H1N1 reduces Umrah trips

25 August 2009

Travel agents believe the H1N1 virus is affecting the number of people booking Umrah trips this year, saying they are seeing a high number of cancellations. Even though agencies are offering a raft of special promotions, some say they have seen demand halve, according to Al-Watan Daily. Ramadan is usually the peak period for Umrah trips.

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