Tourism

28-07-2014
The management of the Semiramis Hotel, a prime 4-star property in Central Damascus, has finally been awarded to a local company.
23-06-2014
The owner of the Semiramis Hotel will tender for the third time the contract to manage the property after it failed to attract its target price.
02-06-2014
Syrian nationals accounted for almost a quarter of hotel nights spent in Lebanon last year, contributing significantly to the health of that country’s hospitality industry, a report shows.
26-05-2014
Jupiter Investments, a company affiliated to the Hamsho Group, is seeking to obtain a license to invest in a large coastal resort off the city of Tartous.
05-05-2014
More than 80 percent of hotels located in Homs are out of service, according to a Government official.
28-04-2014
The Ministry of Tourism is organising on May a conference to attract local investors interested in small and medium-sized projects.
14-04-2014
The Syrian government plans to retender the contract for the management of a prime four-star hotel in central Damascus after a previous tender failed to generate competitive offers.
17-03-2014
The direct losses incurred by the tourism sector in the city of Aleppo alone amount to USD 500 million, according to an industry analyst.
17-02-2014
A bomb planted last week under the Carlton Aleppo Hotel, which had opened its doors only a few months before the beginning of the uprising, destroyed parts of the property and killed several soldiers.
23-12-2013
The Syrian government has awarded to private investors a 25-year contract for the management of a prime four-star hotel in central Damascus.
09-12-2013
Two new hospitality resorts are being established in Tartous and Lattakia, as the coastal area remains the only part of Syria to witness some form of limited investment.
11-11-2013
The Ministry of Tourism is reporting that only three investors have put forward bids to develop three different sites it is offering for investment in Damascus and Tartous.
14-10-2013
According to the Syrian ministry of tourism, close to 400 hotels across the country are out of service.
23-09-2013
After a long legal battle, the management rights of the Semiramis Hotel will return back to its owner, a state entity.
27-05-2013
Occupancy rates at Damascus hotels in 2012 were only a fifth of what they were two years earlier, according to a recently released report.