Saudi’s Haj and Umrah ministry hosts training course for workers

The Kingdom is readying itself for the Haj season that begins in August

Image: File
Image: File

The Ministry of Haj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia hosted a training session for its seasonal hajj workers.

According to the Kingdom’s media Arab News, the session was hosted to prepare Saudi for this year’s Haj season that begins in August.

Reports suggest that the ministry is eager to train its employees better to handle and provide services to pilgrims visiting Saudi.

The training focused on the Ministry’s role in serving pilgrims, work ethics and the importance of recognising the importance of the pilgrimage for the tourists.

The session also focussed on the rights of pilgrims, various volunteering opportunities and the skills required to become a ‘seasonal worker’.

For all the latest hospitality news from UAE, Gulf countries and around the world, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page.

Most Popular



Human Capital Report 2017

Human Capital Report 2017

The second annual Hotelier Middle East Human Capital Report is designed to explore the issues, challenges and opportunities facing hospitality professionals responsible for the hotel industry’s most important asset – its people. The report combines the results of Hotelier Middle East's HR Leaders Survey with exclusive interviews with the region's senior human resources directors.

Hotelier Middle East Housekeeping Report 2016

Hotelier Middle East Housekeeping Report 2016

The Hotelier Middle East Housekeeping Report 2016 provides essential business insight into this critical hotel function, revealing a gradual move towards the use of automated management and a commitment to sustainability, concerns over recruitment, retention and staff outsourcing, and the potential to deliver much more, if only the industry's "image problem" can be reversed.

From the edition

From the magazine