Tourism

22-11-2016
Hundreds of hospitality facilities continue to operate in Syria relying on domestic tourism, the Minister of Tourism has said, although revenues have fallen dramatically.
11-10-2016
Only thirty-one countries worldwide still accept Syrians without imposing visas prior to their travel.
13-09-2016
The Syrian government has more than doubled the taxes Syrians will pay to leave the country.
16-11-2015
Looking for new sources of tax income, the Syrian government is now targeting the tourism sector.
26-10-2015
Displaced Syrians and local tourists contributed to high occupancy rates in hotels on the Syrian coast, according to an industry executive.
14-09-2015
Syrians are now the largest investors in Jordan’s restaurant sector, according to an industry analyst.
20-04-2015
Holders of Syrian passports can travel to 48 countries visa-free, according to a IATA database.
23-03-2015
A Syrian state media has reported that the Ministry of Tourism has awarded a license for the construction of a small 4-star hotel located in the Mazzeh district of Damascus.
09-03-2015
Hundreds of historical sites in Syria have been damaged during the conflict, according to a Government official, a fifth of which are in Aleppo.
02-03-2015
Cham Palaces and Hotels, a large chain of upscale hotels across Syria, reported an increase in revenues in 2014 after years of falling occupancy rates.
09-02-2015
A Syrian official has announced that the contract of a Qatari company to develop an upscale hospitality project on the Syrian coast is being terminated.
13-10-2014
Occupancy rates in hotels in the coastal area were high during the summer season and in September according to the Chairman of Syria’s Federation of Chambers of Tourism.
06-10-2014
A new amusement and entertainment centre located in a Damascus suburb has recently opened its doors.
25-08-2014
A Russian company is planning to expand its investment in the tourism sector in Syria’s coastal area.
18-08-2014
Some 90 percent of Syria’s travel agents have stopped operating since the beginning of the uprising, according to a report.

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