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Saudi Arabia’s Booming Tourism Industry

Nearly 700 years ago, on June 14, 1325 to be precise, Ibn Battuta rode out of Tangier, part of modern day Morocco, on a donkey. The famed traveller was just 21 when he started his journey to the holy city of Mecca, “swayed by an overmastering impulse within” and “a desire long-cherished in his bosom