Committee

International Advisory Board

Name, SurnameCountryAffiliation
Mr. Abdul Maalik Tailor       EnglandCEO and Founder of Halal Tourism Britain and Halal Cruises
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmad R. AlbattatMalaysiaManagement and Science University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anukrati SharmaIndiaDirector Skill Development Centre University of Kota
Dr. Araz AslanlıAzerbaijanAzerbaijan Tourism and Management University Vice Rector
Asst. Prof. Dr. Asep ParantikaIndonesiaUniversitas Nasional
Prof. Dr. Che-Jen SuTaiwanFu Jen Catholic University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dababrata ChowdhuryEnglandCanterbury Christ Church Business School
Fazal BahardeenSingaporeCrescentRating Founder & CEO
Prof. Dr. Haruna IbrahimNigeriaFederal University of Technology, MINNA
Asst. Prof. Dr. Hera OktadianaAustraliaJames Cook University Australia & Trisakti Institute of Tourism Indonesia.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Ihab Said İbrahimEgyptKastamonu University
Mr. Irshad A CaderAustraliaCEO, Globothink Halal Industry Consultants
Islam YussriQatarRegional Director of Business Development of RETAJ Hotels & Hospitality
Lalla Iman Baryala    SpainYummuah Company CEO
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marco ValeriItalyNiccolò Cusano University
Mohamed BattourUAEUniversity of Sharjah
Mohammed Jawad AlhelalSaudi ArabiaDirector of Business Development Techin Company & Yummuah Company
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Razaq RajEnglandLeeds Beckett University
Prof. (Dr). D.A.C. Suranga SilvaSri Lanka University of Colombo, Sri Lanka  Secretary General: Tourism and Hospitality Educators and Researchers Association of Asia (THERAA) A Lead-Trainer: Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) for Sustainable Tourism Destination Management
Prof. Dr. Syed Habib Bukhari PakistanKohsar University Murree Vice Rector
Temur MirzaevUzbekistanUzbekistan Ministry of Tourism, TourismLab CEO
Prof. Dr. Turaev Bakhodir UzbekistanTashkent State Transport University Vice Rector
Asst. Prof. Dr. Viana HassanMaltaMalta University
Waleed JahangirEnglandMuslim Travel Show Founder and Director
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Georg ArltGermanyChina Outbound Tourism Research Institute – Meaningful Tourism Center Founder & CEO
Zain HaqUSAUS Muslim Travel Blogger at @MuslimTravelers

National Muslim-friendly Tourism Industry Advisory Board

Name SurnameAffiliation
Abdullah TurhanIHATO Advisory Board Member
Emrullah TurhanIHATO Vice Chariman and Royal Teos Hotel Sales and Marketing Manager
Eyüp Kâmil GaysıSerra Tour Chairman of the Board
Hakan BedirVice Chairman of MUSİAD Tourism Sector Board and Chairman of Düzce Pelemir Hotel and Olbi Tur Board of Directors
Hakan KorikRetaj Hotels & Hospitalty Business Development Manager/ Head of Country Responsible for Development
Kemal KabalcıChairman of the Board of Shah Saray Cave Hotel
Mecit KılınçarslanVice Chairman of MUSİAD Tourism Sector Board and Chairman of TSA Travel Board
Murat KundakChairman of MUSİAD Tourism Sector Board and Chairman of METUR Board
Mustafa TopaloğluChairman of the Board of All Seasons Hotel
Ramazan Kalken6th Term President of MUSİAD Antalya Branch
Yener AkarChairman of the Board of Keyif Tour
Yusuf GerçekerPresident of IHATO and General Manager of Royal Teos Hotel

Executive Committee

Name SurnameAffiliation
Prof. Dr. Hasan Hüseyin SOYBALI(Chairman of the Board) – Afyon Kocatepe University
Prof. Dr. Özcan ZorluAfyon Kocatepe University
Prof. Dr. Mustafa SANDIKÇIAfyon Kocatepe University
Dr. İsa YAYLAMinistry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hüseyin PAMUKÇUAfyon Kocatepe University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ömer Akgün TEKÎNAkdeniz University
Assist. Prof. Dr. Engin AYTEKİNAfyon Kocatepe University
Res. Assist. Nurullah KARTAfyon Kocatepe University
MA Ramazan YAŞARIndependent Researcher

Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr. Abdullah KARAMANSelçuk University
Prof. Dr. Abdullah TANRISEVDİAydın Adnan Menderes University
Prof. Dr. Ahmet BaytokAfyon Kocatepe University
Prof. Dr. Ahmet TAYFUNAnkara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Prof. Dr. Ahmet Vecdi CANSakarya University
Prof. Dr. Akın AKSUAkdeniz University
Prof. Dr. Ali AKPINARNecmettin Erbakan University
Prof. Dr. Ali YAYLIAnkara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Prof. Dr. Atilla AKBABAİzmir Katip Çelebi University
Prof. Dr. Barış ERDEMBalıkesir University
Prof. Dr. Bayram ŞAHİNBalıkesir University
Prof. Dr. Beykan ÇİZELAkdeniz University
Prof. Dr. Bilgehan GÜLCANAnkara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Prof. Dr. Burçin Cevdet ÇETİNSÖZ Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University
Prof. Dr. Burhan KILIÇMuğla Sıtkı Koçman University
Prof. Dr. Burhanettin ZENGİNSakarya University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr. Cafer TOPALOĞLUMuğla Sıtkı Koçman University
Prof. Dr. Cevdet AVCIKURTBalıkesir University
Prof. Dr. Cihan ÇOBANOĞLUUniversity of South Florida
Prof. Dr. D.A.C Suranga SILVAUniversity of Colombo
Prof. Dr. David HINDBuckinghamshire New University
Prof. Dr. Deepali BHATNAGARAmity University Jaipur
Prof. Dr. Düriye BOZOKBalıkesir University
Prof. Dr. Elbeyi PELİTAfyon Kocatepe University
Prof. Dr. Emrah ÖZKULKocaeli University
Prof. Dr. Fevzi OKUMUŞUniversity of Central Florida
Prof. Dr. Füsun İSTANBULLU DİNÇERİstanbul University
Prof. Dr. Hacı Mehmet GÜNAYSakarya University
Prof. Dr. Hasan Hüseyin SOYBALIAfyon Kocatepe University
Prof. Dr. Hatice Ferhan NİZAMLIOĞLUNecmettin Erbakan University
Prof. Dr. Haruna IbrahimFederal University of Technology
Prof. Dr. İbrahim YILMAZNevşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli University
Prof. Dr. İrfan YAZICIOĞLUAnkara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Prof. Dr. İzzet GÜMÜŞİstanbul Gelişim University
Prof. Dr. Kamil YAĞCIPamukkale University
Prof. Dr. Kemal KANTARCIAlanya Alaaddin Keykubat University
Prof. Dr. Khurram SHARIFQatar University
Prof. Dr. Kurban ÜNLÜÖNENAnkara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Prof. Dr. Kutay OKTAYKastamonu University
Prof. Dr. Laila DROUICHEInternational University of Agadir
Prof. Dr. Laouadi SaidCadi Ayyad University
Prof. Dr. Lütfi BUYRUKNeveşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli University
Prof. Dr. Majdah ZawawiInternational Islamic University Malaysia
Prof. Dr. Mehmet SARIIŞIKSakarya University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr. Mi HEASejong University
Prof. Dr. Mithat Zeki DİNÇERİstanbul University
Prof. Dr. Mohamed EL ANSARIVitez University
Prof. Dr. Mohcene BenlahbibUniversity of Ouargla
Prof. Dr. Muhammed ASHFAQIU International University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr. Muharrem TUNAAnkara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Prof. Dr. Muhsin HALİSKocaeli University
Prof. Dr. Murat ÇUHADARSüleyman Demirel University
Prof. Dr. Murat DOĞDUBAYBalıkesir University
Prof. Dr. Murat YEŞİLTAŞBurdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy University
Prof. Dr. Mustafa SANDIKCIAfyon Kocatepe University
Prof. Dr. Mustafa TEPECİManisa Celal Bayar University
Prof. Dr. Nazgul BATYROVAInternational University of Tourism and Hospitality
Prof. Dr. Necdet HACIOĞLUİstanbul Gelişim University
Prof. Dr. Noriah RAMLIInternational Islamic University Malaysia
Prof. Dr. Nurudin KIDIRALIEVKyrgyz – Turkish Manas University
Prof. Dr. Orhan BATMANSakarya University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr. Oğuz TÜRKAYSakarya University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr. Osman Nuri ÖZDOĞANAydın Adnan Menderes University
Prof. Dr. Önder METBalıkesir University
Prof. Dr. Özlem KÖROĞLUBalıkesir University
Prof. Dr. Rhabra SANAEIbn Zohr University
Prof. Dr. Said KINGIRSakarya University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr. Saim ATEŞKastamonu University
Prof. Dr. Saurabh DIXITNorth Eastern Hill University
Prof. Dr. Sabahattin KARAMANBalıkesir University
Prof. Dr. Semra Akar ŞAHİNGÖZAnkara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Prof. Dr. Su, Che JenFu Jen Catholic University
Prof. Dr. Syed Habib BukhariKohsar University
Prof. Dr. Şafak ÜNÜVARSelçuk University
Prof. Dr. Şakir GÖRMÜŞMarmara University
Prof. Dr. Şevki ULEMASakarya University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr. Şimal Yakut AYMANKUYBalıkesir University
Prof. Dr. Tamara RATZ Kodolányi János University
Prof. Dr. Tareq Nael HASHEMIsra University
Prof. Dr. Tevhit AYENGİNÇanakkale Onsekiz Mart University
Prof. Dr. Turaev BakhodirTashkent State Transport University
Prof. Dr. Venkat Rao YEDLAPondicherry University
Prof. Dr. Yasin BİLİMNecmettin Erbakan University
Prof. Dr. Yanki HARTIJASTIUniversitas Indonesia
Prof. Dr. Yaşar SARIEskişehir Osmangazi University
Prof. Dr. Yusuf AYMANKUYBalıkesir University
Prof. Dr. Yüksel ÖZTÜRKAnkara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Prof. Dr. Zafer AKBAŞDüzce University
Prof.Dr. Zaur BağırovAzerbaijan Tourism and Management University
Prof. Dr. Wasiul ISLAMKhulna University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmad ALBATTATManagement and Science University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmet KÖROĞLUBalıkesir University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmed Imran HUNJRAGhazi University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ali AVANAfyon Kocatepe University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ali FİDANTrabzon University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ann ASHTONNational Institute of Development Administration
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anukrati SHARMAUniversity of Kota
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aybüke Ceyhun SEZGİNAnkara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aydan BEKARMuğla Sıtkı Koçman University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ayman HARBUniversity of Jordan
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bahadur BilalovAzerbaijan Tourism and Management University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bakyt TURDUMAMBETOVKyrgyz – Turkish Manas University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Canan TANRISEVERKastamonu University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Carlos FERNANDESPolytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eda BOZKURTAtaturk University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eda GÜNEŞNecmettin Erbakan University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gül ERKOL BAYRAMSinop University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hafiz HüseynovAzerbaijan Tourism and Management University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hüseyin PAMUKÇUAfyon Kocatepe University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. İbrahim İLHANNeveşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. İsmail ÇALIKGümüşhane University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kaplan UĞURLUKırklareli University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kevser ÇINARNecmettin Erbakan University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Magdalena KAROLAKZayed University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Menekşe CÖMERTAnkara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Murat BAYRAMPamukkale University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa AKSOYAnkara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nil Esra DALBurdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ömer Akgün TEKİNAkdeniz University
Assoc. Prof. Rahmat HASHIMTaylor’s University Malaysia
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Razaq RAJLeeds Beckett University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Reşat ARICABatman University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sabri ÇELİKAfyon Kocatepe University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Salim İBİŞİstanbul Galata University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sedat YÜKSELUniversity of Technology and Applied Sciences
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Semih ARICIPamukkale University
Assoc. Prof. Serkan ŞENGÜLSakarya University of Applied Sciences
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sibel ÖNÇELAnadolu University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sine Erdoğan MERCANSüleyman Demirel University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sonia FERRARIUniversity of Calabria
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sung Hee PARKMacau University Of Science & Technology
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ş. Okan MERCANÇanakkale Onsekiz Mart University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Omar MOUFAKKIRGulf University For Science and Technology
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Önder YAYLAOsmaniye Korkut Ata University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özgür KIZILDEMİRSakarya University of Applied Sciences
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tatyana İMANGULOVAInternational University of Tourism and Hospitality
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tolga Fahri ÇAKMAKZonguldak Bülent Ecevit University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ümit SORMAZNecmettin Erbakan University & Kyrgyz – Turkish Manas University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zafer CEYLANVan Yüzüncü Yıl University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Aahed KHLIEFATUniversity of Jordan
Asst. Prof. Dr. Afridah ABASInternational Islamic University Malaysia
Asst. Prof. Dr. Alaattin BAŞODAAksaray University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Akif GÖKÇESakarya University of Applied Sciences
Asst. Prof. Dr. Araz AslanlıAzerbaijan Tourism University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Asep PARANTİKAUniversitas Nasional
Asst. Prof. Dr. Atif MAHMOODIBADAT International University Islamabad
Asst. Prof. Dr. Azamat MAKSUDUNOVKyrgyz – Turkish Manas University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Betül ÖZTÜRKİzmir University of Economic
Asst. Prof. Dr. Bilal YALÇINAfyon Kocatepe University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Chandra S. BARUAIndian Institute Of Tourism And Travel Management
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dababrata CHOWDURYCanterbury Christ Church University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Darius LiutikasLithuanian Centre for Social Sciences
Asst. Prof. Dr. Deniz KOÇANAksaray University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Engin AYTEKİNAfyon Kocatepe University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Fakir Fatima Zahra FAKIRInternational University of Agadir
Asst. Prof. Dr. Gülmira SAMATOVAKyrgyz – Turkish Manas University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Hera OktadianaGriffith University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Honey Libertine AchanzarUniversity of the Philippines
Asst. Prof. Dr. Fauziah Mohd NOORUniversiti Utara Malaysia
Asst. Prof. Dr. Hidayet KIŞLALIAfyon Kocatepe University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Ihab Said IBRAHIMKastamonu University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Irina KadirovaSilk Road International University of Tourism and Cultural Heritage
Asst. Prof. Dr. Jeet DOGRAIndian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Jeetesh KUMARTaylor’s University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Jurry FOOUniversiti Malaysia Sabah
Asst. Prof. Dr. Khaled ALSARDIAAmmon Applied University College
Asst. Prof. Dr. Mansoureh EBRAHIMIUniversiti Teknologi Malaysia (Utm)
Asst. Prof. Dr. M. Naqib HAMDANUniversiti Teknologi Malaysia
Asst. Prof. Dr. Mastura SIDIKOVASilk Road Interantional University of Tourism and Cultural Heritage
Asst. Prof. Dr. Mchiri MABROUKUniversité de Carthage
Asst. Prof. Dr. Mohammed RAGABAmmon Applied University College
Asst. Prof. Dr. Mohd Alif Mohd PUZİUniversiti Teknologi Malaysia
Asst. Prof. Dr. Muna FATHMAHOpen University Malaysia
Asst. Prof. Dr. Nur SHUHADAHInternatıonal Islamıc Unıversıty Malaysıa
Asst. Prof. Dr. Nurzhan ABISHOVInt. University of Tourism and Hospitality
Asst. Prof. Dr. Rupa SINHASrm University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Sara RABIAIIbn Zohr University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Sharma KAPILUniversity of Kota
Asst. Prof. Dr. Shem MAINGIKenyatta University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Shruti ARORAUniversity of Kota
Asst. Prof. Dr. Sultan ALZYOUDThe Hashemite University
Asst. Prof. Dr. Trixie TANGITUniversiti Malaysia Sabah
Asst. Prof. Dr. Viana HassanUniversity of Malta
Asst. Prof. Dr. Yahya ALZGHOULUniversity of Jordan
Asst. Prof. Dr. Yousef Ali Mohamed ZarougUniversity of Tripoli
Asst. Prof. Dr. Zatul Iffah Mohd FUZAUitm Terengganu Branch
Dr. İsa YAYLARepublic of Türkiye Ministry of Culture and Tourism