Tourism

09-10-2018
The issuance of passports to Syrians living abroad continues to represent an important source of foreign currency revenues.
28-08-2018
A new hotel property is set to open in Lattakia, which is among the rare parts of the country still hosting some investment in the tourism industry.
03-07-2018
The Ministry of Tourism has granted a license for the management of a boutique hotel in central Damascus to a UAE company.
12-06-2018
The Sheraton Aleppo Hotel is expected to reopen partially in the next few days some six years after it shut down.
04-06-2018
The number of countries that accept Syrians without visas has remained stable over the past eighteen months after declining severely after the onset of the uprising and war.
22-05-2018
The foundation stone of a rare Russian investment in Syria was laid last week near Tartous.
20-03-2018
Damascus’ landmark Four Seasons Hotel is now the property of one of the country’s most powerful business cronies.
20-03-2018
The award by the government of a prime investment location in Damascus has brought forward a new figure in the Syrian business community.
23-01-2018
The Homs city council has signed a new management contract for the city’s only four-star hotel.
09-01-2018
The Ministry of Tourism has offered for investment a large plot of land on the Mediterranean coast, which will likely go to regime linked figures and, possibly, Russian investors.
19-09-2017
The issuance of Syrian passports continues to generate significant foreign currency revenues but to a lower extent than in previous years, according to a government official.
22-08-2017
The Cham Hotels Group, the largest hotel operator in the country, has reported an increase in its revenues in the first half of this year, although they stand at only a fraction of their pre-uprising level.
11-07-2017
The Ministry of Tourism has inaugurated a small tourist coastal resort in Lattakia, a rare event since 2011.
13-06-2017
Cham Holding is expected to conclude a long-term agreement to develop a real estate project for the first time since the beginning of the uprising in 2011.
06-06-2017
The Ministry of Tourism is looking at offering several incentives to attract investment in a sector that can generate significant foreign currency revenues for the Government.