TITLE

Airlines are "taking advantage'of hajj

AUTHOR(S)
Robertson, Edward
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);2/6/2009, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the growth of travel agents selling hajj and umrah tours. These agents are charging customers up to double against airlines' fees. The hajj is an Islamic pilgrimage taking tourists in some of the religion's most sacred sites in Saudi Arabia at the end of the year. The umrah is an additional pilgrimage that many Muslims undertake while on the hajj.
ACCESSION #
36821909

 

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