Sapporo all out to woo Muslim tourists

  • Nation
  • Monday, 12 Oct 2015

SAPPORO: Eager to attract more Muslim tourists, Japan’s Hokkaido Island wants to work with Malaysia’s Halal Industry Development Cor­poration (HDC) to make its capital Sapporo more “Muslim-friendly”.

Nozomi Ota, who heads Sapporo’s Developing Local Cuisines in Obser­vance with the Cultures of Muslim Tourists project, said the city had begun to make changes to accommodate Muslim travellers by building more prayer rooms and publishing a list of halal restaurants.

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