Thai Muslim tourists enjoy halal certified food at a barbecue restaurant in Tokyo. Photo: AFPThai Muslim tourists enjoy halal certified food at a barbecue restaurant in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
Thai Muslim tourists enjoy halal certified food at a barbecue restaurant in Tokyo. Photo: AFP

Why are so many Muslims suddenly visiting Japan?

Savvy destinations that adapt to serve halal food and provide prayer rooms are reaping the benefits of an increase in tourism by visitors from Southeast Asia and the Middle East

Thai Muslim tourists enjoy halal certified food at a barbecue restaurant in Tokyo. Photo: AFPThai Muslim tourists enjoy halal certified food at a barbecue restaurant in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
Thai Muslim tourists enjoy halal certified food at a barbecue restaurant in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
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