Umrahme.com signed an MoU with the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah.
Umrahme.com, the online B2B and B2C portal of holidayme.com, a fast growing online travel solutions provider in the Middle East, showcased specialized travel solutions for Muslims at the Umrah Forum and Exhibition, organized by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah.
The online portal signed an MoU with the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, represented by Abdulrahman Fahd Shams, general supervisor of Maqam Hajj and Umrah Global Distribution System. The signing allows Umrahme.com to have direct interface with not just the customers, but with around 3,700 global travel agents and around 700 Umrah operators.
The forum, which took place from Aug. 26 to 28th at the Jeddah Center for Forums and Events, brought together hospitality professionals, tour operators, travel and tourism professionals and airlines across the GCC region.
Headlined by Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammad Saleh Bentin, the forum was inaugurated by Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, and attended by a number of government officials.
Umrahme.com aims to help Muslims book and plan their Umrah trip with ease and from the comfort of their homes. The platform allows approved external travel agencies to utilize the technology in booking for Umrah groups through the Umrahme.com B2B system.
Speaking at the forum, Mohammed Mahfouz Salem bin Mahfouz, founder and CEO, Umrah business, Umrahme.com, said: “We believe in minimalism and ease, hence Umrahme.com has been created with the idea of having a simplified and unified portal for all details regarding booking an Umrah trip from anywhere in the world. Partnering with the ministry is an excellent opportunity for us.”
He added: “Forums such as these demonstrate the growing confidence among owners and developers providing us a platform to showcase our services. It is a testament to the Kingdom as it continues to expand and appeal worldwide and offer more choices to people in the region.”
As an approved and licensed Umrah OTA, Umrahme.com is also the first online travel agent offering e-visa support for Umrah.
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