Karangkraf Media Group advisor bags World Islamic Content Innovator Award at Wita
SUBANG JAYA - Karangkraf Media Group advisor Datuk Hussamuddin Yaacub has received the World Islamic Content Innovator Award at the World Islamic Tourism Award (Wita) 2023, tonight.
The group’s senior manager of special tasks Hashim Anang accepted the award on Hussamuddin’s behalf as the latter was not present at the event.
Wita which was a prestigious event to recognise the contributions of industry players who raised the Islamic Tourism Industry to an international level was launched for the first time tonight.
The launching of the event was held at the Sunway Resort Hotel, here.
A total of 55 awards were given to those who have contributed to the success of the industry.
Earlier, Wita organising chairman Datuk Noor Zaleha Baharudin said the objective of the awards was to acknowledge and celebrate the excellence of products and services rendered by Islamic Tourism Heroes and across all sectors of travel and tourism hospitality.
"The recipients of the awards have been carefully selected by adhering to the standard compliance set by the Wita selecting panel whom each have more than 30 years of experience in the tourism industry.
"This first Wita will definitely inspire global Islamic tourism players to work harder for their efforts to be highly recognised in next year’s Wita and the years to come.
"I congratulate the Islamic Tourism Heroes who been honoured in receiving this most prestigious award," she said in her speech.
During the event, former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad who attended as the guest of honour received the Global Islamic Leader Award.