Halal-Tourism: Drawing Muslim visitors to the Land of Smiles
Originally aired on Channel NewsAsia on November 21, 2017
Muslim-friendly hotels and mall prayer rooms pop up in Thailand as the Buddhist-majority country vies for a slice of the growing halal tourism market.
At first sight this street could be in Damascus or Beirut, but this busy alley is actually in the heart of Bangkok: Soi Nana 3 is a hub of the local Muslim community and another place in the capital that could see more visitors in the near future.
SAKSITH SAIYASOMBUT; Bangkok, Thailand: