Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia is investing in its hotels and resorts to try to get Saudis to spend holiday at home.

Religious tourism to Mecca is also key to the sector and the government is trying to improve the experience for visitors. The country makes around $18 billion a year from religious pilgrimages.

Related: Iran bans pilgrimages to Mecca

First published March 21, 2016: 12:35 PM ET

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