Developing a Web-Based GIS for Pilgrims’ Housing Buildings, Hotels, Group Location Offices

Pilgrims of Turkey, Europe, America, and Australia Est.

This web-based GIS was developed to capture the locations and related attribute information of Establishment locations during Hajj, including pilgrims’ housing buildings, hotels, field service group offices, establishment offices in Makkah and Mashaer (Arafat, Muna, and Muzdalefah). The system provides the ability to search, analyze, and captures information of different types of locations, which ease the coordination between the establishment and the offices of field service groups. It also provides informational services for pilgrims related to establishment to enhance providing accommodation, transportation, and services for pilgrims. It also helps in guiding lost pilgrims during Hajj in Makkah and Mashaer.