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02 Feb

Lovely decor, quiet dining and an extensive menu make Barakat at the Al Meroz a sure winner

THE AL Meroz in Bangkok is Thailand’s first fully halal hotel, with every facility a practising Muslim could need, and of course non-Muslims are welcome too, the latter enjoying the terrific fine-dining restaurant Barakat as much as anyone.

The hotel has a prayer room and separate swimming pools for men and women. All the guestrooms are oriented towards Mecca, and women guests travelling alone can stay on one floor with female staff on duty.

Lovely decor, quiet dining and an extensive menu make Barakat at the Al Meroz a sure winner

THE AL Meroz in Bangkok is Thailand’s first fully halal hotel, with every facility a practising Muslim could need, and of course non-Muslims are welcome too, the latter enjoying the terrific fine-dining restaurant Barakat as much as anyone.

The hotel has a prayer room and separate swimming pools for men and women. All the guestrooms are oriented towards Mecca, and women guests travelling alone can stay on one floor with female staff on duty.

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02 Feb

The tallest hotel in the world has officially opened its doors in Dubai, with the newly-completed Gevora Hotel stealing the Guinness World Record title from the nearby JW Marriott Marquis, which had held the position until now.

The tallest hotel in the world has officially opened its doors in Dubai, with the newly-completed Gevora Hotel stealing the Guinness World Record title from the nearby JW Marriott Marquis, which had held the position until now.

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02 Feb

A new wave of food bloogers is putting the spotlight on halal foods and carving out a niche on social media.

In a world dominated by influencers, “food porn” and sponsored posts, a new breed of Muslim foodies - colloquially known as ‘haloodies’ are carving out a niche on social media for the odd 1 billion consumers of halal food (meaning lawful in Arabic) around the globe. According to The Economist, the Islamic market will be worth more than $5 trillion by 2020, so you could say these bloggers are onto something.

A new wave of food bloogers is putting the spotlight on halal foods and carving out a niche on social media.

In a world dominated by influencers, “food porn” and sponsored posts, a new breed of Muslim foodies - colloquially known as ‘haloodies’ are carving out a niche on social media for the odd 1 billion consumers of halal food (meaning lawful in Arabic) around the globe. According to The Economist, the Islamic market will be worth more than $5 trillion by 2020, so you could say these bloggers are onto something.

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