Tourists in Vienna share boutique hotel with young refugees

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Tourists are often shielded from the harsh realities that exist in the lives of those they visit, but not at Vienna's Magdas Hotel. The boutique guesthouse doubles as a social enterprise, housing young refugees alongside affluent travelers. The hotel was launched by non-profit Caritas as a way to provide employment and housing to some of Austria's young refugees, while simultaneously raising awareness of their plight. The arrangement encourages guests to recognize them as individual humans — who are making a contribution to society — rather than as faceless statistics. The majority of hotel staff are refugees and among them are…

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