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Muslim employees reading a table at the Al Meroz hotel in Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand's first halal hotel hopes to help attract Muslim tourists

Predominately consisting of a Buddhist population, Thailand has opened its first halal hotel to attract more Muslim visitors and boost one of the few bright spots in its economy.  Nearly 30 million foreign tourists came to Thailand last year but only about 658,000 were from the Middle Ea

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