Japan is a wonderful travel destination for many reasons, but for many, the food is reason enough to visit. How about you? Are you interested in food tours, dining experiences, or cooking classes? Maybe you just want to make a reservation at your favorite restaurant but have difficulty speaking Japanese!
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All Nippon Airways has served halal-certified meals on its international flights since 2015. Now, ANA offers an expanded in-flight menu to accommodate the wide range of dietary needs of the airline’s increasingly diverse customer base.
The lineup includes not only religious meals but also allergen-free meals, dietary meals, vegetarian meals, meals for infants and small children, and more besides.
In the 1980s, you could hardly find halal shops and restaurants in Japan. Nowadays, only in Tokyo, there are more than 60 halal food shops and over 200 halal food restaurants, and the number is increasing.
Here is some information that comes in handy either for Muslims who reside in Japan or those who are planning to visit for sightseeing.
Globally, Muslims make up the second largest religious group, with 1.9 billion people, or about 24% of the world’s population.
In recent years, more and more Muslims are traveling to countries where they see the lifestyle as such that their religion is respected. Halal awareness is important, as are draw factors such as family- and Muslim-friendly services. In contrast to other people, Muslims tend to travel in larger groups and stay longer when they travel.