Inter-Arab and Inter-Muslim association issues in tourism existed before September 11th,
however such coordination and cooperation within the various sectors have become increasingly important. Islamic tourism is one of the main business models promoted by the government and has been deftly embraced by the private sector in order to diversify tourism and protect it against the risk of geopolitical conflicts.
The concept of Islamic tourism can only develop its full potential with the improvement of inter-regional travel and visa endorsements. Security and stability are key ingredients for new investment, innovative tour programmes, and structural correction. Inter-Arab and inter-Muslim tourism can contribute to stabilising the national tourism industry. The introduction of a multi-layered concept that integrates cultural, religious and recreational pursuits may have the ability to successfully increase tourism growth.