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Digital service can prevent 'umrah' scandal

  • Talitha Chairunissa and Ferdian Siswanto
    Talitha Chairunissa and Ferdian Siswanto

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Jakarta | Fri, April 6, 2018 | 09:07 am
Digital service can prevent 'umrah' scandal Seeking justice: Several victims of travel company First Travel's umrah travel scam attend the follow up hearing of the case at the Depok District Court in West Java on March 5. (Tribunnews.com/Fransiskus Adhiyuda Prasetia )

PREMIUM The rising middle class population and consumption shift in the predominantly Muslim and young democratic Indonesia in the past decade have led to increased domestic consumption, including the demand for leisure and religious travel.

Noble intentions coupled with strong economic capacity provide a lucrative business opportunity for religious travel. The number of umrah, or mino...

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