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Meet “Muzbnb”, faith-based homestay network for Muslim travellers

Meet “Muzbnb”, faith-based homestay network for Muslim travellers

By on Feb 15, 2017 in Blog, Featured |

Sana Gillani

Last year, a friend of mine shared her experiences in a Daily Life article about the challenges of engaging with the sharing economy as a Brown Muslim Woman. Although I have been fortunate enough not to have experienced such discrimination, I don’t doubt that it’s present. Her story made me think about how with disruptive technologies such as Airbnb and Uber, consumers were able to stick it to the big companies and find more affordable alternatives to get around, but how it’s a new and uncertain space where other consumer rights may not be protected. With the Muslim travel market proving to be an increasingly lucrative one, currently estimated to be worth USD126 billion (, Muslim entrepreneurs and Start-ups are keen to service the needs of their community. I spoke to Hadi Shakuur, CEO from one such Startup, “Muzbnb”, an exciting new homestay network targeted towards servicing Muslim travellers. Here’s what he had to say about their work…

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