Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 277–288). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10459-021-10068-5

Basuki, E., & Naqiyah, N. (2021). Ṣadaqa and ‘Spirituality Gene’ Expression: The Qurʾan and Advances in Epigenetics. Teosofia: Indonesian Journal of Islamic Mysticism, 10(1), 75–88. https://doi.org/10.21580/tos.v10i1.8656

Battour, M. (2022a). AI-enabled technologies to assist Muslim tourists in Halal-friendly tourism. Journal of Islamic Marketing. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-01-2022-0001

Battour, M. (2022b). Halal tourism: exploring innovative marketing opportunities for entrepreneurs. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 13(4), 887–897. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-06-2020-0191

Bhoola, S. (2020). Halal food tourism: Perceptions of relevance and viability for South African destinations. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 9(3), 288–301. https://doi.org/10.46222/ajhtl.19770720-19

Faidah, M. (2021). Exploring muslim tourist needs at Halal Spa facilities to support Indonesia’s Sharia Tourism. In International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage (Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 118–131). https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85105357453

Feizollah, A. (2021). Exploring halal tourism tweets on social media. Journal of Big Data, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40537-021-00463-5

Han, H. (2021). Halal food performance and its influence on patron retention process at tourism destination. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(6), 1–15. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18063034

Huda, N. (2022). Identifying stakeholders’ perspectives on the success factors of halal tourism in the city of Makassar: a group model building approach. International Journal of Tourism Cities. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJTC-06-2021-0101

Imam Muslim. (2000). Shahih Muslim (pp. 1–1944). Dar as-Salam.

Izudin, A. (2022). Developing Halal Tourism: The Case of Bongo Village, Gorontalo, Indonesia. International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 10(1), 35–45. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85129052184

Jamal, I. (2017). Classification of hadith fi’li in sahih Al-Bukhari based on contextual understanding on the Pillars of Islam. Advanced Science Letters, 23(5), 4681–4685. https://doi.org/10.1166/asl.2017.8948

Katuk, N. (2021). Halal certification for tourism marketing: the attributes and attitudes of food operators in Indonesia. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 12(5), 1043–1062. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-03-2020-0068

Lestari, Y. D. (2022). Effect of destination competitiveness attributes on tourists’ intention to visit halal tourism destination in Indonesia. Journal of Islamic Marketing. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-12-2020-0368

Luthfi, E. T. (2021). Enhancing the Takhrij Al-Hadith based on Contextual Similarity using BERT Embeddings. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 12(11), 286–293. https://doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2021.0121133

Maharani, S. (2021). Optimizing halal tourism in indonesia to accelerate economic growth. In Contemporary Issues in Islamic Social Finance (pp. 293–311). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003050209-20

Marlinda, A. P. (2022). Halal tourism as a strategic option for South Korean tourism. Journal of Islamic Marketing. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-03-2021-0074

Mas’Ud, R. (2022). Tourist Satisfaction in Lombok Island as the World’s Best Halal Tourism Destination. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism, 13(1), 252–263. https://doi.org/10.14505/jemt.13.1(57).23

Masruhan. (2019). The unprecedented contextual interpretation of the misogynic hadith at the reformist persis pesantren in Bangil. Journal of Indonesian Islam, 13(2), 480–504. https://doi.org/10.15642/JIIS.2019.13.2.480-504

Mohsin, A. (2016). Halal tourism: Emerging opportunities. In Tourism Management Perspectives (Vol. 19, pp. 137–143). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tmp.2015.12.010

Nuraini, S. (2021). Comparison halal food regulation and practices to support halal tourism in Asia: A review. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 733, Issue 1). https://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/733/1/012044

Nurjaya. (2021). Halal tourism in indonesia: Regional regulation and indonesian ulama council perspective. In International Journal of Criminology and Sociology (Vol. 10, pp. 497–505). https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85101823170

Peristiwo, H. (2020). Indonesian and Malaysian potential for a halal tourism industry. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 9(1), 1–16.

Preko, A. (2021). Antecedents of brand equity on halal tourism destination. Journal of Islamic Marketing. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-09-2020-0283

Rahman, M. (2020). The impact of tourists’ perceptions on halal tourism destination: a structural model analysis. Tourism Review, 75(3), 575–594. https://doi.org/10.1108/TR-05-2019-0182

Rhama, B. (2022). The halal tourism – alternative or mass tourism? Indications of traditional mass tourism on crescent rating guidelines on halal tourism. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 13(7), 1492–1514. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-07-2020-0199

Ridwan, M. F. Z. (2020). the Legal Policies on Land Management in the Early Period of Islam. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology, 17(9), 5625–5639.

Said, M. F. (2022). Exploring halal tourism in Muslim-minority countries: Muslim travellers’ needs and concerns. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 13(4), 824–842. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-07-2020-0202

Setiawan, M. N. K. (2021). Sufism and Pandemic: Lesson Learned from Sufi Teachings and its Prominent Figures. Teosofia: Indonesian Journal of Islamic Mysticism, 10(2), 161–176. https://doi.org/10.21580/tos.v10i2.10054

Slamet. (2022). The contestation of the meaning of halal tourism. Heliyon, 8(3). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2022.e09098

Sofyan, A. S. (2022). Crisis and disaster management for halal tourism: a systematic review. Tourism Review, 77(1), 129–145. https://doi.org/10.1108/TR-08-2020-0390

Suharko, S. (2018). Institutional conformance of Halal certification organisation in Halal tourism industry: The cases of Indonesia and Thailand. In Tourism (Vol. 66, Issue 3, pp. 334–348). https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85057325647

Suhartanto, D. (2021). Holistic tourist experience in halal tourism evidence from Indonesian domestic tourists. Tourism Management Perspectives, 40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tmp.2021.100884

Suhartanto, D. (2022). Millennial loyalty in Halal tourism: a destination-based analysis. Current Issues in Tourism, 25(9), 1467–1480. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2021.1924635

Thohari, F. (2021). The Implications of Understanding Contextual Hadith on Religious Radicalism (Case Study of Darus Sunnah International Institute for Hadith Sciences). Samarah, 5(2), 710–740. https://doi.org/10.22373/sjhk.v5i2.11124

Tirmidzi, A. (n.d.). Sunan Tirmidzi.pdf. Baitul Afkar ad-Dauliyyah. https://ia800909.us.archive.org/1/items/SutrafSutraf/sutraf.pdf

Wardi, Y. (2022). Halal tourism and coronavirus: understanding the influence of halal reputation and fear of COVID-19 on tourist’s revisit intention. Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIABR-11-2021-0290

Warsito, C., Roqib, M., Farhah, N. U., Rochman, K. L., Suganda, A., & Fatimah, S. (2021). The Influence Of Work-Family Conflict, Interpersonal Conflict And Job Satisfaction Variables On The Turnover Intention Of Hospital Staffs In Purwokerto. Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry (TOJQI), 12(7), 2560–2575.

Weckesser, A. (2022). BJOG perspectives – qualitative research: role of theory and ethics. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.17147

Wibawa, B. M. (2021). Discovering the importance of halal tourism for Indonesian Muslim travelers: perceptions and behaviors when traveling to a non-Muslim destination. Journal of Islamic Marketing. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-07-2020-0210

Xie, X. (2019). Green process innovation, green product innovation, and corporate financial performance: A content analysis method. Journal of Business Research, 101, 697–706. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.01.010

DOI: https://doi.org/10.15575/diroyah.v7i2.19927


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright (c) 2023 Fathan Budiman

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Accepted and published papers will be freely accessed in this website and the following abstracting & indexing databases:



Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Gedung Fakultas Ushuluddin Lt. 3
Fakultas Ushuluddin UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung
Jl. AH. Nasution No. 105 Cibiru Bandung Tlp. (022) 7802275
Handphone: +62 812-2190-1125
E-mail: diroyah@uinsgd.ac.id

// ]]>