TITLE

British hajj pilgrims get protection

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);4/3/2009, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses that legislators of Great Britain are making efforts to protect consumers from unscrupulous travel agencies, selling pilgrimages to British muslims. Speaking at the House of Commons, Member of Parliament for Birmingham, Roger Godsiff said that there should be safeguards for pilgrims travelling to Mecca, Saudi Arabia against false promises of rogue hajj operators. He urged the government to make all travel agents members of Association of British Travel Agents.
ACCESSION #
40097149

 

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